Weapon and Ammunition

Impact and cover

Impact and cover – the portfolio of the Weapon and Ammunition division comprises solutions for threat-appropriate, effective and accurate firepower as well as for comprehensive protection and operations support. Whether on land, on water, or in the air, Rheinmetall as one of the leading technology companies delivers systems for superiority on current and future battlefields and deployment areas. The division consists of four business units: Weapon and Munition, Propulsion Systems, Protection Systems, and Project & Services.
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.

Protection Systems

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.

Project & Services

Rheinmetall offers services for deployed operations support and provides armed forces and security organizations with services from a single source, including operational support, depot logistics and the disposal of unused ammunition.
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