Dutch procurement agency Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) has renewed its contract with Rheinmetall for the supply of various types of ammunition for a period of at least ten years.
The framework agreement envisages annual call-offs of around €50 million, meaning that total volume could come to €500 million. The customer is already preparing for the first call-offs.
Under the agreement, Rheinmetall will supply 35mm medium-calibre ammunition for infantry fighting vehicles, 40mm ROSY smoke/obscurant cartridges, and a family of 155mm artillery ammunition.
Major General Ivo de Jong, Deputy Director of the DMO, and Roman Köhne, managing director of Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH, signed the contract on July 30 this year.
Rheinmetall says it has already assumed full responsibility for the complete 155mm portfolio under the agreement. This extends from the Assegai ammunition family to modular charges and fuses.