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AESA radar for U.K. air force fleet brings $420 million contract win for BAE Systems, Leonardo - News

September 04, 2020

LONDON. Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) is set to receive active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to equip its Typhoon combat jets under a £317 million ($420 million) contract between the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and BAE Systems and Leonardo.


Multimode radar gets initial flight on Leonardo M-346 fighter aircraft trainer - News

July 24, 2020

ROME. The operational version of the Leonardo M-346 Fighter Attack aircraft equipped with an optimized variant of Leonardo’s Grifo radar recently completed a successful initial flight, the company reports.


M-346FA to be supplied with Litening 5, RecceLite systems - News

May 08, 2020
ISRAEL. RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems will supply 5th generation Litening-5 and RecceLite systems to equip Leonardo’s M-346FA light combat aircraft. This is the first integration of 5th generation EO pods to Leonardo’s M-346FA platform.

Synthetic vision and nav system to equip AW139 cockpit - News

February 06, 2020
PHOENIX, Ariz. Honeywell is providing Leonardo's helicopter division with a cockpit upgrade — Honeywell's innovative Primus Epic 2.0 — for its AW139 helicopters. Primus Epic 2.0 will deliver features intended to provide better maps, improved situational awareness at night and in marginal weather, and easier access through wireless connectivity.

RAT 31 DL/M radar to be supplied to Indonesian Air Force - News

January 23, 2020
INDONESIA. Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF). The IAF will operate the radar to strengthen the air defense system of the Republic of Indonesia.

M-40 target UAV intercepts Mistral missile - News

January 03, 2020
ITALY. Leonardo has concluded a series of flights with its M-40 target unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a trials campaign in Italy. This saw the drones simulating modern airborne threats, allowing for the realistic demonstration of MBDA?s latest surface-to-air Mistral missile.

Solar-powered UAS introduced by Leonardo - News

November 18, 2019
ITALY. Leonardo has invested in Skydweller Aero Inc., a start-up specializing in large-scale solar-powered unmanned aerial systems (UAS), including a solar-powered unmanned aerial system (UAS) that the company claims is capable of perpetual flight with heavy payloads.