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  • 17 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Leonardo a $20.9 million contract to deliver up to 31 of its instrument landing systems (ILS) for installation on US Navy installations. The contract was awarded to Leonardo’s subsidiary Selex ES Inc. by NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command) for the delivery of Model 2100 instrument landing systems with collocated distance measuring […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology companies Leonardo, L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems have teamed up to offer a “complete” anti-submarine warfare acoustic system. The system – announced by Leonardo at the Farnborough Airshow 2018 – is based on the company’s new ULISSES (Ultra-LIght SonicS Enhanced System) processor. The solution offered would include an integrated package with the […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian defense technology company Leonardo has teamed up with Austria-based Diamond Aircraft Industries to equip the Diamond DA62 aircraft with customized maritime surveillance missions equipment. Dubbed DA62-MSA (Maritime Surveillance Aircraft), the light aircraft will be pitched to customers who have a requirement for affordable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms suitable for short and medium […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian defense contractor Leonardo has opened a new office in Australia which will have a key role in Leonardo’s delivery as prime system integrator of the Anzac-class communications upgrade. Through its subsidiary Selex ES Australia Pty Ltd, Leonardo has been earlier chosen as the prime contractor for the SEA1442 phase 4 solution which will see the […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    NATO’s Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS) agency has awarded Leonardo a contract worth approximately €180 million to provide new electronic warfare training equipment. According to an announcement from Leonardo, equipment will cover air, land and maritime domains and also includes a capability for training crews to defend against anti-ship missiles. Leonardo will deliver a […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Industry news

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building has signed a memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Leonardo to step up cooperation in the naval sector at the IDEX International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The new MoU will see the two sides collaborate to create a combat management system (CMS) integration laboratory capable of testing, maintaining and evolving the […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Polish defense ministry has signed a contract with Italy’s Leonardo for the delivery of four AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy. Under the deal, valued at approximately 380 mln EUR (1.65 bn PLN), Leonardo’s MW Yeovil facility in the UK will deliver the helicopters that will be used for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and combat […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian defense company Leonardo has signed a grant agreement for OCEAN2020, the first European Defence Fund’s initiative project aimed at boosting Europe’s defense research. The project – which will be funded by a grant totaling around EUR 35 million – will be led by Leonardo, which will coordinate a consortium composed of 42 partners from 15 […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Italian defense and aerospace contractor Leonardo announced that its $3.7 billion contract to deliver 28 NH90 medium twin-engine multirole military helicopters to Qatar has been finalized. While initially signed on March 14, 2018, the contract for 16 NH90s in tactical transport (TTH) configuration and 12 NH90s in naval (NFH) configuration has become effective just recently with Leonardo having […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian defense contractor Leonardo announced that its TH-119 IFR training helicopter successfully completed its maiden flight on December 20. The TH-119 is Leonardo’s bid to replace the US Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger training helicopters, a variant of the AW119, manufactured in the US. US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) released a draft […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian defense company Leonardo was selected to lead the first European Defence Fund’s initiative project which will see the integration of unmanned platforms in surveillance and interdiction missions. OCEAN2020, as the project is called, is issued by the European Union under the ‘Preparatory Action on Defence Research’ program. The project will see unmanned platforms of different […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Germany’s defense procurement agency BAAINBw has awarded Italian defense technology company Leonardo a contract to provide seven OTO 76/62 Super Rapid gun systems for the navy’s five new K130 corvettes. Leonardo says the contract also includes training and spare parts supply. The company also delivered gun systems for integration on the first batch of five corvettes. […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian Navy recently used the new Leonardo-developed M-40 target drones in an exercise involving the aircraft carrier ITS Cavour and Durand de la Penne-class destroyer ITS Francesco Mimbelli. The exercise saw the aircraft carrier and its complement of AV8B+ fighter aircraft training alongside the destroyer against M-40 drones which were simulating a range of incoming […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Italian Navy has taken delivery of FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia from shipbuilder Fincantieri at its Muggiano, La Spezia, shipyard. The eighth frigate in its class overall and the fourth in multipurpose configuration was delivered on April 16. The future ITS Antonio Marceglia was delivered after launching in February 2018 and completing platform and combat […]

