Rheinmetall has obtained a brand new and necessary contract for the German Air Power. The framework contract, awarded by the German procurement company BAAINBw, is presently price as much as CAD 18 million (€13 million) and can run over the following three years. Between 2022 and 2025, Rheinmetall will provide its buyer with 16 new cell begin models with built-in floor energy (MSU-GP). The contract additionally contains the retrofit of 48 MSU-E models presently in service to the latest MSU-GP model. The German Air Power has been utilizing the Rheinmetall MSU to begin its complete fleet of plane, together with the Eurofighter, since 2014. This contract therefore continues a enterprise relationship that has been profitable for many years.

Rheinmetall’s cell begin models (MSU) have each navy and business functions and a broad worldwide enchantment. These models are present in airports across the globe: greater than 1200 have been bought in additional than 40 nations. Designed to prioritize reliability and flexibility, the Rheinmetall MSU-GP is a reliable resolution for any takeoff. As the one turbine-powered air begin unit, it’s lighter to deploy and extra compact than a diesel engine unit. Air transportable and confirmed throughout the globe even in excessive climate environments, the MSU-GP delivers. And built-in floor energy means 2-for-1: it saves important area with each a bleed air and electrical energy provide in a single unit whereas enhancing cost-effectiveness.


On the navy facet, Rheinmetall MSUs are usually not solely used with the German Air Power however are additionally in operation with the US Navy which employs them on all of their plane carriers. Trusted by civilian firms together with main German aviation firms, British Airways, American Airways, Air New Zealand, and FedEx, the MSUs can begin even probably the most demanding plane, together with the B777-300ER and A380. Rheinmetall is collaborating at ILA Berlin – a number one progressive commerce honest for the aerospace trade – going down from 22 to 26 June 2022. Guests will study extra in regards to the Rheinmetall MSU-GP, which might be on show at sales space G001.

As nations improve their commitments to decreasing their emissions with greater requirements and laws, airports all over the world have to pivot in direction of zero emissions options. To assist these necessities, Rheinmetall just lately launched the Rheinmetall eMSU – the world’s first all-electric air begin unit. The eMSU permits for carbon-free essential engine begins and a discount in general floor operations emissions. Straightforward to function, it’s the greenest air begin unit resolution in the marketplace. Rheinmetall might be presenting in September 2022 its newest model of the eMSU at GSE Expo Europe. Don’t miss the chance to see it reside in Paris and to study extra in regards to the many benefits of this new zero-emission air begin unit.

Let’s get began the Eurofighter: German Air Power is utilizing exclusivly Rheinmetall’s MSU-E to begin Eurofighter