Rheinmetall Defense of Germany announced it has recently booked an order from Germany’s armament procurement agency, the BAAINBw (Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr) to manufacture and deliver of 10,000 rounds of 30mm x 173 calibre armour-piercing ammunition. The 30 mm ammunition is aimed for the Mauser MK30-2/ABM automatic cannon of Puma tracked infantry fighting vehicle fielded by the German Army.

Delivery of the 350 vehicles jointly produced by Projekt Systems and Management (PSM) consortium (formed by Rheinmetall Landsysteme and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann) to the Bundeswehr will be complete by 2020.

Puma(Rheinmetall Defense).

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