The Tactical Air Defence System GmbH is a joint venture between MBDA Deutschland GmbH (60%) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (40%). TLVS GmbH is responsible for the development, production, deployment and maintenance of the new ground-based air defence system.
TLVS GmbH will be implemented by MBDA in Germany together with its long-term industrial partner Lockheed Martin. In addition, German partner companies and numerous specialized small and medium-sized German suppliers will be involved as subcontractors in the implementation of the system. With TLVS, for the first time Germany will have national overall system expertise in the field of air defence.
Germany’s aerospace industry and in particular MBDA in Germany will play a central role in the realisation of the project. The new air defence system will be developed, tested and produced at the two MBDA sites in Schrobenhausen and Freinhausen.