Leonardo- Selex has won a contract to provide an end to end TETRA (terrestrial trunked radio) solution to Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).
This will provide secure communications throughout the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The agreement has been announced at PMRExpo European trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms.
The TETRA project will be deployed within larger ICAD packages providing Special Airport System /Information and Communication Technology (SAS/ICT) capabilities for the KAIA Development Project which is designed to increase the airport's yearly capacity.
The airport wireless system will be based on the European TETRA digital radio communications standard which is standard for full-mission critical voice and data communications worldwide. It will secure passengers’ safety 24/7 by providing mobile radio communications, in a customised frequency band, to thousands of operational users from various airport sectors.
Leonardo will deploy the Adaptanet TETRA IP solution at the beginning of next year. Deployment will include a TETRA core network, gateways to other telecommunication systems, radio base stations and a subscriber radio fleet based on Leonardo’s new ruggedized handsets and mobile terminals.
The Company will also provide installation support, testing and final hand-over.
Leonardo has delivered the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security. The aircraft departed Leonardos Yeovil facility on November 17th for Sola Air Base in southern Norway where the aircraft will enter a period of Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) before entering service with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 2018, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Defence Technology Institute (DTI) of Thailand covering technology transfer and the establishment of helicopter maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) capabilities in the country, should the AW101 aircraft be ordered for use by the Police, Army, Air Force and Navy. The MoU was signed by Colonel Tawiwat Veeraklaew, Acting Director General of the Defence Technology Institute (DTI), and Brian McEachen, Head of Region - Asia & Oceania at Leonardo Helicopters Division, at the Defense & Security 2017 exhibition being held in Bangkok 6th to 9th November, the company said in a statement...
Leonardo has signed two contracts to provide Air Traffic Control (ATC systems) for Somalia and Sudan, the company announced today at the African Air Show 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The first contract was signed in Montreal with the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on behalf of the Federal Government of Somalia
Leonardo, working in partnership with the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency), has completed the rollout of its cyber monitoring and response service to a number of additional NATO headquarters. The service, called NATO Cyber Incident Response Capability – Full Operational Capability (NCIRC-FOC), sees a combined Leonardo and NCI Agency staff of around 200 computer security experts provide a rapid-response cyber defence capability, around the clock, to more than 70,000 NATO users around the world
Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Systems of South to jointly provide avionics and mission systems for the Republic of Koreas defence aviation projects and other international customers. The agreement will initially see the two companies working together to develop and deliver targeting systems
Leonardo has signed a contract for two AW119Kx single engine helicopters plus option for an additional unit for State Border Guard of Latvia The contract also includes customised configuration and aircrew/maintenance technician training services. The aircraft will be delivered from the Companys facility in Philadelphia in 2019 and will perform a wide range of missions including search and rescue (SAR), transport, firefighting and disaster relief; replacing two ageing AB206B Jet Rangers, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Leonardo‘s AW109 Trekker light twin-engine helicopter was issued with type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Deliveries will start in the first quarter of 2018
Boeing has won $480 million contract for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) F-15C/D/S/SA fleets repair support services effort. This program is comprised of logistical in-Kingdom repair and return of parts for F-15C/D/S/SA fleets and repair of aerospace ground equipment, hush house/open air test cell equipment for the RSAF F-15 program, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday, Repair support services are expected to be completed by June 20, 2025
Leonardo has won a contract to supply two AW139s for the Italian Coast Guard and six for the Customs and Border Protection Service valued at approximately 112 million euro for delivery by 2020. The Italian Coast Guard has signed a contract for two AW139s to perform search and rescue missions, with deliveries to be completed by the end of 2018, while the Italian Customs and Border Protection Service (Guardia di Finanza) has ordered six to perform patrol operations, with deliveries to be completed by 2020, the company said in a statement Monday
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