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Aviation Industry Tests A Key Solution To Fly Seamlessly And With More Efficiency In Europe

Europe’s aviation industry has completed the final test of a new SESAR Solution on ground-to-ground interoperability, which is designed to allow the network of 63 European en-route control centers to exchange information on the flight trajectories in real time, thus supporting seamless operations and improving flight efficiency. This milestone has been reached at a time of unprecedented crisis, due to the COVID pandemic, which is compelling the industry to push ahead with delivering the f...

Leonardo Gets Contract For Advanced Study Phase Of The ESA SFR Robotic Arms For The NASA ‘Mars Sample Return’ Mission

Mars robotic exploration is at the heart of the latest international space missions. Leonardo is involved in the study of cutting edge robotic systems which can contribute to the discovery of the Red Planet’s secrets. ‘Mars Sample Return’ mission For the NASA ‘Mars Sample Return’ campaign, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), Leonardo has been awarded a contract with Airbus for the advanced study phase (Advanced B2) of the ESA Sample Fetch Rover&...

Leonardo Upgrades Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Aircraft Fleet With Delivery Of First AW139 Helicopter

Leonardo is pleased to announce that Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) has taken delivery of its first AW139 helicopter. The October 13 handoff included a small ceremony at Miami Executive Airport (TMB) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Officials from the County, including Mayor Carlos A. Giménez, spoke at the event. “As a former firefighter, I’ve been very impressed with this world-class search-and-rescue helicopter,” said Mayor Giménez, adding “Replacing antiqua...

Leonardo Photovoltaic Panels For JUICE Mission Of The Cosmic Vision Interplanetary Space Program Ready For Deployment

The ten photovoltaic panels for the JUICE mission (JUpiter ICy moons Explorer) are ready. JUICE is the most ambitious mission of the Cosmic Vision space program of the European Space Agency (ESA), for which the Italian Space Agency (ASI) participates with an important contribution. Leonardo photovoltaic panels Airbus, as the prime contractor, is developing and building the JUICE spacecraft. Leonardo will deliver the panels to Airbus Defense and Space Netherlands, which is developing the s...

Leonardo And ENAV Partner On Innovative Solutions Focusing On Digitalization And Safety For Efficient Use Of Helicopters And Air Space

Leonardo and ENAV signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) in Italy primarily aimed at modernizing and making safer, efficient and sustainable the use of helicopters and air space by leveraging the most advanced navigation technologies.  Letter of Intent (LoI) The aim of the partners is to join forces and offer helicopter operators products and services in the advanced instrument navigation field, while also contributing to modernize the relevant infrastructures. The partners are extremely committ...

Leonardo Joins Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen Space Precinct In Partnership With SmartSat CRC

Leonardo commits to the South Australian space ecosystem establishing a foothold for its space service business - through its subsidiary e-GEOS - in partnership with SmartSat CRC. e-GEOS is a joint venture between Telespazio - Leonardo’s subsidiary - and the Italian Space Agency. The news was warmly welcomed by the local community and by the Premier of South Australia Hon. Steven Marshall who recently welcomed Leonardo at Lot Fourteen. “South Australia is the defense and space capit...

Leonardo Takes Part In CybertechLive Europe 2020, Where Digital Transformation And Cyber Resilience Is At The Heart Of The Debate

CybertechLive Europe 2020, the international cybersecurity exhibition organized in collaboration with Leonardo, is ready to re-start. With the event’s usual two days of debates, conferences and face-to-face meetings postponed until to 2021, the Cybertech Europe will take place on September 16th in a streamlined digital format, virtually bringing together thousands of participants and speakers from the worlds of government and industry. Key guests include Paola Pisano, Italy’s Minist...

Leonardo To Be Cortina 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Technology Partner

Leonardo has announced its selection as the Technical Partner of the Cortina 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, to be held in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Belluno in February 2021. The partnership agreement, signed with Fondazione Cortina 2021, reinforces Leonardo’s position as one of the market leaders in the provision of security technology and expertise for major events. Leonardo, a renowned brand in security, aerospace and defense, will provide a comprehensive package including video surv...

Leonardo And BAE System Awarded A Contract To Develop Next Generation Radar For The Royal Air Force Typhoon

A £317m contract to develop the next generation of radar for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain hundreds of jobs and develop technologies for the UK’s Future Combat Air System. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) European Common Radar System Mark 2 (ECRS Mk2) to a standard ready to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons. ECRS Mk2 multi-functional array It will sustain more than 600 hig...

Leonardo Delivers Counter-Drone Technology To The Royal Air Force To Support The Research And Development Program SYNERGIA

Leonardo in the UK has delivered the first of four complete baseline counter-drone systems to the Royal Air Force in support of the next stage of its Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) research and development program. The ORCUS system is now playing a key role in a wide-ranging testing and evaluation campaign which will improve the Air Force’s understanding of how it can employ technology in response to the threat posed by hostile drones. The RAF will also maintain the ORCUS system...

Leonardo Opens A New Service Center At Wonderboom Airport To Strengthen Helicopter Support Services In South Africa

Leonardo is strengthening the level of support and maintenance services offered to its customer base in South Africa with a new service center following the recent acquisition of Precision Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd. This is located at Wonderboom Airport – Pretoria and comprises 2275 m2 of floor space, 450 m2 of workshop and store, and an equivalent amount of office space. The site had been operating as an Authorized Service Center for Leonardo’s helicopters in the country over the...

Leonardo Announces Partnership With CrowdStrike To Provide All Stages Of Threat Response To Their Customers

Leonardo, a global high-technology company, announces a partnership with cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike®, a pioneer in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. The collaboration will make the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform available to Leonardo customers and offer a combined solution portfolio that provides all stages of threat response, including identification, protection, detection, response and remediation. As businesses throughout the globe have transitioned employees to remote work and...