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Leonardo and UK Industry Team Trial New High-tech Protection for Armed Forces Vehicles

Leonardo and UK Industry Team Trial New High-tech Protection for Armed Forces Vehicles

Leonardo, leading a cross-UK team of science and technology experts, has successfully trialled a high-tech new protection system approach for Army vehicles such as tanks and armoured personnel carriers. Called MIPS (Modular Integration Protection System), the new approach brings together layers of electronic and physical protection technologies to equip vehicle …

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Leonardo signs agreement with Northrop Grumman for CIRCM pointer/trackers

Leonardo has signed a long-term pricing agreement with Northrop Grumman Corporation to provide pointer/trackers for the United States Army’s Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) programme as it enters full-rate production. The five-year agreement could see Leonardo provide more than 1,200 pointer trackers in addition to the 500 already delivered. Leonardo will deliver …

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Leonardo: A109 helicopter’s maiden flight anniversary marks 50 years of leadership in high performance, design, and mission versatility

 Leonardo celebrates today the 50th anniversary of its A109 helicopter, an iconic product which represented a revolution in the life of the company. The type enabled Italy to become one of the world’s only nations with an OEM capable of autonomous design, development, manufacturing of helicopters, which became highly successful …

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Leonardo’s AW101 for the Polish Navy flies for the first time

 Leonardo is pleased to announce that the Polish Navy’s first AW101 (ZR285) achieved its first flight yesterday at the Company’s site in Yeovil. The flight demonstrated functional checks of the main airframe systems as well as the control system, and engine-handling checks were taken throughout to monitor the speed range …

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Leonardo and Italian National Alpine and Speleological Rescue Corps: renew cooperation agreement for a joint development on new capabilities

 The helicopter is the indispensable rescue medical vehicle for mountain operations and hard environments. The Italian National Alpine and Speleological Rescue Corps and Leonardo work together on the development of even more effective technologies, solutions, and training.  The enhancement of existing technologies to save human lives and the development of …

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Leonardo delivers HH-139B helicopter to the Italian Air Force in the presence of Italian Minister of Defence Guerini and Italian Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Rosso in Vergiate

 Today Italian Minister of Defence Lorenzo Guerini and Italian Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Alberto Rosso attended the acceptance ceremony of an Italian Air Force HH-139B helicopter during an official visit to Leonardo’s helicopter facility in Vergiate (Italy). Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo, Leonardo General Manager Lucio Valerio Cioffi, and …

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