Leonardo has unveiled the latest variant of ‘BriteCloud missile decoy family at the ongoing Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference. The BriteCloud 55-T is able to protect large military transport aircraft such as Leonardos C27-J and third party platforms including the C-130, KC-390 and A400M from radar-guided missiles, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Leonardo has won a contract to upgrade Canadian fleet of 14 CH-149 Cormorant helicopters. The Cormorant helicopter is based on AW101
Leonardo has been selected by Italian ENAV as its industrial partner for the development of an air traffic control system for unmanned aircraft and for the provision of related services. ENAV will set up a new company for the development of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Traffic Management (UTM) system and the provision of related services, including technical maintenance
The UKs Royal Navy has received the first of a fleet of new Commando Merlin Mk4 helicopters designed for Royal Marine aircraft carrier operations. They have been acquired to replace the veteran Sea Kings
Leonardo announced successfull completion of the first flight campaign to demonstrate satellite control of a European-built MALE-class (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) drone. A team comprising Telespazio and Piaggio Aerospace carried out the activity using a remotely-piloted P
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is said to have made $150,000 payment to Michael Cohen, US President Donald Trumps personal lawyer in November 2017. The payments were made to Essential Consultants LLC, a company established by Cohen in Delaware, according to a memo released by Michael Avenatti on Twitter Thursday
The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $97.9 million to develop a Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) next-generation missile warning system for aircraft that will protect pilots and crews from new and emerging threats
Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence have agreed to establish a helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility in Melbourne capable of servicing MRH Taipan, foreign NH90 and certain civil helicopter main gear boxes. Planned to be set up into an existing facility of Leonardo and to commence operation in mid-2020, the centre will employ at least 12 technical staff for 30 years or more
The first full scale model of the European Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft (MALE RPAS) was unveiled today during a ceremony held at the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show, at Schönefeld airport. First unmanned aerial system designed for flight in non-segregated airspace, its characteristics will include mission modularity for operational superiority in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, both wide area and in-theatre, Dassault said in a statement Wednesday
Four European firms – Elettronica, Hensoldt, Indra and Thales have signed a memorandum of agreement to provide MALE (Medium Altitude, Long Endurance) RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) program with a future-proof ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) function. The companies have agreed in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, confirming their common goal to offer a coherent ISTAR functional chain for the MALE RPAS comprising all elements from sensors and computing through data processing and communications
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