Finmeccanica has started the final assembly phase for the first two Aermacchi M-346s of the eight advanced jet trainer that are to be supplied to Polish Air Force.
The delivery of the first two M-346 aircraft is scheduled for the end of November 2016, in line with the programme’s time frame, the company said in a statement Wednesday.
Signed in February 2014 with the Polish Ministry of Defence, the contact is to supply eight M-346 advanced jet trainer aircraft to replace the currently operational TS-11 Iskra.
The contract also includes logistic support; a training programme for pilots and engineers; ground-based training system with classrooms and educational materials, including a Full Mission Simulator, a highly complex device able to replicate any possible operational scenario and also to be networked with real aircraft flying training missions.
The Government of the Republic of Panama and Finmeccanica today reached a settlement related to the contracts awarded to the companies - Selex ES and Telespazio. The settlement reached by the Republic of Panama and Finmeccanica involves an extension to the original contract allocated to Telespazio for a digital mapping system for Panama, as well as the consensual termination of a $125 million contract allocated to Selex ES for a radar surveillance system in 2010, in relation to which the Republic of Panama will have the right to purchase helicopters or other equipment from Finmeccanica
Raytheon will be the prime contractor in a team that includes Finmeccanica, CAE USA and Honeywell Aerospace for the U.S
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
The Korean Aerospace Industries-Lockheed Martin joint bid for the US Air Force Advanced Pilot Training project, the T-50A trainer jet is “well placed” to win the contract, a South Korean think tank, the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET) has said. The KIETs 2018-2022 forecast said that Korea's T-50A is well placed to secure the Advanced Pilot Training project that could be worth some 14 trillion won ($13 billion)
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has rolled out the first of eight Polish Air Force M-346 aircraft at Venegono-Superiore facility on Monday. The roll-out ceremony was attended by the Polish Deputy Defense Minister, Bartosz Kownacki, the State Under ecretary to the Ministry of Defence, Gioacchino Alfano, and by the Managing Director of Leonardo-Finmeccanica Aircraft, Filippo Bagnato
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
Pan-European aerospace and defence group Finmeccanica said it planned to change its name to Leonardo, after sixteenth century artist Leonardo da Vinci. The proposed name change is part of the companys re-structuring, which last month agreed to sell its rail and traffic signal businesses to Japans Hitachi in a $2
Finmeccanica announced the maiden flight of the new AgustaWestland AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter. A prototype aircraft took to the air for the first time today at the Helicopter Divisions Cascina Costa facility (Italy), the company said in a statement Wednesday
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