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Rheinmetall to supply ammunition for the F-35

Posted in Air Force on March 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Rheinmetall to supply ammunition for the F-35

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Rheinmetall a contract worth $6.5 million to supply several ten thousand rounds of its new 25mm x 137 Frangible Armour Piercing (FAP) round for the F-35.

AF-2 First Aerial Gun Fire 10/30/2015
Photo: Chad Bellay, Edwards F-35 Integrated Test Force
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