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2014-05-19 12:20:40

DUBLIN, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6s892m/ammunition_market) has announced the addition of the "Global Ammunition Market - Forecast to 2019: Major players are Alliant Techsystems, General Dynamics, Rheinmetall, Denel, BAE Systems, and Nexter" report to their offering. The ammunition market is gaining importance due to the rising number of armed conflicts. At present, it is largely being used for homeland security and...

2011-06-22 08:45:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Show with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics to provide long-term training and logistics support to the German armed forces should the Government of Germany select the MH148 CYCLONE((TM)) multi-mission helicopter for its naval rotorcraft needs. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2010-02-18 11:02:00

STAFFORD, Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheinmetall Defence is pleased to announce the legal transference of the Mk281 green training ammunition contract from Rheinmetall Waffe Muntion GmbH in Germany (RWM) to American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) in the United States. The U.S. Marine Corps will award future Mk281 contracts directly to ARM. This action will bring about an accurate perception of ARM's advanced munitions business structure and the breadth of U.S. manufacturing capabilities....

2009-12-03 09:36:00

STAFFORD, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), Inc. is pleased to announce the start-up of their new production facility in Camden, Arkansas. As a result of continued success in the U.S. 40-millimeter green training ammunition market, this capital investment will positively impact U.S. small businesses that have teaming agreements and supply chain contracts with ARM. Teaming partners include Cyalume Technologies in Massachusetts and Spectra Technologies, Llc....

2009-09-11 07:00:00

FRANKFURT, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing EU 5 and EU 6 emissions standards with products for complying with the set thresholds, the Kolbenschmidt Pierburg Group is presenting itself at the IAA 2009. In hall 8 of the Frankfurt fairgrounds, the Group is displaying a 4-cylinder demonstration engine fitted out with components for fuel, CO2 and other pollutant reductions in anticipation of EU 6 to come into force in 2014. This year's IAA presence is also timed to coincide with the...

2009-08-27 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and Rheinmetall Nitrochemie of Germany/Switzerland have signed a new strategic agreement for the transfer of advanced propellant technologies from Nitrochemie to ATK. The technology transfer positions ATK as the exclusive North American provider of Extruded Impregnated (EI), Extruded Composite Low-sensitivity (ECL), Surface Coated Double Base (SCDB), and R-Type propellants. The advanced propellants enhance...


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