27 Mar 2012

A versatile partner in South America

Rheinmetall Defence at FIDAE, Chile

From 27 March to 1 April 2012, FIDAE 2012 will take place in Santiago de Chile. FIDAE is one of the largest defence technology trade shows in South America. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of defence technology systems, Rheinmetall Defence will be on hand with a representative selection of its diverse array of products for military and security forces. Building on a proud tradition, the Düsseldorf, Germany-based Rheinmetall Group covers many different capability categories.

Rheinmetall retrofit programmes give land systems added punch and greater protection

Owing to its expertise as a systems integrator, Rheinmetall is able to modify legacy systems to make them more than a match for current challenges and threats.

State-of-the-art protection systems at sea and on land

Retrofit programmes deliver excellent protection and enhanced performance for combat vehicles

Unsurpassed know-how in networked air defence

In the domain of cannon-based air defence technology, Rheinmetall is the global leader and the sole single-source supplier of battle management systems, fire control systems, automatic cannon, integrated missile launchers and Ahead ammunition. Its core competencies include the development and manufacture of complete air defence systems as well as simulators and training equipment.

One of the world’s leading suppliers of advanced infantry weapons and ammunition

Well aware of the importance of having “boots on the ground”, Rheinmetall is also an important partner of the infantry

Rheinmetall’s new family of 60mm mortar ammunition combines outstanding combat effectiveness, long range and full compatibility with existing systems

Among other Rheinmetall indirect fire products on display at FIDAE 2012 will be its new family of 60mm mortar ammunition. Optimized for insensitivity, it meets or exceeds STANAG 4439 norms, and encompasses service and practice ammunition, including insensitive high explosive (IHE), high explosive (HE), three types of smoke/obscurant (WP, RP multispectral and TTC) as well as illumination rounds (visible and infra-red).

Rheinmetall AG

Head of Press and Public Relations
Oliver Hoffmann
Rheinmetall Platz 1
40476 Düsseldorf
Germany
Phone: +49 211 473-4748
Fax: +49 211 473-4157

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