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AUSA 2021: UVision and Rheinmetall sign loitering munitions partnership

12th October 2021 - 16:30 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC


Rheinmetall believes its tie-up with Israeli loitering munitions specialist UVision helps to address modern military customer requirements. (Photo: Rheinmetall)

Pact could see Hero loitering munitions integrated with the Lynx IFV.

Israel-based UVision and German conglomerate Rheinmetall signed a strategic partnership for loitering munitions on 11 October during the AUSA exhibition in Washington DC.

The two companies stated in a joint press release that they will ‘offer end-to-end solutions for loitering munitions to the armed forces of Europe’.

This partnership envisions integrating the UVision Hero family of loitering munitions with the Rheinmetall range of crewed and uncrewed vehicle platforms, launchers, battle management systems and armoured vehicles such the Lynx IFV (a contender in the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition).

As for upcoming deliveries, UVision chairman Yair Ramati confirmed to Shephard

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Wilder Alejandro Sanchez


Wilder Alejandro Sanchez

Wilder Alejandro Sánchez is an analyst who covers defense & security, geopolitical, and trade issues …

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