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2022

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

    • 09.08.2021
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia successfully completes third CDIC SCIP Cycle Business and Operational excellence assessment.

    Results from the third Supplier Continuous Improvement Program (SCIP) Cycle administered by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) demonstrates RUAG Australia’s dedication to continuous improvement and exemplary performance, cementing the company’s position as a strong and reliable SME Defence supply chain partner.... 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

    • 18.06.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Paul Horstink to head Aerostructures Switzerland at RUAG International

    RUAG International's aerostructures business is getting reinforcement. As of August 16, 2021, Paul Horstink will take over as Head of the Swiss organisation. His goal: to lead Aerostructures into the future at the Emmen site for customers like Pilatus, Boeing and Saab.... More

    • 19.05.2021
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    No evidence of a hack

    Swiss television program "Rundschau" (SRF) voices numerous accusations against RUAG International on 19.05.2021. Below, the company comments on the most important points:... 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

    • 22.04.2021
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia selected for newly launched Defence Industry Secondment Program

    RUAG Australia has been chosen to host their first secondee in 2021 for the Defence Industry Secondment Program (DISP). The DISP is an innovative two-way educational process for secondees to develop and enhance their relationship with Australian businesses delivering on Defence priorities. The Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price announced the launch of DISP today. ... More

    • 01.04.2021
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia commemorates 100 Years of Service to the Royal Australian Air Forces’ (RAAF) and 35 years of MRO and manufacturing support.

    RUAG Australia has supported the RAAF for 35 years with maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and manufacturing support across a range of platforms. To commemorate 35 years of this legendary aircraft RUAG have released 500 Limited Edition scale models (1:69) of the F/A-18 Classic Hornet. ... 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

    • 25.01.2021
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia Additive Technologies business leader appointed Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in Australia Day 2021 Honours List.

    Neil Matthews, business leader for Additive Technologies RUAG Australia, has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia, recognising his outstanding efforts for significant service to aerospace component repair technologies.... More

2020

2019

    • 02.12.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG sells Clearswift

    International technology group RUAG is selling UK-based cybersecurity specialist Clearswift to US company HelpSystems in line with its new strategic focus. HelpSystems is an IT software company in the areas of cybersecurity and automation. The successful sale of Clearswift is a major step in RUAG International’s strategy to concentrate on the aerospace market. With this sale, RUAG International is withdrawing completely from the cybersecurity business.... More

    • 18.11.2019
    • Air, Land
    • Media release

    Statement regarding the article published in the NZZ on 18.11.2019

    On 18 November 2019, the “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” (NZZ) published an article criticising the areas of Do228, Business Aviation and Military Aviation (NH90) and the relevant divestment activities at the Munich-Oberpfaffenhofen site in Germany. For RUAG, it’s important to clarify the following:... More

    • 15.11.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Federal government and RUAG celebrate the launch of the new RUAG holding companies

    Around 20 years after RUAG was founded, the technology group is being split up in accordance with a decision by the Federal Council. The parts working for the Swiss Armed Forces are being separated from the other, internationally oriented business units. ... More

    • 30.08.2019
    • Air, Land
    • Media release

    Unbundling on course – special costs impact half-year result

    For international technology group RUAG, the first half of 2019 was very much dominated by the process of unbundling and restructuring. As expected, this has a considerable impact on the half-year result. At CHF 19 million, the overall EBIT was lower than the previous year’s figure of CHF 41 million. The order book improved by 7.4% to CHF 1,819 million. Owing to exchange rate effects, net sales fell slightly by 1% year on year to CHF 944 million (previous year: CHF 954 million).... More

    • 29.08.2019
    • Air, Land
    • Media release

    A silver medal and a diploma of excellence for RUAG at the WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan

    At the WorldSkills 2019 professional championships in Kazan, Russia, the two young RUAG talents performed outstandingly. Lukas Muth won the silver medal in CNC turning. Simon Herzog finished 14th in the construction and building technology competition and received an excellence diploma for his outstanding work. RUAG is very proud of these placings and congratulates the two on their success.... More

