Ruag Holding

Major order for RUAG police ammunition from the Netherlands

    Fürth/Thun (ots) - In a public invitation to tender, RUAG Ammotec, a subsidiary of the RUAG technology group, has won a major order for its 9 mm "Action" ammunition from the Royal Netherlands Constabulary. The order is worth 17 million euros.  RUAG's newly developed product, which is based on Sintox technology, saw off competition from six other European bidders. RUAG Ammotec is Europe's leading supplier of small calibre ammunition and has production sites in Thun (Switzerland), Fürth (Germany) and Amotfors (Sweden). It also supplies a large proportion of the ammunition purchased by German and Swiss authorities. Apart from the authorities, the other main users of RUAG's high-quality products are hunters and marksmen.

  The RUAG technology group

    RUAG is an international aerospace and defence specialist with strong technological skills.  The Group's holding company is based in Berne (Switzerland). With production sites in Switzerland and Germany, RUAG is a leading supplier and integrator of systems and components for civilian and military aerospace applications. It is active in aircraft construction as well as in the maintenance and fitting out of aircraft and helicopters.

    The company is the industry partner for the technical weapons and systems upgrade programme of its key customer, the Swiss Armed Forces. It supplies and integrates complex weapon, command & control and simulation systems for other countries' armed forces and the international authorities market.  RUAG is also an international leader in ammunition manufacturing.

    RUAG is an expert in high-precision manufacturing technologies for the aerospace and defence sectors as well as for the automotive, semiconductor and mechanical engineering industries. RUAG's engineering skills provide the foundations of its dynamic role in development and production.

ots Originaltext: RUAG Ammotec
Internet: www.presseportal.ch/fr/

Contact:
Cyril Kubelka
CEO, RUAG Ammotec
Tel. +49/172/293'24'91



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