Weapon and Ammunition

Impact and cover

Impact and cover – the Weapon and Ammunition division's portfolio includes solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as comprehensive protection. Whether on land, at sea or in the air – as one of the world's leading technology companies, Rheinmetall supplies impressive systems that ensure superiority on the battlefields and operational areas of today and the future. The division is divided into the four business units: Direct Fire, Indirect Fire, Propulsion Systems and Protection Systems.
Business units

Direct Fire and Indirect Fire

Powerful weapon and munition systems in the medium and large calibre range include automatic cannons for land, air and sea vehicles, the world-famous smoothbore technology for battle tank guns, artillery systems, intelligent projectiles and novel effectors such as high-energy lasers with scalable effect and maximum precision.

Propulsion Systems

New propellant technologies increase the range and efficiency of flat and high-angle fire systems. Special applications for the civilian sector such as airbag propellants or paper deacidification solutions help to save human lives and cultural assets.


The latest generation of passive, active and hybrid protection solutions defend against the most diverse threats to material and people. The portfolio ranges from passive ballistic superstructures to rapid fog and stand-off active protection systems.


Passion for Technology.

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