Leonardo has been selected through a competitive procurement as the provider of up to 31 Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) by the US Navy to equip Department of Navy installations.
In more details, Leonardo’s subsidiary, Selex ES Inc., was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) worth up to USD 20.9 million for delivery of its Model 2100 Instrument Landing System with collocated Distance Measuring Equipment (DME).
The Model 2100 is a highly reliable, cost-effective, FAA-approved and ICAO Annex 10-compliant system that is commissioned at hundreds of Category I - III operational locations worldwide. With this Navy contract, the company adds to the growing number of Leonardo supplied Model 2100 systems in the US DoD inventory.
Leonardo is also on contract to deliver over 500 Model 1118A/1119A DME systems to the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for its current and NextGen DME requirements.