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Leonardo says it has “no evidence of issues” on Kuwait Typhoon allegations

European defence prime Leonardo said it is not the subject of a judicial investigation in relation to the delivery of 28 Typhoon multi-role fighters to Kuwait, hours after Kuwaiti news outlets reported the alleged misappropriation of public funds by military officers in relation to the programme

Leonardo to deliver E-Scan radars for German and Spanish Eurofighters

Leonardo announced on January 14 that it has signed a contract worth €260m to develop and deliver the Hensoldt-led European Common Radar System (ECRS) Mk 1 radar for German and Spanish EF-2000s

Leonardo to enhance the control of Malaysian airspace

Leonardo, AAT and CAAM celebrate the practical completion of the new air traffic control centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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First two Kuwaiti Eurofighters take flight

The first pair of two-seat Eurofighter Typhoons destined for the Kuwait Air Force completed their long awaited maiden flights from Leonardo’s Torino-Caselle Nord facility, near Turin in northern Italy, during the afternoon of October 15

Leonardo to upgrade BHS at ten Spanish airports

Following a public tender, Leonardo has been selected to upgrade the baggage-handling systems at 10 Spanish airports

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DSEI 2021: Tempest testbed progresses as Leonardo, 2Excel reveal ‘Excalibur’

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

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DSEI 2021: BriteCloud set to begin flight trials with US F-16s

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

DSEI 2021: Leonardo signs SPA with UK MOD on airborne survivability

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

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Slovakia’s advanced jet trainer competition hots up

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’s MAIR system moves into production

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