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American Rheinmetall Defense

Next generation solutions for the U.S. armed forces

American Rheinmetall Defense, Inc., based in Reston (VA), U.S.A., is a U.S. subsidiary of Rheinmetall Defense, a major player in the European defense industry. American Rheinmetall Defense brings the entire range of defense and security products from the global group to the American market and acts as a so-called "US hub". Rheinmetall Defense has been a long-standing 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 providing the U.S. armed forces with next-generation solutions for their critical modernization priorities.

Rheinmetall's U.S. Hub

Rheinmetall has proven development and manufacturing capacities in the U.S.A. that make it possible to modify existing products and develop new solutions that meet the primary requirements of their American customers. These products include breakthrough solutions for next generation vehicles, innovations for increased soldier mortality and advanced high-tech ammunition.

As a U.S. hub, American Rheinmetall Defense performs a central management and support function for the three operating companies American Rheinmetall Systems, American Rheinmetall Munition and American Rheinmetall Vehicles:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with U.S. industry and government
  • Management of business development and customer loyalty activities
  • the development and implementation of corporate strategies
  • Management and implementation of all marketing measures

Rheinmetall - Force protection is our mission

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Next generation solutions for the U.S. armed forces

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The U.S. operating companies and their capabilities

Stafford, Virginia - Headquarters / Camden, Arkansas - Manufacturing

  • Medium caliber ammunition (low and high velocity)
  • Large caliber ammunition
  • Long range artillery
  • Sonic and flash grenades (Sound & Flash)
  • Hand and vehicle-mounted smoke missiles
  • Expandable hand grenades
  • Training and exercise cartridges for day and night
  • Tactical marker cartridges
  • pyrotechnics
  • Airburst ammunition technology
  • Propulsion and propellant charges
  • Ammunition detonator
  • Active protection systems
  • Marine and aerial targets (decoys)

Find out more about American Rheinmetall ammunition

Biddeford, Maine

  • Weapon mounted laser range finders, aiming and lighting devices
  • Weapon mounted fire control systems
  • Remote weapon stations and optics, including HD camera modules
  • Heavy weapon carriers and upgrade kits
  • Vehicle-mounted surveillance and fire control solutions
  • Programmers for airburst ammunition
  • Electronic systems for vehicles
  • Situational awareness systems for soldiers
  • Platforms for unmanned ground vehicles

Find out more about American Rheinmetall Systems

Sterling Heights, Michigan

  • Main battle tank
  • Armored personnel carriers
  • Armored wheeled and tracked vehicles and armored support vehicles
  • Tactical and militarized commercial vehicles and truck systems
  • Manned and unmanned tower systems
  • Robotic systems and autonomous systems

Find out more about American Rheinmetall Vehicles

measure up

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global situation, many trade fairs around the world had to be canceled. We rise to the challenge and stay in touch.

American Rheinmetall Defense regularly takes part in the following trade fairs:

  • 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 trade fair page

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