RUAG

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RUAG AG
Type Aktiengesellschaft
Industry Aviation, Space, Technology and Defence
Genre Aerospace defense
Founded 1998
Headquarters Bern, Switzerland
Products All kind of technical products from ammunition to satellite equipment
Owners Swiss Confederation
Employees ca. 7,500 (2009)
Website RUAG Homepage

RUAG (originally Rüstungs Unternehmen Aktiengesellschaft; Joint Stock Defense Company) is a Swiss technology company, with its headquarters in Bern. It has production sites in Switzerland (Aigle, Thun, Bern, Emmen, Altdorf, and Interlaken), Germany (Oberpfaffenhofen, Hamburg and Fürth), Sweden (Gothenburg, Linköping and Åmotfors), Hungary (Sirok) and Austria (Vienna, Berndorf) and USA (Tampa), and sales companies in UK, France, Belgium, Brasil and Malaysia.

Structure[edit]

The RUAG has following producing divisions:

Aerospace[edit]

  • RUAG Aerostructures (component manufacturing, aerostructures and recycling with products mainly for the civil market)
  • RUAG Space (in Switzerland, Sweden and Austria)
  • RUAG Aviation (MRO for civil and military use, producer of the Do228 NG, system solutions)

Defence[edit]

  • RUAG Ammotec (small arms ammunition up to 12.7 mm for defence, law enforcement, hunting and sport). RUAG is also the original producer of the HG 85. Producing subsidiaries in Germany, Hungary, USA and Sweden. The products for the civil market are branded under the names RWS, Geco, Rottweil.
  • RUAG Defence (simulation and training, telematics, maintenance, network enabled operations, combat and support vehicles, protection solutions etc.) Producing in Switzerland and Germany

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