The problem of ammunition

The symposium „Prospects for Defence Industry“ of the German Society for Defence Technology (DWT) ended yesterday. During these two days speakers provided well-founded insights into the current material and procurement situation of Bundeswehr. „The problem of ammunition is most urgent,“ said Hubert Blahnik, Deputy Head of Equipment Department, German Ministry of Defence. At the same…

Contract on the new Bundeswehr assault rifle

Bundeswehr is – finally, after a long procurement process – getting a new standard assault rifle. Yesterday, representatives of the management of manufacturer Heckler & Koch and project managers of BAAINBw met at the German procurement agency BAAINBw in Koblenz to finalise last contractual details. From 2026, Bundeswehr will receive G95A1 assault rifle as a…