Stories of innovation

Stories of innovation


Our vocation and our mission is to innovate. At Leonardo, being innovative means  designing and developing cutting-edge technologies and products, strengthened by the multiple skills and abilities within our company, and our ongoing commitment to research and development.



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Sentinel 2B: Monitoring the Earth from Space

Sentinel 2B: Monitoring the Earth from Space

Thanks to Sentinel-2B, the latest satellite launched into orbit as part of Copernicus, the European satellite observation programme that gives Europe the ability to identify and manage information on the state of the Earth's health; it will be possible to obtain the most detailed images ever captured of the Earth's vegetation.
Leonardo 08/03/2017
The AW189: leader of the

The AW189: leader of the "super medium" category

Over 30 AW189 helicopters, have accumulated 21,000 total flight hours, of which 6,000 hours achieved by two aircraft in offshore configuration, flying in the North Sea in cold and ice conditions.
Leonardo 06/03/2017
Leonardo and the Industry 4.0 revolution

Leonardo and the Industry 4.0 revolution

The fourth industrial revolution is a worldwide phenomenon that will probably change the production processes of the entire manufacturing sector.
Leonardo 28/12/2016
Genoa: a resilient city with Leonardo's Security Supervision System

Genoa: a resilient city with Leonardo's Security Supervision System

Leonardo-Finmeccanica participated in the Harmonise project by developing the Security Supervision System, a simulation and decision support platform, which gathers and correlates disparate data streams from various devices and systems, in order to create a unique and integrated view of the monitored areas potentially affected by the problems inherent to urban resilience.
Leonardo
Rosetta Mission: its long journey through Space has ended

Rosetta Mission: its long journey through Space has ended

The European Space Agency's historic Rosetta mission has come to an end. The probe has landed on the surface of the 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko comet, thus concluding its 12-year long journey through Space
Rome 30/09/2016
Cyber Security: a shared challenge

Cyber Security: a shared challenge

In recent years, cyber security has become a priority issue on the political agenda of national and international security for every country. It requires complex, quick and effective responses that are the result of specific expertise, synergistic actions, goals and resources to be shared.
Leonardo 29/09/2016
An Italian Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security: Chieti's SOC

An Italian Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security: Chieti's SOC

It is in action 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, continuously working to protect crucial Italian and international infrastructure, pinpointing, in real time, possible cyber threats and attacks.
Leonardo 28/09/2016
The International Space Station, the future is already here

The International Space Station, the future is already here

It is difficult to summarise in a few figures the characteristics of that which can be considered the most complex spatial construction designed up to now.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica 10/08/2016
Martian Chronicles: getting on a course to rendez-vous with Mars

Martian Chronicles: getting on a course to rendez-vous with Mars

76 days to the separation of Schiaparelli from the Trace Gas Orbiter, 79 days to the landing at Meridiani Planum on Mars, 335,476,114 km km the total heliocentric distance traveled since launch.
Leonardo - Finmeccanica 01/08/2016
The atomic clock: absolute precision for measuring time

The atomic clock: absolute precision for measuring time

Today, Leonardo- Finmeccanica boasts among its innovative technological solutions, the most accurate atomic clock ever made, for space travel applications: the Passive Hydrogen Maser (PHM).
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