The Bronco II is designed for final mission flexibility. The plane’s distinctive inner Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay (IMSB) permits for a single airframe to be simply and quickly re-configured to carry out a number of roles (e.g. ISR, SCAR, FAC(A) CAS) incorporating high-performance sensors, community communication methods, precision weapons, an digital self-protection suite, and mission planning methods.

“Our team combines decades of experience both integrating and manufacturing cutting-edge airborne solutions for the warfighter,” mentioned Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group president. “We are thrilled to have been selected to compete in the final phase.”

“We believe that Bronco II is the definitive next generation aircraft, which has been designed to be future-proofed against evolving operational requirements in the asymmetrical battlespace specifically inhabited by SOCOM,” mentioned Ivor Ichikowitz, Chairman of world aerospace and expertise firm, Paramount Group. “Through our partnerships with Leidos, we are looking forward to building upon our 27-year legacy of designing and producing rugged technologically advanced systems. Our team has designed and developed an America centric platform for the world market, and we are looking forward to bringing Bronco II back to America.”

“Vertex has a 50-year legacy of supporting warfighter missions,” mentioned Ed Boyington, President and CEO of Vertex Aerospace. “Vertex’s highly skilled employees will assemble the aircraft and provide the final systems support integration and launch the Bronco II for customer delivery from our Crestview, Florida facility.  We are proud to be an integral part of this team.”

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About Paramount Group USA

Headquartered in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Paramount Group US Inc. is the U.S. entity of the Paramount Group, the worldwide aerospace and expertise firm, offering totally built-in and turn-key air, maritime, and land options. Paramount Group USA can be the mum or dad firm of Paramount Aerospace Systems USA, its wholly-owned US subsidiary. Since its inception in 1994, Paramount Group has constructed sturdy relationships with governments in additional than 30 nations world wide. It is a number one innovator within the design and growth of state-of-the-art applied sciences that it manufactures in places globally. Please go to or comply with us on Twitter.

About Vertex

Vertex Aerospace presents a worldwide functionality and full answer for aftermarket aerospace companies for presidency and business clients. The Company’s worldwide presence and huge vary of companies has distinguished itself from rivals for over 45 years. The Mississippi-based firm operates in over 100 places worldwide and is proud to have a 50 % veteran worker charge. Information about Vertex might be discovered at

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® data expertise, engineering, and science options and companies chief working to unravel the world’s hardest challenges within the protection, intelligence, civil, and well being markets. The firm’s 40,000 staff help very important missions for presidency and business clients. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of roughly $12.30 billion for the fiscal yr ended January 1, 2021. For extra data, go to

Statements on this announcement, apart from historic knowledge and data, represent forward-looking statements that contain dangers and uncertainties. A quantity of components might trigger our precise outcomes, efficiency, achievements, or trade outcomes to be very totally different from the outcomes, efficiency, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these components embody, however are usually not restricted to, the danger components set forth within the firm’s Annual Report on Form 10-Ok for the interval ended January 1, 2021, and different such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC on occasion. Due to such uncertainties and dangers, readers are cautioned to not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which communicate solely as of the date hereof.


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