The Hungarian state is constructing a brand new explosives plant to supply RDX (Analysis Division eXplosive) at its website in Várpalota, Hungary. Rheinmetall Denel Munition Pty (Ltd) from South Africa is supplying the required plant expertise. Underneath the contract signed on 15 December 2022, a brand new plant shall be constructed and operated by a three way partnership consisting of Rheinmetall and N7 Holding, a state-owned Hungarian enterprise. The contract is price a determine within the low three-digit million-euro vary.

The venture is a strategic funding by Hungary in cooperation with Rheinmetall in response to the scarcity of explosives ensuing from robust demand for ammunition in Europe and NATO. On the similar time, it promotes Europe’s independence from abroad imports on this sector. As soon as accomplished and brought over by the Hungarian state, Rheinmetall AG would be the main buyer for the explosives produced by the plant.


Now that the planning section is full, the venture will begin in 2023, in order that manufacturing can start by 2027. The explosives produced within the new plant can be utilized for artillery, tank, and mortar ammunition, amongst different issues. The contract covers the availability of plant engineering, expertise, and course of know-how in addition to the related documentation, coaching, and all actions mandatory to realize full-scale manufacturing.

Rheinmetall AG is a German automotive and arms producer, headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. Rheinmetall was based in 1889 as “Rheinische Metallwaaren- und Maschinenbaufabrik Aktiengesellschaft”. Its shares are traded on the Frankfurt inventory alternate. As an built-in expertise group with about 25,000 workers worldwide, the listed Rheinmetall AG stands for a powerful, internationally profitable firm that operates in varied markets with an progressive vary of services and products.