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 Reinmetall – 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 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.

American Rheinmetall Defense delivers next-generation capabilities to the U.S. Armed Forces that address today’s highest modernization priorities including advanced direct and long-range precision fires, soldier lethality, and combat vehicles – solutions that ensure our military achieves not just overmatch on the battlefield today, but for years to come.

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

American Rheinmetall Munitions

Stafford, Virginia – Headquarters / Camden, Arkansas and Windham, Maine – 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

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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

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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

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Upcoming exhibitions

The dynamic developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic are being monitored very closely by us. For this reason, events may be postponed or cancelled at short notice. Please also refer to the websites of the respective organisers.

American Rheinmetall Defense participates in the following events regularly:

  • Air Force Warfare Symposium
  • AUSA Global Force
  • Sea, Air & Space
  • Modern Day Marine
  • Field Artillery Symposium
  • SOFIC
  • GVSETS
  • NGAUS
  • Ft. Benning Maneuver Conference
  • AUSA

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  • American Rheinmetall Defense, Inc.

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

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News

06 Sep 2022: American Rheinmetall Vehicles and Anduril Industries team to deliver data fusion and battlefield awareness for U.S. Army’s Optionally-Manned Fighting Vehicle

01 Sep 2022: Rheinmetall brings new L58 Extended Range Charge technology to the U.S. Army

17 Aug 2022: American Rheinmetall Vehicles and GM Defense team to pursue U.S. Army’s Common Tactical Truck Program

27 Jul 2022: American Rheinmetall Vehicles opens new facility in Sterling Heights, MI and secures $1.5M grant to grow workforce

30 Jun 2022: Considerable order in the USA – Rheinmetall to develop 30mm x 173 Airburst Solution for the U.S. Navy

25 May 2022: Rheinmetall supplies light artillery cannon to U.S. Army – Contract worth over two million US dollars

24 Jan 2022: American Rheinmetall Systems attains significant investment in technology to support U.S. Army modernization efforts

08 Oct 2021: Rheinmetall at AUSA 2021 – Featuring Next-Generation Technologies that meet the U.S. Army’s Highest Priority Modernization Challenges. Now.

26 Jul 2021: Rheinmetall’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle concept down-selected for U.S. Army’s program

25 Jun 2021: Rheinmetall Spectac – an innovative stun grenade for military and law enforcement special operators

31 Mar 2021: American Rheinmetall Munitions announces new board members

03 Dec 2019: Rheinmetall StrikeShield active close-in protection system selected for substantial testing by U.S. Army

27 Nov 2019: Rheinmetall sets three new distance records for indirect fire in South Africa

14 Oct 2019: Rheinmetall at AUSA 2019

30 Sep 2019: Raytheon, Rheinmetall form joint venture for US Army combat vehicle competition – Team to make Lynx vehicle in America

29 Oct 2018: U.S. Marine Corps awards Rheinmetall production order for MK281 MOD3 40mm practice ammunition

08 Oct 2018: AUSA 2018: New VIM Vitra Camera – Rheinmetall Embraces the Future of Common Remotely Operated Weapon Stations with New VIM Vitra Camera

08 Oct 2018: AUSA 2018: Rheinmetall’s MK93 Mount Upgrade Kit – A mounting solution that reduces recoil for both the MK19 and M2 Weapon systems

Press commentary

Breaking Defense on 23 Aug 2022: The HX3 Common Tactical Truck: next-gen excellence for military customers – today [Link to the website of Breaking Defense, U.S.A.]

Defense News on 17 August 2022: Rheinmetall, GM Defense partner in Army’s tactical truck competition [Link to the website of Defense News of the Sightline Media Group]

Breaking Defense on 09 Aug 2021: StrikeShield APS – Game changing modular protection with lower risk of detection [Link to the website of Breaking Defense, U.S.A.]

Warrior Maven on 24 June 2021: Massive Industry Team Offers Army New U.S.-Built "Lynx" Infantry Fighting Vehicle [Link to the website of Warrior Maven]

U.S. Army on 23 Mar 2021: Research agreement propels U.S. Army’s push to extend artillery range [link to the website of the U.S. Army]

Breaking Defense on 25 Jan 2021: No time to spare in fielding next-generation fires technology [Link to the website of Breaking Defense, U.S.A.]

Jane's on 05 May 2020: Modified Lynx IFV to be offered for US Army’s OMFV competition [Link to the website of Jane's]

Defense News on 17 Mar 2020: US Army battles skepticism in Congress after Bradley replacement failure [Link to the website of Defense News of the Sightline Media Group]

Defense News on 09 Dec 2019: US Army picks two vehicle protection systems to evaluate realm of the possible [Link to the website of Defense News of the Sightline Media Group]

PR Newswire on 30 Sept 2019: Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems selects US manufacturer for Army combat vehicle competition [Link to the website of PR Newswire Association LLC]

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