Rheinmetall Waffe Munition Arges GmbH (formerly Arges Armaturen GmbH) specializes in the manufacture and supply of high explosive, training and pyrotechnic hand grenades for the military, navy, and air force.
The company manufactures a wide array of 40 mm low-velocity cartridges. Rheinmetall Waffe Munition Arges GmbH produces defensive, and practice hand grenades and hand grenade components, enjoying a global reputation for excellence.
It develops and manufactures armoured vehicles of various weight classes, ranging from the new Light Infantry Vehicle for mobile special forces units to a variety of combat engineer vehicles and the legendary Leopard main battle tank, many of whose key components bear the Rheinmetall hallmark.
Company's capabilities include:
- Camp protection
- Network enabled capabilities
- Future soldier systems
- Public security
- Vehicle systems
- Turret systems
- Weapons and ammunition
- Air defense systems
- Reconnaissance and sensor systems
- C3i systems / fire control units
- Unmanned systems
- NBC reconnaissance systems
- Protection systems / pyrotechnics
- Naval applications
- Cargo loading and aviation systems
- Simulation and training
- Test systems
- Power supply systems
- Test and evaluation
In cooperation with a joint venture partner, it has developed and manufactured the Bundeswehr's Puma, an airportable infantry fighting vehicle. Company's Fuchs/Fox NBC armoured reconnaissance vehicle, already procured by seven countries, underscores Rheinmetall's global lead in this critical field.
Company's unmanned air vehicles enable the aerial reconnaissance and engagement of targets. It makes simulators for training the crews of ships, combat aircraft and tanks, supplemented by large-scale tactical simulation systems for exercising operational scenarios, which are also useful in research and development.