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Safer flight thanks to Selex ES' LOAM

Safer flight thanks to Selex ES' LOAM

The first qualified LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance and Monitoring) system, developed and manufactured by Finmeccanica - Selex ES, is now on board an Italian Army NH90 TTH. The helicopter has just been delivered to the Italian Ministry of Defence.
Roma 22/10/2015
Bel Air AW189 Helicopters Exceed 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

Bel Air AW189 Helicopters Exceed 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

The two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters, produced by Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland and operated by Bel Air of Denmark, have recently exceeded 2000 flight hours, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness. The first helicopter had exceeded 600 flight hours in June, becoming the global fleet leader.
Roma
Thales Alenia Space technologies on the IRISS mission

Thales Alenia Space technologies on the IRISS mission

The IRISS mission has come to a successful conclusion. Created, planned and conducted by ESA, the mission saw a massive contribution from Thales Alenia Space, responsible for the entire planning, development and testing phases and the engineering support provided.
Rome
POP3D the 3D Printer for Use in Space

POP3D the 3D Printer for Use in Space

The first European 3D printer to be used in microgravity will soon be launched with a Resupply mission to the International Space Station. A project leaded among others by Thales Alenia Space.
Rome 10/09/2015
A Helicopter's Family

A Helicopter's Family

The modular design approach for a Family of new generation helicopters is the AgustaWestland key to success for the AW139, AW169 and AW189.
Roma 10/09/2015
Being protected from space

Being protected from space

Tests in Italy show how the Finmeccanica Selex ES RAT-31/DL FADR (Fixed Air Defence Radar) radar system can track satellites and small fragments. A technological ability that opens new opportunities in the management of space debris.
Rome 09/09/2015
Finmeccanica celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori

Finmeccanica celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori

Finmeccanica highlighted its position at the forefront of Italian aeronautical technology during a celebration to honour the 55th anniversary of the Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale (PAN) aerobatic team, nicknamed the Frecce Tricolori. The event took place on the 5th and 6th of September at the military airport in Rivolto near Udine.
Rivolto
nEUROn flight test in Italy

nEUROn flight test in Italy

The nEUROn flight in the Italian skies has been shot for the "first time" at Decimomannu Italian Air Force base, Sardinia.
Roma 03/09/2015
Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio to deliver COSMO-SkyMed ground segment to Polish Ministry of Defense

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio to deliver COSMO-SkyMed ground segment to Polish Ministry of Defense

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio have reached an agreement with Teledife (General Directorate of Telecommunications, IT and Advanced Technologies, Italian Ministry of Defence) to supply the ground segment to the Polish Ministry of Defense for the reception and processing of data and data products generated by Italy's first and second-generation COSMO-SkyMed Earth Observation satellites.
Rome
Sky-Y: the first flight test with ENAV in the civil airspace

Sky-Y: the first flight test with ENAV in the civil airspace

The Sky-Y, Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi's unmanned air vehicle, has recently carried out, with the involvement of ENAV, the first flight test of a drone in the civil airspace.
Roma 02/09/2015

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