Our Company

History

A Legacy of Transformation

Tracing our earliest roots to 1866, VTG has built a 150-year legacy of delivering transformative warfighting capabilities to the U.S. military and its allied partners. Today, VTG provides full lifecycle engineering for C5ISR, naval, aerospace, network, and digital requirements that ensure our Defense and National Security customers achieve new levels of performance and productivity.

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VT Group Becomes VTG

VT Group rebrands to reflect the company’s expanded modernization solutions and full lifecycle engineering capabilities. The brand name is changed to VTG.

DELTA Resources

VT Group acquires DELTA Resources, expanding its naval and C5ISR systems engineering capabilities, and its digital, cybersecurity, and IT modernization portfolio.

National Technologies Associates (NTA)

VT Group acquires National Technologies Associates (NTA), expanding its aerospace engineering, logistics, and training capabilities.

The Jordan Company

The Jordan Company, an American private equity firm based in New York, acquires VT Group. The Company becomes fully U.S. owned.

Evergreen Unmanned Systems

VT Group expands into unmanned aircraft systems operations and sustainment by acquiring Evergreen Unmanned Systems.

MILCOM Systems Corp.

VT Group acquires MILCOM Systems Corporation, expanding its naval engineering capabilities into ship and submarine C4ISR system installation and integration, and converged IT for shore-based military installations.

Advanced Engineering & Planning Corp.

VT Group acquires Advanced Engineering and Planning Corporation (AEPCO), expanding into aerospace engineering and logistics.

The Cube Corporation

VT Group acquires The Cube Corporation, expanding its facilities management business.

VT Group

VT Group is formed as a combination of Vosper Thornycroft’s legacy shipbuilding business and its emerging services business.

British Shipbuilding Group

Vosper Thornycroft is nationalized as part of the British Shipbuilding Group; it is later reprivatized and begins diversifying into services.

Vosper Thornycroft Limited

Vosper Limited and John I. Thornycroft and Company merge. Vosper Thornycroft Limited emerges as a world-leading designer and builder of advanced warships.

Vosper Limited

Herbert Vosper forms Vosper Limited of Portsmouth to refit and repair coastal vessels. Vosper evolves into a leading builder of custom-designed high-speed craft.

John I. Thornycroft & Co.

John Thornycroft forms John I. Thornycroft and Company. Over the ensuing century, Thornycroft designs and builds a variety of military and commercial maritime vessels.