Leonardo DRS Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony in Bridgeton for New Engineering and Manufacturing Complex


Leonardo DRS Inc. recently broke ground on its new engineering development and light manufacturing facility and offices in Bridgeton, Missouri, to accommodate its growing Land Systems line of business.

The company is investing in a new, best-in-class engineering, research and development and laboratory space to serve as the focal point for the majority of the business unit’s development and platform systems integration activities.  This move will permit the company’s operations to grow and continuing to serve its U.S. military customer while supporting the region for years to come.

The $32 million build-to-suit facility is being developed by U.S. Capital Development.

The event was attended by U.S. Representative Ann Wagner, Terry Briggs, Mayor, Bridgeton, Mo., and Aaron Hankins, Vice President and General Manger, Leonardo DRS Land Systems business unit, and other local representatives.

The Leonardo DRS Land Systems business unit is a recognized leader in the design and integration of complex technologies into new and legacy systems and platforms for global military and commercial customers.  Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. See the full range of capabilities at www.LeonardoDRS.com<http://www.LeonardoDRS.com> and on Twitter @LeonardoDRSnews.

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