Procurement: January 12, 2002


: Germany has approved several new arms programs (in addition to the A400M deal): 

@ Five K130 corvettes will be built for $1.5 billion; the last will enter
service in 2008.

@ The German Army will buy 202 Fennek 4x4 recon vehicles for $200 million
in a joint German-Dutch program.

@ The German Army will buy six unmanned recon drones for $200 million.

@ Germany has agreed to jointly develop a European version of the JSTARS surface-tracking radar with France, Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands.--Stephen V Cole




Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   Contribute   Close