Major ammunition order for Rheinmetall

DUSSELDORF, Germany, Germany’s Rheinmetall Group reports receipt of a multimillion-dollar contract to supply ammunition to an unidentified international customer.

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The period of performance of the award, valued at more than $439 million, is seven years, the company said.

Details on the types of ammunition to be provided were not disclosed.

The order follows a license agreement in May with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems–Canada to produce Omnitrap decoy ammunition for the Royal Canadian Navy.

Rheinmetall Defense, with production and sales locations in 15 countries, offers an extensive array of weapon systems and ammunition types, as well as warhead and propellant technology for missiles and torpedoes.

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