    • 21.08.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG has two passes for WorldSkills in Russia

    ​​​​​​​Two rising young RUAG talents will be competing at WorldSkills in Russia, pitting themselves against leading professionals from around the world. Lukas Muth trained at EFZ as a polymechanic CNC lathe operator, while Simon Herzog is an EFZ-trained designer. Both won gold medals at the SwissSkills 2018 awards, which qualifies them to compete in Kazan, Russia. ... More

    • 31.07.2019
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia’s Wingfield Surface Finishing Centre earns Lockheed Martin certification

    RUAG Australia’s Wingfield Surface Finishing Centre is now Australia’s second Lockheed Martin approved facility for the application of fuel tank coatings in accordance with specifications for the F-35 JSF program. The facility’s technology enables a 97.6 % reduction in curing time over ambient conditions, ensuring Lockheed Martin benefits from accurate and prompt component availability. RUAG’s new capability for aerospace component finishing was officially inaugurated on 11 July 2019 and operate... More

    • 15.07.2019
    • Success story

    A piece of Bern, Switzerland, on the moon

    RUAG Space employee Jürg Meister contributed significantly to the success of the solar wind sail experiment of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission of 1969.

    "I personally brought the solar wind sail in my hand luggage to the U.S.A." That was 50 years ago, when Jürg Meister, now a sprightly man in his 80’s, boarded the plane to Florida with his valuable cargo and increased pulse rate.
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    • 28.06.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG Statement on SFAO Report

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    • 14.05.2019
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia awarded Australia Defence Industry Service Commendation for contributions in Supersonic Particle Deposition

    RUAG Australia’s Senior Manager Additive Technologies and Engineering Services, Neil Matthews, is announced as one of only seven recipients of The Defence Industry Service Commendation. The Commendation recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication in the application of skills, judgment and innovation on behalf of Australia’s defence industry and to the specific benefit of Australia’s defence capability. ... More

    • 02.05.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG pays CHF 30 million in dividends

    The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of RUAG Holding AG took place today, Thursday, at the RUAG site in Emmen/LU. Federal Councillor Viola Amherd attended as a representative of the shareholder for the first time. The 2018 Annual Report was approved. The members of the Board of Directors and the Group Executive Board were discharged for the financial year 2018. RUAG pays a dividend of CHF 30 million to the Swiss Confederation.... More

    • 30.04.2019
    • RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia and Honeywell solidify continued collaboration

    RUAG Australia and Honeywell have confirmed and strengthened their existing cooperation. The extended collaborative relationship sees RUAG Australia continuing as a Honeywell Authorized Service Center (ASC) and expanding its reach to include additional aircraft variants and component volumes from across the region. This enhanced licensing agreement came into effect on 12 March 2019 and has already shaped new business for the component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) specialist.... More

    • 05.04.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG distances itself from statements made by employee at the LAAD 2019

    RUAG has unequivocally distanced itself from the statements made by a RUAG Ammotec manager at the LAAD 2019 in Brazil, one of the biggest defence and security trade fairs in Latin America. They do not reflect the company’s stance. RUAG does not take a position on political processes or developments. The employee in question will work with a focus on Europe in future. RUAG has revoked his responsibility for its Latin American business.... More

    • 28.03.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Sales and new orders at record levels, profitability adversely affected by special costs

    Against record sales of CHF 1,998 million (+2.2%) and new orders at a record CHF 2,221 million (+13.3%), EBIT stands at CHF 106 million (-10.8 %) and profitability at 5.3% (down from the previous year’s 6.1%). ... More

    • 25.03.2019
    • Ammotec, Armed Forces & Law Enforcement
    • Media release

    Austrian Federal Armed Forces and RUAG Ammotec seal partnership

    Wiener Neudorf, 25 March 2019. Effective immediately, RUAG Ammotec and the Austrian Federal Armed Forces will be working together even more closely. The formal partnership was officially sealed with a military ceremonial act on 7 November 2018 at the military school in Bruckneudorf (Burgenland).... More

