Bundeswehr awards Rheinmetall a contract for DM88

Bundeswehr awards Rheinmetall a contract for DM88

Rheinmetall has received a $24 million contract to supply 13,000 rounds of 120mm x 570 DM88 ammunition to the Bundeswehr.

The DM88 is an advanced practice round made specifically for the Leopard 2 main battle tank. Ballistically, it is identical to the service ammunition developed and supplied by Rheinmetall, and meets the Bundeswehr’s full range of specifications with regard to precision and handling safety.

Deliveries will run from November to the end of 2018.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
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