Leonardo won a contract to supply the Royal Thai Air Force with RAT 31DL air defence radar system during the Defense & Security Exhibition (18- 21 November) in Bangkok, Thailand. The long-range radar will be installed at a site in Samui in order to protect the countrys southern region
Leonardo's new ULISSES acoustic sensor system has completed live sea trial off the coast of Italy, meaning that development is on track for completion by the end of 2019. Production will now take place in 2020 for deliveries the same year, the company said in a statement Thursday
Bundeswehrs fleet of Eurofighters will get Captor-E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) upgrades starting 2022, Luftwaffe chief said during an interview with a local daily. “The Captor-E AESA radar will significantly increase the capabilities of the Eurofighter in air-to-air and air-to-ground applications
Leonardo has netted Bangladeshs air surveillance radar contract with the company agreeing to supply Kronos LAND radars to the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), on Tuesday. The agreement was announced by the Italian firm at the ongoing Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) exhibition in Manama, Bahrain
Turkey is presently developing a new T629 six-tonne attack helicopter and has reportedly frozen the design for the same, Temel Kotil, CEO and General Manager of Turkish Aerospace, has said. “The designs (for the six-ton armed helicopter designated T629) have been finalised and we plan to carry out the first flight of this new helicopter in about a year,” Kotil told during an interview with GBP Aerospace and Defence,
Italian defence exports to Pakistan have jumped from US $194.15 million in 2017 to $762 million in 2018, as per an Italian governments “Report on the Authorized Transactions Carried for Export, Import and Transit Control of Armament Materials,” released last month
EuroDASS consortium (Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt), which provides the Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has launched its concept for the future of DASS, called “Praetorian Evolution.” The launch took place at the EuroDASS Future Capability user conference, which was attended by senior military and industry figures from the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain, the company said in a statement Monday
Italys Guardia di Finanza agency has signed an agreement for three additional ATR 72MPs maritime patrol aircraft for €150 million ($162 million). The agreement includes providing related technical-logistic support services to the customer, the company said in a
Leonardo has sold over 600 units of its Type 163 Laser Target Designator (LTD) to 16 customers, the company announced at DSEI-2019 exhibition in London, UK. The countries to which the designators are sold include Italy, the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Latvia and the Netherlands
Leonardo has been selected by the UKs Royal Air Force (RAF) to support counter-drone research and development programme at DSEI-2019, London, UK. The study will explore the current threat posed by hostile drones and how this is likely to evolve in future, as well as evaluating a range of technologies that could form a future RAF counter-drone capability
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