For the first time in the history of Rheinmetall AG, a woman joins the Executive Board: Dagmar Steinert succeeds Helmut P. Merch, who has retired for reasons of age, as Chief Financial Officer.

The US companies Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman reach an agreement with Rheinmetall to purchase fuselage centre sections for the F-35 fighter aircraft from Germany.

Rheinmetall shares are included in the DAX, Germany's highest share index, for the first time. The share is exchanged for that of Fresenius Medical Care.

Rheinmetall Australia starts series production of the Boxer CRV at the Ipswich plant in Queensland.
Rheinmetall's Sensors and Actuators division receives an order in the mid double-digit million euro range from a new customer for more than 150,000 HRB 1800 hydrogen recirculation blowers (Hydrogen Recirculation Blower).
Rheinmetall enters into a strategic co-operation with the Ukrainian state-owned company Ukroboronprom.

Rheinmetall presents the new "Fuchs Evolution" wheeled armoured vehicle.


Rheinmetall receives an order from the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence to supply modern medical equipment for field operations.

Rheinmetall is contracted by the Bundeswehr and the Dutch armed forces to supply up to 3058 Caracal airborne platforms.

Series production of 35 mm ammunition for the Gepard anti-aircraft tank, which is deployed in the Ukraine, begins in Unterlüß. Previously, Rheinmetall engineers had adapted the 35 mm ammunition for the Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the outdated fire control technology of the Gepard anti-aircraft tank.

Ground-breaking ceremony for the Rheinmetall plant in Weeze. Centre fuselage parts for the new F-51 fighter aircraft from Northrop Grummon and Lockheed Martin will be manufactured there from 2025.
Rheinmetall presents the latest configuration of the Luna NG reconnaissance drone at the DSEI defence technology trade fair in London.

Rheinmetall receives a new order to supply an innovative plug and play heat pump solution for use in electric tractors.


Rheinmetall is awarded a contract by the British Ministry of Defence to supply the Trailblazer driver vision system for the Warrior infantry fighting vehicle fleet.


The Skyranger 30 A1 air defence system, equipped with the 30 mm x 173 KCE revolver cannon, is being successfully tested and fired at the Ochsenboden test centre, where the system is proving itself both stationary and on the move.


Rheinmetall sells its small-bore piston production division to the financial investor Comitans Capital.

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Am 20. März 2023 wurde der Technologiekonzern Rheinmetall AG in den deutschen Leitindex DAX aufgenommen. Dieser Aufstieg bestätigt den Erfolg der über 130-jährigen Unternehmensentwicklung. Rheinmetall ist bereits lange auf dem Börsenparkett präsent. Nach der Gründung der Firma im Jahr 1889 erfolgte der Börsengang der damaligen Rheinischen Metallwaaren- und Maschinenfabrik Actiengesellschaft im Jahre 1894. Der Düsseldorfer Konzern war im Jahr 1996 Gründungsmitglied im MDAX (Mid-Cap-DAX) und wurde seitdem ohne Unterbrechung in diesem Aktienindex notiert.

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