At this year's European Rotorcraft Forum, the world famous mountaineer Simone Moro shares his incredible story, where describes his experience co-piloting the AW119Kx helicopter, during the demo tour that took place in Nepal last March, among the peaks of the Himalayan region.
In a military operation, the secure exchange of tactical information plays a fundamental role in the success of the mission. More specifically, transferring information between the various units involved in an operational scenario can tip the balance in the final planning, execution and outcome of a military operation. Indeed, it is within this very scope that we find a suite of instruments, applications, services and functions synthesised in...
For hundreds of years, but more recently with the development of the global economy, the sea has been a major strategic channel for the transport of raw materials, goods and the exploitation of energy resources. The defence of maritime interests has, therefore, become a priority for many nations. In this context, helicopters have proven to be one of the most effective assets to provide maritime security, thanks to their flexibility and ability...
Utmost flexibility and adaptability to meet specific customer requirements: these are the characteristics that make the AW101 one of the most successful medium/heavy helicopters on the market today.
Luxury and technology: this is the successful combination of a helicopter for private and executive transport missions, an aircraft able to meet the ever-increasing needs of private operators, business executives, and heads of state searching for a fast means to travel and advanced operational capabilities.
The AWHERO, which combines Leonardo's experience in the development of rotary wing platforms and Sistemi Dinamici's experience in unmanned aircraft, can be used in missions carried out in the field or in naval missions to provide protection and support to the contingent; transport supplies and engage in anti-submarine and anti-piracy operations.
The new M-345 represents the latest generation of Leonardo trainer aircraft, perfectly suited for covering the entire pilot training syllabus, from basic to advanced missions.
In its first decade of service, COSMO-SkyMed has captured over one million radar scenes worldwide, by monitoring, for example, UNESCO World Heritage sites and generating data that is vital to understanding the phenomena that impact our Planet.
A European consortium of companies headed up by e-GEOS – a Telespazio (80%) and the Italian Space Agency (20%) joint venture – will provide satellite data from the Copernicus programme to support EU security operations outside its own territory.
Leonardo boasts over a century of experience in the field of communications for Defence and Security. The company has designed and created secure communication systems that have been used in over 50 countries to protect cities, infrastructures and transport, and to manage emergencies and major international events.