Alenia Aermacchi won a contract worth 120 million Euros to provide the Italian Air Force with further three advanced trainer aircraft M-346. The contract is part of a wider agreement already signed by the parties in 2009 for the total supply of 15 M-346s
The Pentagon announced Thursday that Italy would provide initial maintenance of F-35 fighter jets and it engines in Europe from 2018. “Itlay will initially do the heavy maintenance of the jets and Britain will provide a backup if necessary
Alenia Aermacchi has successfully conducted the first release of a Storm Shadow missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of its missile integration programme. The trials took place in November and saw the missile being released from the aircraft and tracked by radar up to impact
Finmeccanica is expected to cash in $502 million of the $1.3 billion contract to develop electronically scanned Captor-E radar for the Typhoon signed by Eurofighter consortium and the inter-governmental agency NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency) on Wednesday
Alenia Aermacchi and the Slovak Defence Ministry have signed a contract for the supply of two C-27J Spartan aircraft including the training of pilots and maintenance personnel. The acquisition of the C-27J by the Slovak Air Force is part of the Slovak Armed Forces modernisation programme, of which the two new tactical transport aircraft are a first step
The Slovak military will purchase two Italian tactical transport aircraft C-27J Spartan, according to local media reports. Defence Minister Martin GlváÄ announced that the contract on delivery of the two machines will be inked next week, the TASR newswire reported
Peru will place an order two Alenia Aermacchi C-27J Spartan aircraft by the end 2014 and will add another eight in the future, according to local press reports. Peru awarded an initial order for two aircraft in November 2013, worth about $122 million, and will now order another two for a similar price, according to Defense-Aerospace
Alenia Aermacchi and its partner ATK announced on April 26 that a fully configured MC-27J multi-mission tactical transport aircraft completed its first flight. The demonstrator aircraft was modified with an L-3 Wescam MX-15Di Electro-Optical and Infrared Turret that was mounted under the nose of the aircraft and is optimized for ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and SAR missions (Search and Rescue); and with Link-16 datalink software and hardware provisions that will prepare the aircraft for the ATK palletized mission system installation
Alenia Aermacchi has begun production of the first medium transport aircraft C-27J Spartan for the Peruvian Air Force, with delivery scheduled for March 2015. According to Defensa
Italys first new Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 has rolled-out of the Alenia Aermacchi production plant in Turin-Caselle, according to the company. The Tranche 3 standard embodies a number of changes that effectively enhance the aircrafts performance and which allow for future upgrades making it more attractive to current and potential export customers, it said
Poland has signed an agreement estimated €280 million with Alenia Aermacchi to purchase M-346 Advanced Jet Trainers, becoming the fourth customer after Israel, Singapore and Italy. The Polish-Italian agreement in the years 2016-2017 includes delivery of 8 new advanced training aircraft M-346, simulators, and computer assisted training and logistics package
Alenia Aermacchis Board of Directors has appointed Giancarlo Grasso as the new Chairman, a responsibility he will exercise in coordination with the Chief Executive Officer. Giancarlo Grasso has succeeded Amedeo Caporaletti, and will be vested with the power to manage the companys business strategies
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