The Michigan-based lethality integrator will define, develop, and design effective engagement on the convergent battlefield.

Sterling Heights, MI (USA) – July 26, 2021 – John Cockerill Defense America, US subsidiary of Belgium-based John Cockerill Defense SA, announces they will participate in the US Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) program.

During OMFV phase 2, John Cockerill Defense America will evaluate flexibility in the lethality package to facilitate the most effective target engagement in the convergent battlespace. Integrated analysis starts with an established baseline, follows a comprehensive Model Based Systems Engineering process, and delivers refined requirements and preliminary digital design of a systems level lethality node.

Cockerill® manned and optionally manned turrets modernize to overmatch, delivering the very best lethality and situational awareness solutions for cross domain maneuver. John Cockerill Defense has a global reputation for meeting customer requirements with highly accurate, cost competitive turrets including embedded, attached, or standalone training/maintenance simulation systems. John Cockerill Defense is the industry leader in direct fire lethality system design, development, production, and integration.

Brad Herndon, Vice President at John Cockerill Defense America: “We are excited to assist the Army in this undertaking. The strength of this team is we start without a preconceived design. Our approach will define requirements and develop a preliminary digital design to assist the Army in refining OMFV’s ’Nine Characteristics’ into performance specifications and deliver world-class capabilities to our Soldiers.”

About John Cockerill Defense America:

John Cockerill Defense America specializes in design, development, and production of integrated combat vehicle turret solutions for the US military. Incorporated in Delaware in January 2017 and headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, CMI Defence America (d/b/a John Cockerill Defense America) is the US subsidiary of John Cockerill Defense SA, the Belgium-based world leader for in-production integrated lethality systems. Cockerill™ products modernize to overmatch with unsurpassed survivability, mobility, lethality, reliability, and mission command capabilities for cross domain maneuver.

Press Contact:

Brad Herndon: +1 586 940 4959

Published On: July 26, 2021Categories: Press Releases