QinetiQ in Germany

We are a trusted provider of airborne special mission operations and technical solutions to defence customers, including Bundeswehr, US Armed Forces Europe and governmental organisations.

Aircraft flying in formation
  • Provide aerial training services, including JTAC (Joint Terminal Attack Controller) training, to maintain military operational readiness at a fraction of the cost of traditional in-house military training support
  • Provide aviation modification and integration services for ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) systems, and in particular for integration, test and evaluation of special-mission aircraft for military customers
  • Provide MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) and customised engineering services for a variety of military aircraft and systems, including airborne special mission equipment like Radar and optical sensors as a mission capabable product solution
Airborne Services
  • Exclusive provider of operational live aerial training services to the German Forces (Bundeswehr) and NATO countries
  • Operates Pilatus PC-9 and PC-12 aircraft licensed to fly nearly all simulated attack manoeuvres
  • Flying Testbed key technology concept development and experimentation 
  • Services available include
    • Tactical air-to-air, air-to-ground and maritime air operations 
    • Combat simulations and forward air controller training to include full motion video downlink
    • Civil aircraft test and measurement flights
    • Asymmetric warfare support and renegade aircraft simulation for air and naval force training
Engineer fixing aircraft
Special-Mission Aircraft Modification
  • Leading system integrator of aircraft with advanced ISR capabilities in our aircraft conversion centre
  • Highly talented workforce of technical engineers capable of modifying and integrating highly complex special-mission equipment, such as high resolution cameras, digital close air support systems, and simulated weapon computing systems
  • Licenced and regulatory approved for Part 21J (Development), Part 145 (Maintenance), M (Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation) and SPO (Specialised Operation), as well as certification at EASA, LBA, and Bundeswehr levels
MRO and Product Solutions
  • Provides EASA Part 145 MRO and customised engineering services for military and civil aircraft, oxygen systems and live support equipment
  • Product solutions:
    • Underwing ISR sensor pylon with datalink
    • Mobile Oxygen Supply System (MOSS)
    • Heavy duty 19” mission rack (up to 100 kg)
    • Cabin work station for mission operations
  • Authorised service centre for leading aviation OEMs including:
    • Pilatus Satellite Service Centre
    • Pratt and Whitney Maintenance Facility
    • Honeywell Avionics Service Provider

Modifying an aircraft


QinetiQ GmbH 
Business Address: QinetiQ GmbH, Flughafenstrasse 65, 41066 Mönchengladbach
Court of Registry and commercial register: Bonn, HRB 21374
Seat: Mönchengladbach
Director: Volker Wallrodt