Precision for successful missions

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With its broad product range of highly advanced guided missiles, Diehl Defence contributes to the protection and robustness of national and allied armed forces. The highly efficient precision weapons can be integrated into a variety of carrier platforms – for air-, ground- and naval missions ...

Ground-Based Air Defence

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Today, population centers, facilities and objects such as camps of international armed forces in war and crisis areas are exposed to air threats, particularly medium-range missiles, unmanned air vehicles, rockets and grenades. Ground-based air defence units contribute to safeguarding airspace as well as protecting the population and soldiers in action ...

Effectiveness in Combat

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International force contingents operate in global trouble spots. Apart from humanitarian aid and peace-stabilizing missions, they must also be in a position to prevail in highly intensive combat. Innovative ammunition solutions provide the opportunity of engaging high-value targets at long distances while largely avoiding collateral damage. The ammunition´s effectiveness against targets under and behind cover helps soldiers prevail in case of ambush. Diehl delivers ammunition solutions for land-, air- and naval forces in the medium- and large calibre range ...

Reconnaissance and Protection

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Terrorist-, bomb- and rocket attacks, hidden improvised explosive devices (IEDs): Threats to the health and lives of soldiers are omnipresent. Surveillance sensors offering flexible employment provide precise reconnaissance results regarding activities in the air, at sea and on the ground. Image processing technologies enable a high degree of automation to relieve the troops. Innovative developments in the field of nonlethal effectors offer new possibilities for protecting armed forces as well as facilities ...

Key Components

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In view of the duration of global operations and the forces´ growing need of equipment, the issue of reliable delivery and provision is increasingly important. Access to major key components, frequently the products´ centrepieces, allows Diehl Defence to safeguard long-term equipment programs and to maintain high technology standards ...

Service and Training

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Successful missions require a high level of qualification aiming at reliable handling of equipment and appliances. Severe training and intensive preparation in view of the expected threats in the area of operation put soldiers into a position to master difficult missions. Diehl Defence´s advanced training and simulation systems support armed forces in realistic operational scenarios thus saving costs, regardless of time and location ...


Diehl and Elbit expand cooperation on protection systems for aerial vehicles


Diehl Defence and Elbit Systems are expanding their two-year-old cooperation on the development of a DIRCM self-protection system for the Bundeswehr´s Airbus A400M transport aircraft. On June 1, 2016, the companies signed an additional agreement at [...]

HPEM system from Diehl Defence protects against mini-drones


Mini-drones represent an increasing threat to both public events and military missions. In particular, autonomously operating mini-drones enhance the new threat from the air.Countermeasure systems based only on interference with radio signals as [...]

Precision and protection


At this year´s Singapore International Air Show, Diehl Defence is showcasing missile, air defence and ammunition expertise providing armed forces highest possible precision and protection for their manifold missions. The focus is on flexible system [...]

Subjects in Focus

Laser Technology: Precision in Missions

Today's mission scenarios require notably higher precision in terms of both target engagement and protection. In this context, laser technology can provide valuable contributions in various applications:

  • Semi-Active Laser (SAL) sensors enable precise cueing of guided missiles and guided ammunition by means of a laser target designator.
  • Directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM) contribute effectively to the protection of aircraft against guided missiles with IR seekers.

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