Leonardo-Finmeccanica is exhibiting a “naval cockpit” that enables the integrated management of ship-board operations with a vessel’s combat system at the ongoing Euronaval 2016.
The new Combat Management System features a modular and reconfigurable open architecture that can be customized depending on the demands of a given mission. The system will be represented by a ‘tactical table’, demonstrating the ship’s command and control centre at the show, held from the 17-21st of October in France, the company announced today.
The company will also be exhibiting anti-submarine warfare equipment, including the new ATAS sonar (Active Towed Array Sonar). An innovative new system, the ATAS is the smallest and most powerful variable-depth, towed sonar available today.
Also on display are the large-caliber 127/64 LightWeight (LW) naval gun and the over-bridge version of the 76/62 cannon, equipped with the Strales kit. The gun is able to fire guided DART (Driven Ammunition Reduced Time of Flight) munitions as well as the latest Vulcano ammunition.
The display also includes the AW101 helicopter. It is a multi-role military aircraft which can perform the full range of naval missions, including anti-ship, anti-submarine, search and rescue, radar surveillance, utility and amphibious support.
Also at the stand, visitors will be able to experience, through augmented reality, new naval capabilities including a new multi-functional, fixed-face dual-band radar, friend-or-foe detection and infrared sensors for acquiring and tracking targets, integrated communications systems and satellite radio.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that five firm orders have been signed for AgustaWestland AW169 helicopters by different Brazilian corporate and private customers. The announcement comes following an official presentation of the new generation model to nearly 100 pilots from across Brazil and held at the end of August, introducing capabilities, avionics and interior options available to AW169 VIP customers
Leonardo-Finmeccanica and the Argentina have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop high-technology in the fields of defence, security and aerospace. According to the agreement which signed in Argentinas capital Buenos Aires recently, the company and the Ministry of Science Technology and Productive Innovation also involves evaluation of commercial partnerships, the company announced Thursday
Leonardo Finmeccanica has signed industrial and trade partnership agreement with Algerian Ministry of defense last month to establish a joint company to produce light and medium weight category helicopters at an industrial site. After the completion of the facility and during the early years of activity, the joint company aims to manufacture three different AgustaWestland helicopter types for various uses including transport, medical evacuation, surveillance and control, the company announced Friday
Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Italys Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a long term strategic partnership in the Defence and Security market. Under the agreement, Leonardo will support PGZ with its technology and products, and PGZ will cooperate with Leonardo on industrial and logistic support activities
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has acquired full control of Sistemi Dinamici from IDS Friday. The control of the company, which involved the remaining 60 percent of shares, is aimed at further strengthening Leonardo in unmanned products thanks to the acquisition of the new unmanned lightweight helicopter SD-150 Hero program
Leonardo-Finmeccanica begins the test campaign of its remotely piloted helicopter SW-4 ‘Solo after its first successful flight yesterday, in order to verify the aircrafts operational characteristics and validate flight procedures, in both normal and emergency conditions. Mauro Moretti, CEO and General Manager Leonardo said: “The SW-4 ‘Solo is testimony of Leonardos industrial commitment and innovation in unmanned aircraft, a sector of increased global competition and is part of a portfolio of solutions making Leonardo the only European company able to provide a complete ‘unmanned system
Over 250 units of Leonardo Finmeccanica's Man-portable Laser Target Designator (LTD) have been procured over the last two years, following a surge in orders for the product. 10 customers in the US and Europe have now procured the high-energy, man-portable laser systems, the company announced today
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has demonstrated its advanced SW-4 ‘Solo Rotary Unmanned Air System as well as its airborne sensors such as SAGE electronic warfare and Osprey E-Scan radar systems integrated using its skyISTAR mission management system at the Unmanned Warrior 2016. The airborne sensors integrated with skyISTAR mission management system supports intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the company said in a statement Thursday
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