Leonardo has netted Bangladeshs air surveillance radar contract with the company agreeing to supply Kronos LAND radars to the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), on Tuesday. The agreement was announced by the Italian firm at the ongoing Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) exhibition in Manama, Bahrain
Italian defence exports to Pakistan have jumped from US $194.15 million in 2017 to $762 million in 2018, as per an Italian governments “Report on the Authorized Transactions Carried for Export, Import and Transit Control of Armament Materials,” released last month
EuroDASS consortium (Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt), which provides the Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has launched its concept for the future of DASS, called “Praetorian Evolution.” The launch took place at the EuroDASS Future Capability user conference, which was attended by senior military and industry figures from the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain, the company said in a statement Monday
South Korea is looking to build 2 nuclear-powered submarines and has assigned a task force to study the project. "With longer-term perspectives to have nuclear-powered submarines, we have been running a task force of our own," the South Korean Navy said in a report presented to lawmakers for a parliamentary audit
Italys Guardia di Finanza agency has signed an agreement for three additional ATR 72MPs maritime patrol aircraft for €150 million ($162 million). The agreement includes providing related technical-logistic support services to the customer, the company said in a
Leonardos Multiple Aperture Infra-Red (MAIR) system installed on a testbed helicopter has completed its first flight test, the company announced Tuesday. The MAIR system provides crews with spherical missile warning, Hostile Fire Indication (HFI), day and night imaging and Infra-Red Search and Track (IRST) functionality
Leonardos TH-119 helicopter has received Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR) supplemental type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The TH-119 single-engine helicopter allows pilots to operate the aircraft safely in low visibility and challenging weather conditions, owing to its designed by advanced avionics by Genesys Aerosystems and redundant helicopter flight systems
Vitrociset and Park Air Systems, subsidiaries of Leonardo and Northop Grumman respectively have been awarded a five-year radio replacement contract by Italian air navigation services provider, ENAV. The agreement is to replace ground-to-air communications equipment for airports and the supporting en-route infrastructure
Leonardos Falco Xplorer drone unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 is free from United States International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations being entirely designed and manufactured in Europe. In addition, its technical characteristics place it within the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) class II category which together with the ITAR-free status make the Falco Xplorer readily exportable around the world, Leonardo announced
Leonardo has launched Multiple Aperture Infra-red (MAIR) missile warning system at Paris Airshow 2019. The new hostile fire indicator system can provide spherical IR-based protection to a range of aircraft platforms, including rotary- and fixed-wing systems, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and potentially commercial aircraft,
Leonardo has won a $338 million (300 million euros) contract to supply 13 Alenia Aermacchi M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) aircraft to the Italian Air Force. The contract includes ground-based training systems and a five year logistics support package, the company said in a statement Wednesday
A Leonardo Augusta A109E helicopter crash-landed over the roof of a 51-story skyscraper in Manhattan, New York city, on Monday afternoon, killing one person. “The victim is presumed to be the pilot
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