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.
The company will also be highlighting two systems of particular relevance to the region: the Falcon Shield, a counter-UAV security system, and the LeadInSky air traffic control system. Falcon Shield has been designed to combat the threat from small, easily available commercial drones. Able to find, fix, track, identify and defeat threats, Falcon Shield system offers an ‘RF management’ electronic attack option for operators, allowing them to take control of remotely piloted drones and land them safely.
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‐based mission‐critical national mobile radio service assuring secure communications for Police Forces
Finmeccanica has signed a contract with the Italian Ministry of the Interior to implement a Tetra-based mission-critical national mobile radio service assuring secure communications for Police Forces. The contract aims to provide Police Forces with greater technological and operational uniformity, in line with the Government's investment policy in the security sector and in combatting terrorism, the company said in a statement Thursday
Boeings attempt to make a bid to buy Italian Westland helicopter maker has been rejected by Finmeccanica. The takeover attempt was also part of a tortuous wrangle between Boeing and Finmeccanica over a £2bn contract to upgrade the armys fleet of Apache attack helicopters, The Sunday Times news daily reported
The US State Department has backed the sale of 19 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to Bahrain for US$2.7 billion quashing improved human rights pre-conditions put by the previous Obama administration
Raytheon has won a $129 million contract for procurement of tube launched optically tracked wireless guided (TOW)missiles for the US Marine Corps, US Army, Bahrain and Morocco. Work will be completed with an estimated completion date of Aug
After recent success in Kuwait, and earlier in Bulgaria, Oman and Saudi Arabia, Eurofighter is eyeing Bahrain as a possible new customer for its Typhoon aircraft. Bahrain is looking to replace its ageing F-5 aircraft with a modern fighter and Eurofighter Typhoon with the latest version of Lockheed Martins F-16 could be likely contenders
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
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