Rheinmetall Technical Publications GmbH

RTP-UK is a £6M+ turnover ILS & Technical Publications business that benefits from being owned by the huge defence and aerospace giant, Rheinmetall. The parent company’s backing ensures RTP(UK) is financially sound whilst allowing independence to deal across the Defence and Aerospace continuum.


RTP(UK) provide the Aerospace industry with comprehensive Technical Publications that enable engineers to conduct maintenance and repairs of critical systems and equipment in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner. Products and services range from S1000D, bespoke customer-specific standards, utilising cutting-edge computer-based technology (IETM), whilst providing comprehensive document management. This service is provided via skilled personnel on a customer’s site, or remotely from our Bristol-based government security approved offices. Additionally, RTP(UK) run an offshore low cost centre of excellence in India where export controlled tasks can be produced.


RTP(UK)’s ILS team provide effective and efficient ILS solutions to Defence and Aerospace clients exploiting engineering excellence and backed by the pedigree of the Rheinmetall group. Clients benefit from the most efficient, cost effective and tailored ILS solutions exploiting the generations of experience and the very best engineering and supportability engineers that the Rheinmetall group has available. In particular, RTP(UK) support the Challenger 2 LEP by providing both the ILS and Safety/Environmental/Legislation Pillars in preparation for the Demonstration, Manufacture and In-service phases.

To sum, RTP(UK)’s dedicated and highly-trained specialists, utilising the latest technology to deliver accurate, cost-effective and safety-critical documentation, drawings and ILS solutions that take away the pain associated with expensive and under-utilised in-house Technical Authors/ILS Teams. With over 60 highly qualified ILS Practitioners, Technical Authors and Illustrators and a low cost centre of excellence in India, RTP concentrated on what it does best, leaving the customer free to deliver their equipment and systems on time and to budget. 


200 Woodlands Court
Ash Ridge Road
Bradley Stoke
S Glos
BS32 4LB


+44 (0) 1454 643 100


+44 (0) 1454 643 111




+1100sq mt



Key Customers

Airbus, General Electric (GE Aviation), Messier Dowty, Rheinmetall Defence

Other Info

Members of ADS and UKCeB member



Quality Certifications Held

AS EN 9100

Certificate Number


Certification Authority


Customer Approvals

Airbus approvals, General Electric Approvals

Products and Services

Technical publications S1000D Technical Illustrating Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Supportability Engineering Training Aids and material 3D animiated graphics Legacy conversion Data management Scanning and imaging solutions Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETB)

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