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Leidos, Paramount USA and Vertex Aerospace Enter Final Phase of Armed Overwatch Competition

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

Leidos, Paramount USA, and Vertex were among five teams awarded a total of $19.3 million for prototype demonstrations and will advance Bronco II to the Phase III Operational Prototype Demonstration later this month.

Key Points: 
  • Leidos, Paramount USA, and Vertex were among five teams awarded a total of $19.3 million for prototype demonstrations and will advance Bronco II to the Phase III Operational Prototype Demonstration later this month.
  • "Vertex has a 50-year legacy of supporting warfighter missions," said Ed Boyington, President and CEO of Vertex Aerospace.
  • Paramount Group USA is also the parent company of Paramount Aerospace Systems USA, its wholly-owned US subsidiary.
  • Vertex Aerospace offers a globalcapability and completesolution for aftermarket aerospace services for government and commercial customers.

U.S. Special Operations Command advances Leidos' Bronco II Aircraft to Demonstration Fly-off

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:05pm

The Leidos team, including Paramount Group USA and Vertex Aerospace, will advance its new aircraft known as Bronco II to the Phase III Operational Prototype Demonstration fly-off.

Key Points: 
  • The Leidos team, including Paramount Group USA and Vertex Aerospace, will advance its new aircraft known as Bronco II to the Phase III Operational Prototype Demonstration fly-off.
  • "Superior technology is critical to USSOCOM's mission and we are proud to support them through Bronco II," said Gerry Fasano, Leidos Defense Group president.
  • "This advanced aircraft is designed to usher SOCOM into the next generation of tactical warfare and deliver mission-critical tools to the warfighter.
  • Bronco II is a rugged, affordable and sustainable multi-mission aircraft built to meet the specific needs of special operations forces.