    • 18.03.2019
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Federal Council decides on the future of the RUAG technology group

    At its meeting on 15 March 2019, the Federal Council approved RUAG's proposals and decided to further develop RUAG International into an aerospace technology group and fully privatise it in the medium term. ... More

    • 12.03.2019
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia proves the use of Supersonic Particle Deposition for restoring load carrying capabilities to aircraft skin structures and wins AIAC Best Written Paper award

    RUAG Australia has proven that the use of Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD), an additive metal manufacturing technology, is a reliable solution for restoring full structural functionality to maritime and military aircraft skin structures. This process was set forth in the Best Written Paper winning entry at the 18th Australian International Aerospace Congress (AIAC). Entitled “Additive Metal Solutions to Aircraft Skin Corrosion”, the paper was presented by RUAG Australia.... More

    • 22.02.2019
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia presents findings on additive metal technology solutions restoring load carrying capabilities for aircraft skin structures at the 18th AIAC conference at AVALON 2019

    RUAG Australia’s internationally recognized authority on Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD), Neil Matthews, is presenting the experimental results using SPD for repairs to restore the load carrying capacity of rib stiffened wing planks with simulated skin corrosion at the 18th Australian International Aerospace Congress (AIAC).... More

    • 21.02.2019
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia achieves international patent for additive metal technology solution

    RUAG Australia has been awarded full patent rights in Australia, Europe and the United States for its “Methods for Treating Aircraft Structures”. This patent relates to the use of Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD) as an alternative aircraft component repair technology to save the time and costs associated with traditional repair techniques or part replacement. SPD repair capabilities significantly improve aircraft and component return-to-service times.... More

    • 19.02.2019
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia certified as EASA Part 145 maintenance organization

    RUAG Australia has earned European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) Part 145 maintenance organization approvals. The certification ensures customers operating European-registered commercial and civil aircraft in Australia benefit from RUAG’s local component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) know-how and services.... More

2018

    • 17.12.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG does not send the DDPS excessive invoices

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    • 14.12.2018
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia collaborates with local researchers to explore use of laser metal deposition for aircraft repairs

    RUAG Australia is working together with leading Australian researchers to investigate the use of laser metal deposition (LMD) production technology for faster and more cost-effective aircraft repairs. The collaborative project focuses on using LMD technology to manufacture spare parts from steel and titanium. The team includes experts from the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) and the RMIT.... More

    • 04.10.2018
    • Air, RUAG MRO International, RUAG Australia
    • Media release

    RUAG Australia receives first order for Mobile Supersonic Particle Deposition

    RUAG Australia has signed a contract with United States Company VRC Metal Systems to deliver a mobile Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD) Unit for United States Navy trials in 2019. The mobile unit is based on RUAG Australia’s Field Portable SPD Unit and will be used by the US Navy to deliver additive metal repairs on site.... More

    • 17.09.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze: RUAG trainees triumph at SwissSkills

    Ten RUAG employees make a strong showing in this year’s vocational skills championships, SwissSkills 2018, winning four medals overall: two gold, one silver and one bronze. This triumph qualifies RUAG to compete in the sixth successive iteration of the WorldSkills championships, this time with two entrants.... More

    • 02.09.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG hand grenades possibly found in Syria

    It is reported that hand grenades manufactured by RUAG have been found in Syria. Similar cases came to light in 2012 and 2016. These grenades could be from the batch delivered to the United Arab Emirates in 2003/2004, which may well, by way of a breach of contractual warranties, have found their way to Syria. The SECO investigated the incident in 2012, and actions were taken by the Federal Council. RUAG has not supplied any hand grenades to Arab countries since 2003/2004.... More

    • 30.08.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Challenging first half of 2018 for RUAG

    Despite the persistently challenging economic environment, international technology group RUAG raised net sales by 1.2% to CHF 954 million in the first half of 2018 (previous year: CHF 943 million). The order inflow improved to CHF 1,030 million (CHF 1,020 million) and the order backlog increased to CHF 1,693 million (CHF 1,657 million). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell to CHF 41 million (CHF 54 million). ... More

