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AW1139 Italian Air Force AW101 maiden flight

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A "CAESAR", made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland's Yeovil facility in the UK today.
Yeovil 19/03/2014 12:22

NS, AnsaldoBreda and Finmeccanica conclude V250 case

The Dutch Railways ("NS"), AnsaldoBreda ("AB") and its controlling company Finmeccanica ("FNM") have concluded a solution to the discord regarding the V250-trains. The companies have reached an agreement that entails the return of all V250-trains to AB and the reimbursement of 125 million euros to NS.
Rome 17/03/2014 20:01

Contract with India: the Civil Court of Milan confirms the prohibition to pay collateral

Finmeccanica informs that today the Court of Milan – upholding the appeal lodged by its subsidiaries AgustaWestland S.p.A. and AgustaWestland International Ltd seeking an emergency interim ruling on the resolution by the Indian Defence Ministry of the contract to supply 12 AW 101 VVIP/VIP helicopters – confirmed the ruling issued last January 8, prohibiting, as a preventive measure, Deutsche Bank S.p.A. to pay the collateral of over EUR 278...
Rome 17/03/2014 19:33

Availability of Board of Directors Minutes and up to date By Laws

Finmeccanica advises that, under the current legislation, the minutes of the Board of Directors' meeting held on 6 March 2014, containing the amendments to the By Laws pursuant to the provisions of the Law n. 56/2012 and Ministerial Decree n. 253/2012, and the up-to-date By Laws, are available to the public at the Company's headquarters, Piazza Monte Grappa 4, Rome, at Borsa Italiana S.p.A. and on the Company's website www.finmeccanica.com,...
Rome 13/03/2014 18:15

Selex ES consolidates its business in the US and Germany to enhance the Company's international network

Selex ES creates two new entities, named Selex ES Inc. in the USA and Selex ES GmbH in Germany, each incorporating the activities carried out within these two countries.
Rome 13/03/2014 16:00

The Board of Directors approves the project of a New Group Organizational and Operating Model

The Board of Directors of Finmeccanica, convened today under the chairmanship of Gianni De Gennaro, examined and approved the project for a New Group Organizational and Operating Model applying to the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors ("A,D&S").
Rome 06/03/2014 20:38

Business Secretary Vince Cable announces appointment of Allan Cook to the Board of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, welcomes the announcement by Business Secretary Vince Cable that Allan Cook has been appointed as the Lead Non-Executive Board member at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). Non-executive board members are experts from outside government who assist in the delivery of policy using relevant experience from business.
London 06/03/2014 15:45

Firing trials of 127/54 Compact with Vulcano kit

On 6 March 2014, the Italian Navy carried out a number of firing trials on board the frigate Bersagliere to test the 127/54 C gun equipped with Vulcano-Kit (V-kit).
La Spezia 06/03/2014 10:52

AW1136 SevenBar GrandNew

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that SevenBar has placed an order for an EMS configured GrandNew to operate in an air medical transport capacity.
AgustaWestland 05/03/2014 16:12

AW1135 Chartright Supply Center

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has signed an agreement for its first Canadian Supply Center, to be strategically located in Toronto and operated by Chartright Executive Helicopters.
AgustaWestland 04/03/2014 16:23