Three Chinese companies; Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China North Industries Group (NORINCO) and China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) with combined revenue of $51.8 Billion have risen to the worlds top 10 Defence companies list compiled by US based publication, Defense News
Leonardos TH-119 helicopter has received Instrumental Flight Rules (IFR) supplemental type certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The TH-119 single-engine helicopter allows pilots to operate the aircraft safely in low visibility and challenging weather conditions, owing to its designed by advanced avionics by Genesys Aerosystems and redundant helicopter flight systems
Vitrociset and Park Air Systems, subsidiaries of Leonardo and Northop Grumman respectively have been awarded a five-year radio replacement contract by Italian air navigation services provider, ENAV. The agreement is to replace ground-to-air communications equipment for airports and the supporting en-route infrastructure
The US Navy is looking to buy 38 units of Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout Helicopters which was declared to be combat ready by the navy on June 28, 2019. “Current plans call for purchasing 38 Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scouts, which are based on a commercial Bell 407 airframe,” reports
Leonardos Falco Xplorer drone unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019 is free from United States International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) regulations being entirely designed and manufactured in Europe. In addition, its technical characteristics place it within the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) class II category which together with the ITAR-free status make the Falco Xplorer readily exportable around the world, Leonardo announced
Leonardo has launched Multiple Aperture Infra-red (MAIR) missile warning system at Paris Airshow 2019. The new hostile fire indicator system can provide spherical IR-based protection to a range of aircraft platforms, including rotary- and fixed-wing systems, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and potentially commercial aircraft,
Leonardo has won a $338 million (300 million euros) contract to supply 13 Alenia Aermacchi M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) aircraft to the Italian Air Force. The contract includes ground-based training systems and a five year logistics support package, the company said in a statement Wednesday
A Leonardo Augusta A109E helicopter crash-landed over the roof of a 51-story skyscraper in Manhattan, New York city, on Monday afternoon, killing one person. “The victim is presumed to be the pilot
Leonardo has won a multi-million Euro contract with prime contractor QinetiQ, to equip Canadian armed forces' surveillance drones with PicoSAR Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA, also known as ‘E-Scan) radars. The company announced the development during the ongoing CanSac defense exhibition in Canada
Leonardo has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence to support a series of trials in which the ‘BriteCloud 55 Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) will be deployed for operations with the Royal Air Force (RAF)s fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The first trial with Typhoon took place in April in the UK
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