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2022

    • 01.09.2022
    • RUAG MRO International
    • Media release

    Sale of RUAG Australia successfully completed

    The Swiss aerospace group RUAG International has successfully transferred all shares of RUAG Australia Pty Ltd to the Australian sovereign defence, advanced manufacturing and sustainment group, ASDAM. RUAG International previously announced the signing of a sale agreement on 1st April 2022. As a result, ASDAM will take over all business activities and all employees at the Australian sites at the beginning of September.... More

    • 02.08.2022
    • Ammotec
    • Media release

    Sale of RUAG Ammotec completed

    Swiss aerospace group RUAG International has transferred all shares in RUAG Ammotec to Beretta Holding as of the end of July. Both companies had signed an agreement on the sale of the business unit on March 9, 2022. As a result, Beretta Holding is taking over all business activities as well as all employees at all production and sales sites from the beginning of August 2022. ... More

    • 09.05.2022
    • Aerostructures
    • Media release

    RUAG Aerostructures delivers 2,000th horizontal stabilizer to Pilatus

    RUAG Aerostructures celebrates delivery of the 2,000th PC-12 horizontal stabilizer to Pilatus. The two companies consolidate their long-standing partnership and additionally agree on follow-up orders for key components of the PC-21. ... More

    • 03.05.2022
    • Simulation & Training, Group
    • Media release

    Sale of RUAG Simulation & Training completed

    The aerospace company RUAG International and Thales have successfully completed the sale of the RUAG Simulation & Training business unit. Thales will take over all business activities and all 500 employees in four countries at the beginning of May. With this sale, RUAG International is concentrating more on its core activities in the space market.... More

    • 15.03.2022
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International is back in the profit zone. The new "Beyond Gravity" brand and space incubator sharpen their focus on the space business.

    Despite the pandemic, the international technology group RUAG International saw a remarkable turnaround in 2021. After the difficult years of unbundling, the company is again turning a profit. Its sales increased to CHF 1,240 million (previous year: CHF 1,181 million) and EBIT was CHF 70 million (previous year: CHF -224 million).... More

    • 09.03.2022
    • Ammotec, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International enters into sales agreement with Beretta Holding on Ammotec

    RUAG International has concluded an agreement on the sale of its Ammotec business unit to the Beretta Holding. As envisaged by the Swiss Federal Council, the Ammotec division will be divested - with site assurance for Thun and transfer of all employees. The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial terms.... More

    • 01.03.2022
    • Group
    • News flash

    Questions & Answers Rebranding Beyond Gravity

    Questions and Answers about the rebranding of RUAG Space (incl. RUAG Corporate Services) to Beyond Gravity.... More

2021

    • 16.11.2021
    • Simulation & Training, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International enters into exclusive negotiations on the sale of its Simulation & Training business to Thales

    RUAG International has entered exclusive negotiations with Thales to sell all business activities in the field of Simulation & Training (RUAG S&T). Thales has the strong intention to take over the entire business activities as well as all 500 employees of RUAG S&T.... More

    • 31.08.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International develops positively in the first half of 2021

    RUAG International substantially improved its business performance in the first half of 2021. Order intake and sales developed positively for both Space and Ammotec, and the aerospace business stabilized. At CHF 575 million, consolidated net sales were on a par with the previous year (CHF 570 million). EBIT is again clearly positive at CHF 26.9 million (previous year CHF -41.7 million).... More

    • 08.07.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International supplies first rear fuselage section for Airbus' latest long-haul jet

    ​​​​​​​RUAG Aerostructures in Oberpfaffenhofen is supplying Airbus with a first complex fuselage section for its latest long-haul jet, the A321XLR. The second aft-most fuselage section, which is over 6 meters long and around 4 meters high, is home to the new jet's lavatories and rear galley. RUAG Aerostructures already delivered first side and floor elements to Hamburg in the spring.... More

    • 06.07.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    fitINDUSTRY continues machining business of RUAG Aerostructures in Emmen

    At the Emmen site, fitINDUSTRY Emmen AG is taking over all the machines and employees of the machining division and is seamlessly continuing production. Customers will continue to benefit from the many years of know-how as well as the broad industrial expertise of the new partner. RUAG Aerostructures in Emmen continues to act as a Tier 1 supplier and manages the entire associated value chain with competent partners.... More

    • 03.05.2021
    • Aerostructures
    • Media release

    RUAG Aerostructures and Pilatus: a proven partnership

    RUAG Aerostructures and Pilatus Flugzeugwerke AG are taking their collaboration to the next level. By extending their existing contract and also agreeing additional orders for key components of the PC-7, PC-12 and PC-21 single-engine turboprop aircraft, the two companies are continuing their long-standing cooperation.... More

    • 29.03.2021
    • Aerostructures
    • Media release

    New long-haul jet from Airbus with assemblies from RUAG Aerostructures

    RUAG Aerostructures is involved in building Airbus' new long-haul jet, the A321XLR. The three RUAG sites in Oberpfaffenhofen (D), Emmen (CH) and Eger (HU) are supplying key assemblies for the new high-flyer. These include the side shells, floor structures and the rear fuselage sections. The first assemblies will leave the RUAG Aerostructures site in Oberpfaffenhofen for Airbus at the end of March.... More

    • 25.03.2021
    • Group
    • Media release

    Pandemic and exceptional expenses weigh heavily on results of RUAG International

    The biggest crisis in the aviation industry weighed heavily on results in the 2020 financial year. Sales of CHF 1,181 million (previous year: CHF 1,388 million) are set against an EBIT of CHF -224 million (previous year: CHF -80 million).... More

    • 19.03.2021
    • Group
    • Media release

    Innovation and women's power in the management of RUAG International

    Deborah Müller joined RUAG International's Senior Leadership Team on March 15, 2021. As Director of Innovation and Business Development, she will drive the bundling, development and implementation of innovations as well as the implementation of the long-term vision. ... More

    • 26.02.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Ralf Drees appointed new Head of Aerostructures at RUAG International

    A change in management is taking place in RUAG International's aerostructures business. Ralf Drees will take over as head of the business from March 15, 2021. His goal: to position Aerostructures for the future. Dirk Prehn has decided to leave RUAG Aerostructures after six years with the company.... More

2020

    • 08.12.2020
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG Aerostructures in Hungary becomes an independent manufacturing company for aircraft parts according to EASA Part 21G

    The production site of RUAG Aerostructures in Hungary was approved as an independent production organisation by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) in early December. The EASA Part 21G certificate enables the company to supply assemblies and structural parts directly to customers or to integrate them into aircraft. ... More

    • 12.10.2020
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG International reacts to Covid-19 consequences

    The effects of the Corona pandemic are forcing RUAG International to accelerate and expand the transformation it has begun following unbundling, in order to ensure the company's future viability. A rigorous austerity course and a reduction in the workforce, especially in support functions, are unavoidable.... More

    • 28.08.2020
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Unbundling successfully completed. COVID-19 significantly weakens revenues and EBIT in the first half of the year

    RUAG International reported negative EBIT and declining sales in the first half of 2020, due in particular to the COVID-19 pandemic. Net sales decreased by 10.9 % to CHF 570 million (previous year’s period: CHF 640 million). EBIT fell to CHF -42 million (CHF -11 million). ... More

    • 17.06.2020
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG Holding becomes RUAG International Holding

    Today, the shareholders’ meeting has decided to change RUAG Holding Ltd’s name to RUAG International Holding Ltd. In addition, the shareholders’ meeting has approved the 2019 annual report and grants discharge to the members of the board of directors and the group’s executive board. RUAG Holding does not distribute any dividend to the Swiss Confederation.... More