Rheinmetall Air Defence Overview

  • Founded
  • 1989
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

Rheinmetall Air Defence General Information


Manufacturer and supplier of air defense systems, simulators and training systems. The company's products include search-and-tracking sensors, 35 mm air-defense guns, command-and-control posts, battle management and ship-based combat systems, enabling armed forces such as naval defense and air defense to receive complete security systems.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Oerlikon Contraves, Schweizerische Werkzeugmaschinenfabrik Oerlikon, Contraves, Oerlikon Contraves Defence
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Aerospace and Defense
Other Industries
Primary Office
  • Birchstr. 155
  • 8050 Zurich
  • Switzerland
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Rheinmetall Air Defence Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Rheinmetall Air Defence Patents

Rheinmetall Air Defence Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-3882562-A1 Laser weapon system Pending 19-Mar-2020 00000000000
DE-102020107650-A1 Laser weapon system Pending 19-Mar-2020 00000000000 0
DE-102020103813-A1 Magazine of a cannon Pending 13-Feb-2020 000000000 00
EP-3865811-A1 Magazine of a gun Pending 13-Feb-2020 000000000 0
DE-102019134884-A1 Detection device and method for the detection of interfering factors in a weapon barrel or loading tube of a barrel weapon Pending 18-Dec-2019 F41A31/02
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Rheinmetall Air Defence Executive Team (1)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ernst Odermatt Chief Executive Officer
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