ARLINGTON, VA, April 9, 2012 -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its business unit in Johnstown, Pa., has promoted Anthony (Tony) Caper to the position of vice president, site lead. 

Tony joined DRS Laurel Technologies in 2008 as the director of Manufacturing. In his newly appointed role, he will be responsible for overseeing all daily functional operations at both the Airport Road and Industrial Park facilities. Tony brings more than 30 years of operations and customer service experience from a highly regarded manufacturing company.

A 1973 graduate of Johnstown High School and graduate from Newman University in Wichita, Kan., Tony holds a degree in Business Administration complimented by a degree in Electronics Technology. He also spent four years serving in the United States Air Force.

“Tony has my full support and confidence as he takes on this new role,” says Patrick Marion, vice president and general manager of DRS Laurel Technologies. “He demonstrates the ability to successfully tackle tough challenges and will continue to be an asset to our organization.”

“I’m happy to be to be back in my hometown among family and friends and proud to contribute to the continued success of DRS Technologies,” says Tony.

About DRS Technologies

 DRS Technologies, headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. (FNC.MI) which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide.

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