2Excel Aviation is preparing to transform a former civil-operated Boeing 757-200 into a flying laboratory for combat air technology after it was contracted by Leonardo to proceed with the next stage of the Tempest Flight Test Aircraft programme
Leonardo’s BriteCloud 218 expendable active decoy is quickly progressing towards flight trials with Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Fighting Falcons assigned to the US Air National Guard
Leonardo has signed a Strategic Partnering Arrangement with the Royal Air Force, Defence Equipment & Support and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory to develop platform-level integrated protection systems for UK military aircraft
The Slovak Air Force is looking for a new advanced jet trainer to replace the obsolete aero L-39CM/ZM Albatros. The delivery of 14 new F-16C/D Block 70s, starting in mid-2023 has made it a top priority, with Leonardo and Aero Vodochody offering solutions
Leonardo has announced that its Multi Aperture InfraRed (MAIR) threat warning system has gone into series production, with manufacturing underway on an initial batch for installation on a number of platforms including the Italian Army’s AW169M-based Light Utility Helicopter
Leonardo and Northrop Grumman have signed a five-year agreement for Leonardo to provide pointer/trackers for the US Army’s Common Infrared (IF) Countermeasures (CIRCM) programme as it enters full-rate production.
Babcock and Leonardo announced the signing of a Teaming Agreement that will see Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada working to provide a solution for Canada’s Future Aircrew Training programme
Leonardo has been contracted to provide its Miysis Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) for a Middle Eastern government customer’s new VVIP-configured Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft