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 Saab continue their successful anti-ship missile cooperation


Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for the development and production of the next generation anti-ship missile system. The total order value amounts to SEK3.2 billion and [...]

Defence business under single roof


As a partner of the Bundeswehr and numerous international armed forces, Diehl Defence develops and delivers high-tech equipment in the fields of ground-based air defence, guided missiles, ammunition as well as training and protection systems. [...]

Royal Norwegian Air Force tested IRIS-T in air-to-ground mission


The functionality of the short-range air-to-air missile IRIS-T (Infra Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled), produced by Diehl Defence, Germany, and having been selected for the combat jets Eurofighter/Typhoon, F-16, EF-18, Tornado and [...]

Subjects in Focus

Laser protection for Bundeswehr´s transport aircraft


Diehl Defence is developing a laser-based DIRCM  (Directed Infrared Counter Measure) system for protection of the Bundeswehr ´s new A400M military transport aircraft against missile attacks. The innovative protection system employs manufacturer Elbit Systems` high-tech sensors to counter seeker-guided missiles. Such missiles, used in mobile air defence systems, pose a great danger especially during take-offs and landings....

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