March 19, 2021
Office of Manufacturing,
Division of Corporation Finance,
Securities and Exchange Commission,
100 F Street, N.E.,
Washington, D.C. 20549.
Attention: Erin Purnell
Acceleration Request for Leonardo DRS, Inc.
Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-253583)
Dear Ms. Purnell:
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Leonardo DRS, Inc. (the “Company”) hereby requests that the effective date of the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1, File No. 333-253583 (the “Registration Statement”) be accelerated so that it will become effective at 4:00 P.M., New York City time, on March 23, 2021, or as soon as practicable thereafter, or at such other time as the Company or its outside counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, requests by telephone that such Registration Statement be declared effective.
It would be appreciated if, as soon as the Registration Statement is declared effective, you would so inform Scott D. Miller at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP at (212) 558-3109.

Securities and Exchange Commission
March 19, 2021
Leonardo DRS, Inc.
By/s/ Mark A. Dorfman
Name:Mark A. Dorfman
Title:Executive Vice President and General Counsel
cc:Geoffrey Kruczek
(Securities and Exchange Commission)
Scott D. Miller
(Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)