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ROME. Defense and security firm Leonardo has won a five-year contract to provide cybersecurity services for IT infrastructure and offices at eu-LISA, the European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems.
NETHERLANDS. Leonardo's LIONFISH family of defense systems has been selected by the Royal Netherlands Navy to equip its Holland-class patrol vessels, Landing Platform Dock (LPD) and Joint Support Ship (JSS) units, Johan de Witt and Karel Doorman classes, and Den Helder-class Combat Support Ship.
UNITED KINGDOM and JAPAN. The U.K. and Japan have today signed a Letter of Arrangement (LOA) to jointly conduct cooperative research on a fighter jet sensor, and officials claim that the partners will aim to acquire cutting-edge sensor technology to detect lethal threats.
EUROPE. Leonardo announced that it has signed contracts with HENSOLDT which will see the company playing a role in the development and delivery of the Eurofighter Typhoon’s European Common Radar System Mk1 (ECRS Mk1) E-scan radar, ordered by Germany and Spain.
EUROPE. The Leonardo Compact Jamming System (CJS) integrated in Terma’s ECIPS-pylon underwent a series of flight tests with the two companies in early October of 2021. Officials claim that both companies are now ready to provide the integrated solution to potential customers.
LONDON—Sept. 14, 2021 Abaco Systems announced its support of Leonardo’s Team AW149 UK press event at DSEI 2021. Abaco supplies Leonardo with innovative rugged compute, networking and sensor processing technology and integrated mission systems designed and manufactured in the UK.
ITALY. Leonardo’s new Multi Aperture Infrared (MAIR) threat warning system has gone into series production, with manufacturing underway on an initial batch of dozens of units for installation on helicopters including the Italian Army’s Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), based on the AW169M.