American Rheinmetall Defense

Next-generation solutions for the U.S. Armed Forces

American Rheinmetall Defense, Inc., headquartered in Reston, VA, is the U.S. hub for Rheinmetall Defence – a key player in the European defense industry – that brings the global company's complete range of defense and security products to the United States market. Rheinmetall Defence is a longstanding partner of NATO and has many years of experience as a top supplier to the U.S. Department of Defense.

American Rheinmetall Defense is committed to delivering next-generation solutions to the U.S. Armed Forces in support of their critical modernization priorities.

Rheinmetall's U.S. hub

Rheinmetall's U.S. organization includes established engineering and production capabilities that allow it to modify existing products and develop new solutions that meet the priority requirements of its US customers. These products consist of, but are not limited to, game-changing solutions for next-generation vehicles, innovations for increased soldier lethality, and advanced high-tech munitions.

American Rheinmetall Defense, as the U.S. hub, constitutes a centralized support structure for its three specialized operating companies: American Rheinmetall Systems, American Rheinmetall Munition, and American Rheinmetall Vehicles. The U.S. hub is positioned to provide guidance to these companies by:

  • establishing and maintaining U.S. industry and government relationships,
  • managing business development and customer engagement activities,
  • developing and implementing corporate strategies, and
  • leading and executing all marketing efforts.

Rheinmetall – Force protection is our mission

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Next-generation solutions for the U.S. Armed Forces

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Rheinmetall's specialized corporations and capabilities in the U.S.

American Rheinmetall Munition

Stafford, Virginia – Headquarters / Camden, Arkansas – Production

  • Medium caliber low and high velocity munitions
  • Large caliber munitions
  • Extended range artillery
  • Sound and flash grenades
  • Handheld and vehicle mounted smoke screening grenades
  • Expandable hand grenades
  • Day and night training and practice cartridges
  • Tactical marker cartridges
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Airburst munition technology
  • Propellants
  • Munitions fuzing
  • Active protection systems
  • Naval and airborne decoys

Learn more about American Rheinmetall Munition

American Rheinmetall Systems

Biddeford, Maine

  • Weapon mounted laser ranging, aiming and illuminating devices
  • Weapon mounted fire control systems
  • Remote weapon station systems and optics, including HD camera modules
  • Heavy weapon mounts and improvement packages
  • Vehicle mounted surveillance and fire control solutions
  • Programming units for airburst munitions
  • Electronic systems for vehicles
  • Soldier situational awareness systems
  • Unmanned ground vehicle platforms

Learn more about American Rheinmetall Systems

American Rheinmetall Vehicles

Sterling Heights, Michigan

  • Main battle tanks
  • Tracked infantry fighting vehicles
  • Wheeled and tracked armored vehicles and armored support vehicles
  • Tactical trucks and militarized trucks
  • Manned and unmanned turret systems
  • Robotic and autonomous systems

Learn more about American Rheinmetall Vehicles

Upcoming exhibitions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current global situation most exhibitions worldwide have been cancelled. We continue to respond to the challenges and work to ensure that we stay connected virtually until we can meet again in person.

American Rheinmetall Defense participates in the following events regularly:

  • AUSA – Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting, in Washington, DC
  • AUSA Global Force
  • Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium (GVSETS) & Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry (APBI), in Novi, Michigan
  • Modern Day Marine, in Quantico, Virginia

Link to the Rheinmetall exhibitions page

Meet with Rheinmetall leadership at the show

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    11180 Sunrise Valley Drive,
    Suite 240
    Reston, VA  20191
    U.S.A.

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