  • 9 April 2019

    The Polish government has signed an EUR 90 million offset agreement with Leonardo MW which will precede a contract for the delivery of AW101 helicopters for the Polish Navy’s anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue operations. While the helicopters will be delivered from the Leonardo MW Yeovil facility in the UK, the offset agreement will […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    Leonardo’s TH-119 single-engine helicopter, which is being pitched for the US Navy’s new helicopter trainer program, now benefits from the new Genesys Aerosystems avionics, the company has announced. The new avionics and cockpit allowing IFR operations is being integrated at Leonardo’s Philadelphia facility, home to the AW119 single engine final assembly line for the US and global […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian defense department has contracted Leonardo to deliver its information management software for the upgrade of the Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine fleet. The contract, called ‘Submarine Communication Information Exchange Management’ (SCIEM), is part of Australia’s Project SEA1439 Phase 5B2 upgrade program. Leonardo said it would be providing its SmartIDMS software application which will allow […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Israeli unmanned systems specialist Elbit Systems has teamed up with Italy’s Leonardo to equip the Seagull unmanned surface vessel (USV) with mini torpedoes. The agreement, announced at the Exponaval exhibition in Chile, will see the two companies develop the USV’ capability of mounting and launching light weight, mini torpedoes. As explained by Elbit, the solution will […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced Monday that its Osprey active electronically scanned array AESA radar has been picked to serve as look-out on-board the US Navy’s newly-upgraded unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout. The unmanned helicopter is designed to take off from the decks of US Navy ships to keep watch for distant threats. The contract will see Leonardo delivering an initial batch […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT) joined Europe’s Leonardo and MBDA for the unveiling of the newly-developed SIHAM3 combined anti-air and anti-surface weapon system at IDEX 2017. Jointly developed by the three companies, the system provides a stand-alone anti-air and anti-surface capability to all types of warships. In the industrial cooperation between the three sides, SAKT […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian-based defense contractor Leonardo has unveiled its new OTO Marlin 40 naval turret at the 2018 edition of Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (DIMDEX) in Qatar. The new OTO Marlin 40 is a system designed for fast, lightweight vessels and suited for anti-missile defense, anti-aircraft warfare and ship-to-ship engagement. As explained by Leonardo, […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    BAE Systems and Leonardo are teaming up for the development of new precision-guided munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems. The companies are expecting to offer new adaptations of Leonardo’s Vulcano — a family of gun-launched munitions that exceed the performance of currently available precision-guided projectiles — in a variety of gun systems, including the BAE Systems-built Advanced Gun […]

  • 15 March 2018

    Qatar’s defense ministry has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of 28 NH90 military helicopters during the DIMDEX exhibition which is hosted by Qatar every two years. The agreement, which includes 16 NH90s in tactical transport (TTH) configuration and 12 NH90s in naval (NFH) configuration, will support the country’s plan to modernise […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Ministry of Defense has signed a five-year deal worth £271 million with Leonardo Helicopters to continue support work on the Wildcat helicopters. The MOD hailed the deal as one that would sustain approximately 500 jobs, primarily at Leonardo’s facilities in Yeovil and Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton. Yeowilton is the home of Wildcat training […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Bahrain Naval Force received its first upgraded Al-Manama class guided-missile patrol combatant in a ceremony on January 22 at the main navy base in Mina Salman. The FPB 62 patrol combatant was delivered by Italian defense company Leonardo after the company was awarded a modernization contract in 2015. The €50 million contract will see the […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Industry news

    Italian defense contractors Fincantieri and Leonardo have agreed basic guided guidelines under which their Orizzonte Sistemi Navali joint venture will be restructured. As announced by the two companies, the aim is to give Orizzonte Sistemi Navali the responsibility for the development of the combat systems and the definition of subsystem requirements, including the Combat Management Systems. […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    European defense contractor Leonardo will be delivering its Seaspray 5000E AESA radars for two new Dornier 228 multirole aircraft being built for the Bangladesh Navy. The Bangladesh Navy already operates two Dornier aircraft delivered by German company RUAG Aviation in 2013 and now has two more on order. The new aircraft will be used to monitor and […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced it would provide a second hybrid electric drive system for the US Coast Guard’s next Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) under a contract from Eastern Shipbuilding. Eastern Shipbuilding is the prime contractor and builder of these next-generation OPCs. Under the contract, originally announced in 2017, Leonardo DRS would provide the HED systems […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Italian Navy’s second-generation Type 212A submarines will be fielding an upgraded version of the Black Shark heavy torpedo, the company in charge of delivering the torpedoes to the navy has announced. Defense contractor Leonardo said it has received a contract to deliver the Black Shark Advanced (BSA) torpedoes and associated logistic support services. The new […]