    • 29.06.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Dirk Prehn appointed as CEO of RUAG Aerostructures

    At its meeting on 26 June, the Board of Directors of RUAG confirmed the appointment of Dirk Prehn as the new CEO of RUAG Aerostructures and Chairman of the Management Board of RUAG Aerospace Structures GmbH. Dirk Prehn will become a member of the RUAG Group Executive Board on 1 July 2018, succeeding Dr Alexander Toussaint who is leaving the company at his own request at the end of June.... More

    • 27.06.2018
    • Group
    • Media release

    Federal Council’s decision on the concept of "unbundling RUAG"

    At its meeting on 27 June 2018, the Federal Council approved the concept for the unbundling of RUAG Holding AG. Under the umbrella of a new investment company, those parts that work for the Swiss army are to be separated from the remaining internationally oriented business units.... More

    • 12.06.2018
    • Land
    • Media release

    RUAG wins integration project for the Swiss Armed Forces

    RUAG has been awarded a project by the Swiss Federal Office for Defence Procurement (armasuisse) to develop the latest generation of disinfection and sterilisation systems and then to integrate them into mobile containers. The project encompasses a total of 14 systems. RUAG will commence work in the third quarter of 2018 and will deliver all systems by 2022. The containers will be used by the medical corps of the Swiss Armed Forces. ... More

    • 11.06.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    CEO of RUAG Aerostructures to leave RUAG

    At the end of June, Dr. Alexander Toussaint will step down from his position as CEO of RUAG Aerostructures at his own request in order to pursue a new challenge outside the company. Dirk Prehn, Head of Programs & Sales and a member of the Executive Board of the RUAG Aerostructures division, will assume the management of the division on a temporary basis and be responsible for its 1,250 employees and the production facilities in Oberpfaffenhofen (Germany), Emmen (Switzerland) and Eger (Hungary).... More

    • 04.06.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Statement on the article in the Tages-Anzeiger / Der Bund of 04.06.2018

    RUAG fully adheres to its contractual agreements with the federal government... More

    • 28.05.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG responds to changed market environment

    Owing to insufficient capacity utilisation and expiring maintenance contracts, RUAG Aviation has decided to close its facilities at Bern-Belp Airport at the end of September 2018. The 22 employees at the Bern-Belp site will be offered alternative jobs. Furthermore, the recurring challenges posed by the economic situation of the Defence division led to the decision to cut a number of jobs. ... More

    • 26.04.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Remo Lütolf elected as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of RUAG

    The Annual General Meeting of RUAG Holding AG took place today, Thursday, in Emmen. Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin, Head of the Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS), was in attendance as a representative of the owner of the company.... More

    • 27.03.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Attorney General investigating RUAG employee: information update

    In the case of a RUAG employee who is the subject of investigations by the Swiss Attorney General and whom RUAG dismissed last week on the grounds of major violations of internal guidelines, RUAG wishes to provide the following explanation and additional information in response to the numerous queries received, erroneous statements made in various publications, and misunderstandings:... More

    • 23.03.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG reports growth in sales and order backlog but lower profit

    With net sales of CHF 1,955 million (previous year: CHF 1,858 million), RUAG once again topped its record prior-year performance – this time by 5.2%. ... More

    • 22.03.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Criminal complaint filed by RUAG due to alleged employee misconduct results in search of premises

    RUAG learned through its internal whistle-blower system of allegations that a senior manager in sales was engaged in unauthorised business transactions outside his employment at RUAG involving both RUAG products as well as products of competitors. This represents a serious violation of internal RUAG policies and compliance rules.... More

    • 02.03.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Andreas Berger is new CEO of RUAG Defence

    The Board of Directors of RUAG has chosen Andreas Berger as the new CEO of RUAG Defence. He has already been managing the division on an ad interim basis since October 2017 and is now taking over this role permanently from 1 march 2018.... More

