Finmeccanica won orders for a combined value of EUR 175 million

Finmeccanica has won orders for a combined value of approximately EUR 175 million through its companies DRS Technologies, SELEX Sistemi Integrati, SELEX Galileo, Ansaldo Energia and SELEX Communications.

DRS Technologies has been awarded contracts for a combined value of USD 138 million. In particular, the company was awarded an order worth USD 68 million by the U.S. Army to provide advanced Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS). In addition to this order, the company has received a contract valued at USD 34 million from the U.S. Air Force for the continuing overhaul of Tunner aircraft cargo loaders, a follow-on order worth USD 20 million for critical Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3) sub-assemblies and a USD 16 million contract for Enhanced Night Vision Goggles (ENVGs) from the U.S. Army.

SELEX Sistemi Integrati, through its US controlled company SELEX Systems Integration Inc., has been awarded a contract worth USD 44 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide more than 600 DME (Distance Measuring Equipment) next generation systems for the whole US National Airspace System (NAS) within eight years.

SELEX Galileo has recently won contracts totalling over EUR 36 million for integrated logistical support activities for a number of systems/programmes including the Grifo radar, Eurofighter Typhoon, and Mirach simulators and aerial target systems.

Ansaldo Energia, through its controlled companies Ansaldo Thomassen (NL) and AnsaldoESG (CH), won two contracts worth EUR 10 million with the Volta River Authority in Accra (Ghana) related to maintenance services for two power plants located in Tema and in Takoradi.

SELEX Communications has been awarded contracts for a combined value of EUR 4 million from its Russian partner TETRASVYAZ within security communication sector. These contracts, which extend orders previously awarded, concern the supply of TETRA equipments for the Country’s Special Services within the “South Federal District” project and for the security of the Winter Olympic Games 2014, which will take place in Sochi.

Rome 10/05/2011