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after winning 210 GTK Boxers to Australia and proposing to make a sale of 450 Lynx IFVs, Rheinmetall is proposing the Oerlikon Skyranger air defense complex mounted on a Boxer chassis. rumours say the sale is for 20 but could possibly be more.
the Skyranger can engage incoming mortars, drones and target low flying aircraft
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While the Oerlikon Skyranger’s primary role is to counter increasing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) threats, it also has a secondary ground-ground capability as its 35 mm Advanced Hit Efficiency and Destruction (AHEAD) ammunition can be effective against some ground targets.

The new system is fitted with an Oerlikon Revolver Gun Mk 3 remote controlled turret armed with a 35 mm/90 calibre gas-operated Oerlikon Revolver Cannon. It has 252 rounds of ready use ammunition, and the empty cartridge cases are ejected externally.

In the air-defence role its maximum range is 4,000 m and it has a nominal rate of fire of 1,000 rounds per minute or a single-shot mode at 200 rounds a minute.

For the counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) role, it would typically fire the latest-generation AHEAD 35x228 mm round that has a muzzle vehicle (m/v) of 1,050 m/s. The first example of the new Skyranger Gun is a single-feed system, but there is growth potential for a dual-feed system.

There are currently four types of 35 mm AHEAD ammunition: PMD062 with a payload of 152 sub-projectiles, PMD330 with 497 sub-projectiles, PMD375 with 860 sub-projectiles, and PMD428 with more than 600 sub-projectiles that are optimised against UAVs.

Other types of 35x228 mm ammunition can be fired, including high-explosive incendiary (HEI), high-explosive incendiary – tracer (HEI-T), frangible armour piercing (FAP), and associated training rounds.

 

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Germany and Romania are holding talks on the procurement of 60 Leopard 2A7 MBTs for the Romanian Army
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Germany seriously needs to woo KSA back, and sell some serious amount of Leopards. IF KSA goes ahead with it's plans to induct a second MBT, nobody but Germany looses.
 

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Germany seriously needs to woo KSA back, and sell some serious amount of Leopards. IF KSA goes ahead with it's plans to induct a second MBT, nobody but Germany looses.
I believe we have exported MG4s and some patrol like boats, but nothing serious to Saudi Arabia.
 

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Germany is pitching the MEKO 80 OPV to the Bulgarian competition for 2 new Offshore Patrol Vessels. not much is known about Bulgaria's offer though such as sensors or weaponry, however it is assumed that their MEKO 80's will be fitted with a Oto Melara 76mm and 4 Exocet Block 2 or 3 Anti-ship missiles. most likely 1 will be built in Germany and 1 will be built in Bulgaria
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Algeria signed a major contract with Germany. Production on the GTK Boxer will be launched in Algeria near Ain Smara, with the first production line starting in 2020.
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Germany is pitching the HK416, HK417, MG4 and G28 to the Swedish Armed Forces for their future weapon procurement. HK416 alongside with HK417 will replace the AK5, MG4 will replace the Minimi and the G28 will supplement their Sako TRGs
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Germany was contracted to build 12 MEKO OPV 80s for the Australian SEA 1180 project. the OPV will be armed with an Oto Melara 40mm and 2 M2. 50 calibers along with having a platform for a helicopter.
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MEKO OPV 80 - Technical Data

MAIN DIMENIONS
Length o.a.84.2 m
Beam max.13.3 m
Displacement (approx.)1,500 t
Speed max.25 kn
Range4,500 nm/14 kn
PROPULSION PLANT
CODAD (COmbined Diesel And Diesel)
CPPs 2
Diesels 2
COMPLEMENT
Crew65
Supernumerary23
(Special Forces/Trainees etc.)
HELICOPTER
10 t 1

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