High-tech protection for soldiers on deployment
The Defence sector of the Rheinmetall Group is among the defence and security industry’s leading providers of innovative products for the German and international armed and security forces. Rheinmetall Defence provides system and partial system solutions as well as a broad portfolio of services for capability in the areas of mobility, reconnaissance, management, effectiveness and protection. It also offers customized training and simulation solutions.
As a leading European systems supplier for armed forces technology, Rheinmetall Defence has many years of experience and innovation in armored vehicles, weapons and ammunition and in the areas of air defence and electronics – including serving the requirements of the navy and air force and for internal security. Whether for requirements specific to different branches of the armed forces or overall requirements, whether for external or internal security, the sector has a wide product portfolio of platforms and components, which are offered as individual and networked system solutions. This makes Rheinmetall Defence a strong and reliable partner to the German armed forces, their allies and friendly armies, along with civil national security forces.
All development, production and service activities are geared towards ensuring the best possible protection for soldiers on deployment. Rheinmetall Defence continuously sets new technological standards here: from vehicle, protection and weapon systems, through infantry equipment and air defence, to the networking of function sequences, electro-optics and simulation.
In fiscal year 2017, Rheinmetall Defence’s 11,232 employees generated annual sales of €3,036 million.