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Your contact person

Paul Sonnenschein
Head of Public Relations

Phone +49 7551 89 - 26 85
pr@diehl-defence.com

Address

Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG

Alte Nußdorfer Straße 13
88662 Überlingen

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01-02-2017 | Diehl Defence, Unternehmensnews

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. Changes in the markets and new requirements on the part of our customers necessitate proactive measures. We have therefore decided to concentrate our defence business, as from February 1, 2017, under a single roof: Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KGThe new company will assume both the tasks of the previous Diehl Defence Holding GmbH and the business activities of the business unit Diehl BGT Defence GmbH & Co. KG. The existing board of management of both companies will remain unchanged, comprising:Dipl-Kfm. Claus Günther, Strategy and Investments, PresidentDipl.-Betriebsw. (BA) Thomas Bodenmüller, Chief Financial Officer,Dr. rer. nat. Rainer Kroth, Chief Technology Officer,Dipl-Ing. (BA) Helmut Rauch, Chief Program Officer. The contact data of...Read more


08-12-2016 | Diehl Defence, Unternehmensnews, Produktnews

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 Gripen, has again been extended. After its initial optimization for air-to-air use, it has already been procured for short-range (IRIS-T SLS) ground-based air defence. Now functionality has been enhanced with an air-to-surface engagement capability. This basic air-to-ground capability provides the ability to acquire, track and engage individual ground targets like boats/ships, small buildings and vehicles and has been successfully verified in September 2016 by a test firing from a Norwegian F-16. Now usable in air-to-ground engagements as well, IRIS-T is the worldwide best performing short-range air-to-air missile setting new standards in its market segment. As part of full aircraft integration, IRIS-T supports a configuration with various...Read more