    • 22.02.2018
    • Land, Group
    • Media release

    First NATO contract for RUAG Defence

    RUAG, the international technology group, has won its first NATO contract to provide “Tactical Access Node (TAN)”, an integrated voice and data router for use by NATO battlegroups. ... More

    • 08.01.2018
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Kirsten Hammerich is RUAG’s new media spokesperson

    Kirsten Hammerich has taken over as Media Relations Manager with effect from 1 January 2018 and is now responsible for the Group’s relations with the media in Switzerland. She reports to Alexandre Schmidt, Vice President Owner Relations, who is now also responsible for RUAG’s external communications in Switzerland.... More

2017

    • 03.11.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Handover of keys to new surface treatment building in Emmen

    RUAG Aerostructures has today received the keys for the extension to Building 7 – located in Emmen (CH) and due to house a surface treatment facility – from RUAG Real Estate. In the future, aircraft components measuring up to 7 metres in length will be galvanised, painted and checked for cracks in this building. The investment in the building and facilities is CHF 23 million.
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    • 01.11.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Hans-Peter Schwald will not stand for re-election to the RUAG Board of Directors

    Hans-Peter Schwald has decided not to stand for re-election at the upcoming Annual General Meeting. He informed the RUAG Board of Directors and Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin of his decision this week. Hans-Peter Schwald has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2002 and Chairman since 2014. A new chair will be elected at the upcoming Annual General Meeting.... More

    • 03.10.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Change at the top of RUAG Defence

    Dr Markus A. Zoller, CEO RUAG Defence, is set to leave RUAG at the end of October 2017 in order to pursue a new challenge outside of the company. Andreas Berger, Senior Vice President NEO RUAG Defence, will head up the division on an ad interim basis. ... More

    • 28.09.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG among the Top Six Employers for Engineers

    RUAG is becoming ever more attractive as an employer in Switzerland. Once again, it has achieved a top ranking among the most attractive employers for engineering in Switzerland. In this year’s Universum employer rankings, the international technology group was placed sixth, moving up two places compared to last year. For IT specialists and natural scientists, too, RUAG is gaining in appeal. ... More

    • 07.09.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    Change at the top of RUAG Ammotec

    The RUAG Board of Directors has appointed Christoph Eisenhardt as the new CEO of the RUAG Ammotec division and a member of the Group Executive Board. He is the successor to Cyril Kubelka, who has occupied this role since 2004, enjoying great managerial success during this time. Christoph Eisenhardt will take up his new position on 1 October 2017.... More

    • 31.08.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG continues growth and international expansion

    Despite the persistently challenging economic environment, international technology group RUAG raised net sales by 5.2% to CHF 943 million in the first half of 2017 (previous year: CHF 896 million). The order inflow improved to CHF 1020 million (CHF 1006 million) and the order backlog increased to total CHF 1657 million (CHF 1568 million). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell to CHF 54 million (CHF 66 million). ... More

    • 24.08.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG creates new position for cooperation with the Swiss Federal Government

    The RUAG Board of Directors has appointed Alexandre Schmidt as Vice President Owner Relations. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for all contact with the firm’s sole shareholder, the Swiss Federal Government. He will start his new job on 1 September 2017.... More

    • 17.08.2017
    • Air, Land, Group
    • Media release

    RUAG names Judith Bischof as General Counsel

    The RUAG Board of Directors have appointed Dr Judith Bischof as the new General Counsel & Secretary General. Judith Bischof is an experienced lawyer with a solid track record as General Counsel of a listed company. She will start as a member of the RUAG Group Executive Board on 1 February 2018, succeeding Dr Patrick Grawehr.... More

    • 03.08.2017
    • Media release

    Another successful debut: First ever Vega flight with new RUAG payload fairing, manufactured out of autoclave

    Kourou, French-Guyana, 2 August 2017. The two satellites on last night’s Vega flight VV10 were enveloped by a payload fairing – manufactured in a faster and more cost-efficient process in Emmen, Switzerland.... More