Indias decision to cancel all on-going tenders for defence equipment won by Italys Finmeccanica is in retaliation to return of the marines involved in killing two Kerala fishermen in 2012 to Italy. Accoridng to Italian publication,
Leonardo-Finmeccanica will start delivering AgustaWestland AW101 Norwegian All-Weather SAR helicopters in March 2017 and will complete by 2020. The company made the announcement after it unveiled the new SAR helicopter at its Yeovil facility in south-west England Wednesday
Indias Defence Ministry said Sunday that all ongoing tenders for defence equipment won by Italys Finmeccanica will be cancelled. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told PTI that the process for blacklisting Finmeccanica and its subsidiaries was already under way, and the Law Ministry had been sent a note
The VVIP chopper scam involving Italian firm AgustaWestland has put a dent on the future projects of the Indian Navy. More than a dozen under-construction warships, including the upcoming sea-borne aircraft carrier and the Scorpene Submarines, were built according to specifications of certain types of weaponry or radars
Leonardo (formerly Finmeccanica) has launched Osprey, the worlds first lightweight airborne surveillance radar to be built with no moving parts. The launch customer for the radar will be Norway, which has purchased Osprey as part of the countrys acquisition of 16 AW101 Helicopters for the NAWSARH programme (Norway All Weather Search And Rescue Helicopter)
Global Komited Sdn Bhd signed a teaming agreement with Finmeccanica for the promotion, marketing and distribution of AW159 naval helicopters to the Malaysian government at Defence Services Asia Exhibition & Conference (DSA) 2016 on Wednesday. This partnership sets out to fulfill Royal Malaysian Navys Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) requirements, leveraging on Global Komiteds capabilities and reputation regionally as a defense contracting and engineering company along with the AW159s established credentials as the best medium ASW helicopter in the world
Finmeccanica has been awarded a contract from Pilatus to provide airborne communications for 49 PC-21 turboprop trainers recently acquired by the Australian Defense Force. Designated RT-700/A, the new systems will provide voice and data communications in a small and lightweight package
Italian luxury yacht builder Ferretti Group which announced a new division, Ferretti Security and Defence (FSD) plans to partner Finmeccanica, Saab and Thales in building a range of naval platforms. The Ferretti Group, known for manufacturing large oceangoing yachts plans to build naval platforms and take the electronics and weapons systems from leading defence equipment manufacturers, its chief executive Alberto Galassi told the media in Rome on February 3
Finmeccanica group will showcase products from Airborne & Space Systems”, “Land & Naval Defence Electronics” and “Security & Information Systems” divisions as ‘One Company at Bahrain Airshow from Jan 21 till 23. Finmeccanica has become one organisation operating in aerospace, defence and security, with new governance and operating model, organised into sectors and divisions and replacing the previous model of a holding company of separately controlled businesses, the company said in a statement Thursday
Selex ES has won a contract to provide diverse radar stations, repeaters, and communications systems to Angola. The agreement signed by Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos on December 23, is to procure the equipment, major components, and support services necessary for the design and installation of a national center and three regional centers for maritime surveillance, Forecast International reported Thursday
Finmeccanica has signed a $485 million contract to extend the Tetra PIT program with the Italian Interior Ministry on December 31 2015. The Programme is for the implementation of a Tetra‚Äźbased mission‚Äźcritical national mobile radio service assuring secure communications for Police Forces
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
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