2016 Press Releases

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Salvatore Cimmino continues training in the open sea

Salvatore Cimmino continues training relentlessly, swimming between 20 and 22 kilometres in the open sea every day
Miami 11/03/2016 11:16

Sale of 100% of Fata S.p.A. completed

Finmeccanica announces today the closing of the sale to DANIELI Group of the 100 % of Fata S.p.A.
Rome 10/03/2016 19:00

Finmeccanica announces contracts worth around €120 million for Air Traffic Control Management systems

Finmeccanica has announced today the award of contracts totalling around €120 million
Rome 09/03/2016 16:50

Advanced seamless Air Traffic Control system fully operational in Turkey

Finmeccanica, though its Security & Information Systems Division, has delivered a new Air Traffic Control (ATC) system for Turkey and brought it into fully operational service
Rome 09/03/2016 11:53

Finmeccanica welcomes Secretary of State for Defence the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP to its advanced electronics facility in Edinburgh

Secretary of State for Defence, the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, today visited Finmeccanica's centre of excellence for defence and security electronics in Edinburgh
Edinburgh 04/03/2016 19:00

Technology for mine clearance

D-BOX (Demining tool-BOX), a research and development effort funded by the European Commission leading to the development of a comprehensive solution for mine clearance operations, was successfully demonstrated today at Finmeccanica's site in Giugliano (Naples). Finmeccanica, through its Land and Naval Defence Electronics division, lead the project's technological innovation component and was responsible for the final demo.
Giugliano 03/03/2016 17:30

ERA signs EMS platform development MoU for the AW609 TiltRotor programme

Finmeccanica, through its Helicopter Division, announced today at Heli-Expo 2016 (Louisville, Kentucky) it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Era Group Inc. (Era), one of the largest helicopter operators in the world and the largest civil operator of AgustaWestland helicopters, for the development of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) variant of the revolutionary AgustaWestland AW609 TiltRotor.
Rome 02/03/2016 19:15

The AW109 Trekker helicopter performs its first flight

Finmeccanica announced the maiden flight of the new AgustaWestland AW109 Trekker light twin engine helicopter. A prototype aircraft took to the air for the first time today at the Helicopter Division's Cascina Costa facility (Italy), flown by pilots Giuseppe Afruni and Giuseppe Segreto. The helicopter performed as expected during the flight which included an assessment of its general handling and basic systems. A total of two prototypes will be...
Rome 02/03/2016 18:07

Helicopter contracts valued around 80 million Euro signed with customers in China and Japan during Heli Expo

Finmeccanica, through its Helicopter Division, has announced during Heli-Expo 2016 (Louisville, Kentucky) new contracts for 26 helicopters with customers in China and Japan. The contracts valued at approximately 80 million Euro highlight Finmeccanica's strong presence and growth in the Asian Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and public utility helicopter markets.
Rome 01/03/2016 18:45

First Italian Air Force HH-101A "CAESAR" enters service

Finmeccanica and the Italian Air Force celebrated today the entry into operational service of their first AgustaWestland AW101
Rome 25/02/2016 18:10