Diehl Defence strenghtens presence in the Asian market

Source: Diehl Defence, Defence Industry Europe

On November 8, Diehl Defence, a leading system house for ground-based air defence, missiles and ammunition, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RV Connex, a Thailand-based defence and security contractor, announcing both companies’ intention to cooperate in the expansion of their market presence.


Both companies want to explore the possibilities for founding a future Thai cooperation to strengthen the market position of each company and to provide better customer support, maintenance support and more local production in the region. The purpose of this establishment shall be the joint marketing of products of Diehl Defence and RV Connex as well as the coordination of joint projects and development of solutions through such a company.

Diehl Defence is a German family-owned company, which has been operating in defence industry for more than 100 years. In order to expand the business in Asia and to provide better customer support to its customers in East and South East Asia, Diehl Defence is presently searching for cooperation partners in the region to generate synergies and to extend the footprint of the company.



RV Connex Co., Ltd. is a Thai family-owned business in the defence and security sector with a significant track record and several years of experience in the field of software development, system integration, communications, cybersecurity and manufacturing of unmanned aircraft systems. RV Connex now looks forward to expanding its business outside of Thailand together with foreign partners and is presently searching for partners to enhance foreign business.

Diehl Defence already has a significant presence in Asia, namely in Thailand with the Thai Air Force operating IRIS-T air-to-air missiles from Diehl Defence since 2013.



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