Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF). The IAF will operate the radar to strengthen the air defence system of the Republic of Indonesia
Leonardos new Falco Xplorer multi-senor strategic surveillance drone, considered a competitor to the General Atomics Grey Eagle drone, undertook its maiden flight in Italy. Not subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) restrictions and meeting the criteria for a Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) class II, Falco Xplorer is readily exportable around the world, a Leonardo release said
Finland has awarded IMI Systems, subsidiary of Israels Elbit Systems, a contract to supply M339 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition for the armys Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs). “Elbit Systems subsidiary IMI Systems, has been selected by the Finnish Ministry of Defense to provide the Finnish Army with the M339, a NATO compliant 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition and Data Setting Units for its Leopard 2 MBTs,” the company
The US Navy has awarded Leonardo $176.47 million to supply 32 TH-73A helicopters and related support
Pakistan Navy (PN) inducted an ATR aircraft-based maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and LUNA NG unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for coastal reconnaissance on January 4. The ATR turboprop aircraft was converted into MPA role by Germany-based Rheinland Air Service (RAS) as per a contract awarded in December 2018
Leonardo has demonstrated its new M-40 target drone against MBDA-made Mistral surface-to-air missile, in Italy. "Leonardo has concluded a series of flights with its M-40 target drone as part of a trials campaign in Italy
The first Eurofighter jet equipped with Captor E-Scan Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar made its first flight at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, on Monday. "On the 23rd December 2019 at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, the first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) equipped with the Kuwait Air Force configuration has successfully completed its first flight," Eurofighter announced
Leonardo's new Osprey 50 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar equipped on a B200 King Air has completed its first flight test in the UK. The new radar is a larger-aperture variant of Leonardo's Osprey surveillance radar
Leonardo UK has demonstrated a new radar receiver, warner technology as part of its development work for the Tempest project, the future combat jet project in which the UK, Italy and Sweden are working together. In a laboratory demonstration for the UK MoD and other Team Tempest partners, the new sensor demonstrated a direction finding performance of four times what is possible with typical radar warning receiver while being just 1/10th the size of a standard system
Kuwait will become the first country to own Eurofighter jets equipped with E-Scan (Captor-E CAESAR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar when it receives the jet next year. Twenty-Eight Eurofighter jets were purchased by Kuwait in 2016 for $8
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