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Leonardo-led team to demo ‘active armour' to protect British Army vehicles and their crews against current and future weapons

Leonardo-led team to demo ‘active armour' to protect British Army vehicles and their crews against current and future weapons

Leonardo has been selected by the UK Government's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead a team of UK companies in work that will help protect British Army vehicles against current and future weapons.
London 13/09/2017 11:33
Leonardo and Thales to demonstrate their next generation Threat Warner and Directed Infra-Red Counter Measure protection system with UK MOD

Leonardo and Thales to demonstrate their next generation Threat Warner and Directed Infra-Red Counter Measure protection system with UK MOD

Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the UK MOD's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to demonstrate their world-leading Infra-Red protection system in trials in early 2018. Together, the systems will offer an end-to-end protection system for military and civil platforms, ranging from small helicopters to large troop transports/VIP platforms, against threatening missiles.
London 13/09/2017 09:43
Leonardo teams with Discovery Air Defence and Inzpire to deliver solution for Air Support to Defence Operational Training Programme for British Armed Forces

Leonardo teams with Discovery Air Defence and Inzpire to deliver solution for Air Support to Defence Operational Training Programme for British Armed Forces

Leonardo has teamed with Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DA Defence"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Inzpire Ltd. to develop and deliver a customer-centered, low-risk, live air training solution for the UK MOD's Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) programme.
London 12/09/2017 15:59
Bangladesh Navy to receive Leonardo's AESA surveillance radars for new Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Bangladesh Navy to receive Leonardo's AESA surveillance radars for new Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Leonardo has signed a contract with RUAG Aviation, original equipment manufacturer and type certificate holder of the Dornier 228 aircraft, to provide its Seaspray 5000E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for the two new production model Dornier 228 multirole aircraft, recently ordered by the Bangladesh Navy. The new aircraft will be used to help monitor and protect Bangladesh's 120,000 square kilometres of maritime territorial...
Rome 11/09/2017 20:10
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Leonardo's UK-based space business to provide engineering consultancy to the European Space Agency under a five-year framework contract

Leonardo is announcing a contract with ESA ahead of participation at DSEI in London this week. The framework contract, signed by Leonardo's Luton-based Telespazio VEGA UK subsidiary and worth €11M per year for up to five years, will see the company provide subject matter experts to the ESA in support of their programmes and missions.
Rome 11/09/2017 19:55
Leonardo has major presence at world's leading defence and security exhibition DSEI, opening tomorrow in London

Leonardo has major presence at world's leading defence and security exhibition DSEI, opening tomorrow in London

Leonardo will once again have a major presence at DSEI, which takes place at the ExCel Centre in London from 12-15 September (stand n. S5-110). Having consolidated its companies in the UK, Leonardo is able to demonstrate a stronger position in this important domestic market, grow the business in and from the UK and invest in the right skills and innovation.
London 11/09/2017 16:30
Leonardo Vixen 500E AESA radar chosen for IAR-99 tech demonstrator

Leonardo Vixen 500E AESA radar chosen for IAR-99 tech demonstrator

Leonardo's Vixen 500E AESA radar has been procured by the National Institute for Aerospace Research "Elie Carafoli" (INCAS), Romania's leading aerospace research and development establishment
Rome 29/08/2017 17:40
New contract will see Leonardo continue to keep UK Typhoon jets protected from threats

New contract will see Leonardo continue to keep UK Typhoon jets protected from threats

Leonardo has welcomed a contract between NETMA and Eurofighter for a Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) capability upgrade for the UK's Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets. The two-year, €45M (£40M) contract, which includes capability work by Leonardo, integration activities by BAE Systems and Ministry of Defence trials, will see the Typhoon's 'Praetorian' DASS upgraded in order to meet the Royal Air Force's future operational requirements. The...
Rome 14/07/2017 12:50
CAE, GE Canada and Rockwell Collins in Canada join

CAE, GE Canada and Rockwell Collins in Canada join "Team Cormorant" for Mid-Life Upgrade and Expansion of Canada's Cormorant Search and Rescue helicopter fleet

Leonardo Helicopters and IMP Aerospace & Defence (IMP) are pleased to announce the addition of three key Canadian industrial partners that have joined Team Cormorant.
Rome 27/06/2017 15:44
Leonardo and HENSOLDT to upgrade more than 350 UK air, land and sea platforms in contract worth over €290M

Leonardo and HENSOLDT to upgrade more than 350 UK air, land and sea platforms in contract worth over €290M

Leonardo has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) worth in excess of 290 million Euros.
Rome 22/06/2017 15:50

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