Rheinmetall makes a decisive contribution to the U.S. Military’s gentle artillery cannon venture. Rheinmetall’s subsidiary American Rheinmetall Munition (Stafford, VA) has been awarded a $2.5M contract from the U.S. Military for the supply of a shorter and lighter artillery weapon system in assist of the Nationwide Protection Technique. A light-weight artillery cannon would improve the mobility, maneuverability and lethality of Military artillery methods and supply the long-range firing efficiency functionality the Military is looking for for its total howitzer fleet. It would additional inform the Military’s ongoing functionality evaluation for a next-generation armament. American Rheinmetall Munition is a part of the American Rheinmetall household of U.S. protection corporations which embody American Rheinmetall Techniques in Biddeford, ME, American Rheinmetall Autos in Sterling Heights, MI, and U.S. company guardian American Rheinmetall Protection in Reston, VA.

COL Lance Inexperienced, the Army Deputy of the Fight Capabilities Improvement Command-Armament Middle (DEVCOM AC) acknowledged, “This DEVCOM AC venture alongside quite a few different energetic Science and Expertise efforts may present our warfighters a definite benefit on this more and more advanced safety setting.”


“We’re proud to have the chance to assist the Military in its efforts to develop next-generation long-range precision fires applied sciences and notably to prototype what may very well be game-changing superior, light-weight howitzer applied sciences. Rheinmetall is a worldwide chief in artillery applied sciences together with munitions, propellant and cannons and we are going to carry to bear our great experience, know-how and full dedication to the Military on this effort,” mentioned American Rheinmetall Munition CEO John Somich.

American Rheinmetall Munition is at present increasing its position as a significant provider of progressive, next-generation weapons and ammunition within the U.S., drawing on a worldwide portfolio of world class munitions and armaments supplied by Rheinmetall and its associates. The corporate has been producing and supplying high-performance observe and direct fireplace service ammunition for American army and legislation enforcement prospects for a number of many years. This new prototype artillery resolution contract represents one other alternative to display American Rheinmetall Munition’s dedication to function an important associate to the Military and to ship next-generation know-how.