Leonardo

Leonardo hack targets European stealth combat drone

A data theft at the Italian manufacturer Leonardo included information on the experimental unmanned combat aerial vehicle known as the nEUROn....


Leonardo unveils next-generation C-27J Spartan transport aircraft

The Italian manufacturer Leonardo finalizes testing the new generation of C-27J Spartan multi-mission military transport aircraft. The latest iteration features new avionics and advanced aerodynamic devices aimed at improving the performance of the transport plane....


Leonardo joins CR929 program

Leonardo announced on October 26, 2018, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kangde Investment Group of China within the framework of COMAC CR929 long range airliner programme, aiming at further growth of its presence in the Country. ...


No-deal Brexit: threat to European aerospace & defence companies

A 'no-deal' Brexit would be credit negative for European aerospace and defence companies, in the short term with smallest companies most affected by the disruption, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on October 03, 2018....


Boeing MH-139 to replace USAF UH-1N Huey fleet

Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N “Huey” helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases....


Italian F-35 production jeopardized by strikes

Italian trade unions announced that staff from the Cameri Air Base site -  where the Italian F-35s are assembled - are planning to go on strike on April 24, 2018. Workers are reproaching the government for using 600 temporary contractors, while only employing 270 staff directly....


Leonardo starts delivery of 16 AW101 helicopters to Norway

Leonardo has delivered first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters has been delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security....


Leonardo, Argentine National Gendarmerie sign for AW169

Leonardo announced at the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6th of April 2017, an order for an AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter by the Argentine National Gendarmerie in support of law enforcement and border patrol operations....


Leonardo to produce T-100 in new Alabama facility

Leonardo DRS, a US-based subsidiary of Leonardo Company, announced its plans to build a new aircraft manufacturing facility in Tuskegee, Alabama (USA) to produce its T-100 integrated jet training system if it is selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide the next-generation trainer....


Leonardo launches automated system drone traffic management

Leonardo is ready to deploy its automated system for Unmanned-aircraft Air Traffic Management. Using new technologies, the system is able to efficiently and safely manage unmanned civil airborne traffic in very low-level urban airspace, up to 150 meters above the ground....