Rheinmetall receives Puma spares order
Rheinmetall has received orders for additional equipment for the German Army’s Puma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fleet, the company announced on 8 January.
The orders comprise the supply of spare parts and special tools worth a total of around €54 million.
Under a recently signed framework agreement, shipment of the spare parts is scheduled to begin in mid-2020, with the delivery period expected to cover a roughly two-year period. The special tools will be delivered in the 2020-2022 timeframe.
Delivery of the last of the 350 Puma IFVs ordered by the Germany Army will take place during the course of 2020.
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