To meet the new net-centric requirements of the Armed Forces, Leonardo's Land & Naval Defence Electronics Division has developed a set of technologies and cutting-edge products, featuring the SWave® SDR range, based on Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology, a versatile broadband communication tool whose functions and aspects can be modified via software. Software Defined Radio brings a true revolution to the field of military radio...
Leonardo was the first to introduce a Family of products sharing the latest technology as well as a range of features for the benefit of our customers.
The AW101 of the Canadian Forces is the protagonist of a challenging rescue mission to save the life of a man trapped on an ice floe in northernmost Canada.
Operating with the 21st Group of the 9° Stormo Caccia (9th Fighters Wing) based in Grazzanise (Caserta), the Italian Air Force's AW101s (named HH-101As) are configured for Combat Search and Rescue operations (CSAR) and for support to the Special Forces.
It has won the most important international bids, with a total of 68 aircraft ordered to date: it is the Aermacchi M-346, the most advanced/lead-in fighter trainer aircraft currently produced and the only new-generation trainer optimised for the role of training pilots who fly on latest-generation high-performance military planes.