Rheinmetall Receives Largest-Ever Ammunition Order

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has received a framework contract from the Bundeswehr that covers the delivery of 155mm artillery ammunition, including for Ukraine.

The company said this in a statement posted on its website, Ukrinform reports.

The contract worth up to EUR 8.5 billion was signed on June 20, 2024.

The recipient countries are Germany, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Estonia and Denmark.

An existing framework agreement was significantly expanded. The order is primarily intended to increase the Stocks of the German armed forces and its allies and to support Ukraine in its defensive struggle, the press release said.

Read also: Rheinmetall plans to send Ukraine hundreds of thousands of artillery rounds before year-end

Deliveries are scheduled to begin in early 2025. The primary buyer will be Germany, which will provide part of the deliveries to Ukraine.



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