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Leonardo And LACROIX Sign A Cooperation Agreement In The Naval Countermeasures Sector

Leonardo and LACROIX have signed a strategic agreement that will see the partners working together to develop and integrate solutions in the naval countermeasures sector. The collaboration, which will look towards new technologies as well as new business opportunities, initially provides for the creation of the SYLENA Mk2/MJTE solution. This will see LACROIX's SYLENA MK2 DLS (Decoy Launching System) integrated with Leonardo's MJTE (Mobile Jammer Target Emulator) anti-torpedo countermeasures....

Leonardo Ranks First In The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) For The Aerospace & Defense Industry For The 11th Consecutive Year

Leonardo ranks first in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the Aerospace & Defense industry, confirming the company’s leadership for the second consecutive year. This achievement confirms that sustainability is at the core and a key driver of Leonardo’s strategy, governance, and 2030 vision. Developing new business opportunities “Being recognized as an industry leader in the DJSI,” the CEO of Leonardo, Alessandro Profumo, commented, “further conf...

Leonardo Approves Of The Announcement Made By The U.S. Department Of Defense To Exercise Options For 36 TH-73A Helicopters

Leonardo welcomes the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Defense to award AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. a 171 million USD modification to the previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the US Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System. This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of an additional 36 TH-73A aircraft, with work expected to be completed in December 2022 in Philadelphia, PA. Firm-fixed price contract In January 2020 Leonardo, throug...

Leonardo Sustains The Transformation Of Key Suppliers With The Lean Management Workshop

Leonardo, the title-holder in the Aerospace Defense & Security (AD&S) sector, has launched a new initiative dedicated to its key suppliers. It focuses on the issue of operational excellence to support companies in their lean journey through maximizing competitiveness and customer satisfaction with a structured approach of continuous improvement, reducing excess, and improving the quality and flexibility of products and services. Program & workshop The project is part of the L...

Leonardo Expands Their Fleet By 14 AW169 And AW109 Trekkers To US EMS Operator Life Link III

Leonardo announced that Life Link III, an EMS operator in Minnesota and Wisconsin in the United States, has signed a contract for an AW169 and an AW109 Trekker for air medical transport missions. The helicopters will ensure in-flight critical care and transport patients across the upper-Midwest of the country and delivery is anticipated to take place in the fourth quarter of 2021. This order marks the entry of the AW109 Trekker into the US for EMS applications and further grows the success of t...

Leonardo Introduces Lionfish Family Line Of Small Calibre Systems Developed And Designed For Naval Defense

Leonardo expands its range of naval defense products with Lionfish, the new family of small-caliber remotely controlled turrets. Completely designed and developed by Leonardo, the new line consists of four models, which feature the most advanced technologies available on the market today, including: Ultralight, Inner Reloading and Top of 12.7 mm caliber, and the model 20 of 20 mm caliber. Equipped with a common architecture, the Lionfish family of turrets has a compact and low weight structure....

Leonardo Delivers Eurofighter Typhoon To The Italian Air Force Which Is Core To European Sky Protection System

Taking off from Leonardo’s plant in Caselle (Turin), the final and most advanced Eurofighter Typhoon of the Italian Air Force was handed over during a ceremony becoming one of the defense aircraft assigned daily to the protection of the Italian skies. The ceremony was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, Gen. Alberto Rosso, the CEO of Leonardo, Alessandro Profumo and the Aircraft Division Managing Director, Marco Zoff. "The collaboration path we are celebrating today,...

Leonardo, Telespazio And Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital Test The Use Of Drones For Biomedical Material Delivery

The transportation of biomedical material with drones is the goal of the test, which has just been successfully completed, designed and undertaken by Leonardo, Telespazio (joint venture between Leonardo 67% and Thales 33%) and Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with ENAC (National Civil Aviation Authority). This is one of the first demonstrations in Italy of biological samples and biomedical products delivery, along routes not easily accessible by ordinary roads, wi...

Leonardo Demonstrates Helicopter-UAV Teaming In The UK With Its AW159 Wildcat

On 17th September, Leonardo successfully demonstrated unique integrated capabilities between a manned aircraft and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This took place in the UK during Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) trials between a Leonardo AW159 Wildcat helicopter and a semi-autonomous UAV from Callen-Lenz Associates. In this instance, MUMT is when a helicopter crew controls a UAV from the helicopter-like it was an onboard sensor being controlled from the cockpit. By integrating control of the U...

Leonardo’s Meeting Of The Board Of Directors For The Continuity Of Company Operations In Relation To The First Instance BMPS Judgment

Leonardo’s Board of Directors was provided with comprehensive information on the potential effects resulting from the first instance judgment in the trial of the Monte dei Paschi di Siena. The presentation of the analysis, which also took into consideration the different reference markets of the Group, has shown an overview of the situation that does not involve specific limitations of company operations. The Governance Committee was entrusted with the task of monitoring and analyzing ev...

Leonardo Has Chosen To Be The Security Partner Of The 1000 Miglia Motorsport Race

Leonardo will be the security partner of the 1000 Miglia (Mille Miglia) race, a re-enactment of the historic Italian long-distance motorsport competition originally held from 1927 to 1957. The race, now in its 38th year, will see 400 crews compete between the 22nd and 25th October on the traditional route which winds from Brescia to Rome and back. Leonardo, a front-runner in security, defense, and aerospace, will support the 1000 Miglia along the entire route, putting its skills, technologies,...

Leonardo Joins Virtual Euronaval 2020 Exhibition To Showcase Its Excellence In Naval Systems

Leonardo, a foremost supplier of products and services for naval defense and maritime & coastal surveillance, is participating in the Euronaval digital/virtual exhibition between the 19th and 25th of October. With decades of experience in the domain, Leonardo can meet naval requirements for vessels of any type, class, and tonnage. Over the last 50 years, more than 50 international navies have chosen Leonardo technologies to equip more than 140 naval units. The company’s portfolio inc...