Raytheon and Leonardo have decided not to jointly pursue the U.S
Chinas L-15 Fighter-Trainer sale to Zambia was sweetened with a financial deal that ‘helped the Zambia government fulfil the goal of procuring advanced fighter in a tight financial situation. Erick Chimese, commander of Zambia Air Force was quoted by the state owned Chinamil website that ‘Zambia needs to take financial issues into account in the procurement of new aircraft
The Polish Air Force has received the first two M-346 Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT) from Alenia Aermacchi. The aircraft flew in formation with the TS-11 Iskara trainers on Monday which were sent to welcome the new airframes, The Aviationist reported Tuesday
Superjet International (SJI), a joint venture between Italian Alenia Aermacchi and Russias Sukhoi will be responsible for marketing, sales, customization and delivery of the SSJ-100 aircraft will also be used for after-sales service of MC-21. “The infrastructure, which is now being created in the framework of the Sukhoi Superjet 100, will also be used for the MS-21 project: warehouses, training centers, logistics, partners all over the world, maintenance centers, and the material base
India has scrapped a $267 million (INR 1800 crore) deal to procure 98 heavy weight torpedoes for the navys submarine project from Leonardo-Finmeccancia. “The global tender to procure 98 heavy-weight torpedos for navys submarine project has been scrapped and Request for Proposal in this regard is withdrawn,” a senior official was quoted as saying by
Finmeccanica has signed a contract worth over 300 million Euros with ARMAEREO (Italian National Armaments Directorate) of the Italian Defence Ministry for additional nine Aermacchi M-346 advanced training aircraft for the Italian Air Force. The contract was signed by Grazia Nunnari, head of national and international contracts of ARMAEREO (Italian National Armaments Directorate) and Filippo Bagnato, Managing Director of Finmeccanicas Aircraft Division, in the presence of Chief Inspector General Francesco Langella, Director of Armaereo and the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, Lieutenant General Pasquale Preziosa
The European Air Transport Command (EATC) has integrated 31 fixed wing air transport aircraft from Italian Air Force, the command centre announced Tuesday. EATC based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, will now have operational control over these transferred Italian transport and tanker assets, including four Boeing KC 767A, twenty Lockheed C-130 J Hercules II and seven Alenia C-27 J Spartan
Finmeccanica is discussing a sale of 6-8 additional Alenia C-27J transport aircraft to Peru. “There are no bad surprises in the third quarter accounts, business is going as planned, and maybe before year-end well be able to do something better” than expected, Reuters quoted Finmeccanica CEO Mauro Moretti as saying Oct 28
Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has won an order to supply two C-27J tactical airlifters to an undisclosed African nation. The two aircraft will be delivered starting from 2017 and will be used for the transport of troops and materials and for homeland security and civil protection operating also on semi-prepared strips, the company said in a statement
Italys close cooperation with Kuwait as part of the coalition against the Islamic State terrorist group may have played a part in the Emirate placing an order for 28 Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft. The Inter-governmental agreement for the eight billion Euro deal was signed during the visit of the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to Rome on Thursday, Italian publication Analisidifesa reported
Italian first F-35 assembled by Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has made a successful flight at Cameris Italian Air Force Base (near Novara), the company said in a statement Tuesday. The Italian F-35 is assembled in Italy at Finmeccanica – Alenia Aermacchis production facilities
Alenia Aermacchi has completed dedicated flight-testing following the modification to add winglets to the C-27J battlefield airlifter configuration. A Finmeccanica statement claimed that this was part of a series of product developments underway on the only "real" military medium turboprop airlifter on the market
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