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Telespazio is awarded a tender by EUMETSAT

Telespazio (Finmeccanica 67%, Thales 33%) won a tender issued by EUMETSAT, the intergovernmental European organisation that gathers and delivers accurate and reliable satellite data on weather, climate and the environment Member and Cooperating States, to international partners, and to users world-wide.
Rome 14/01/2016

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

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

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

The "green" aircraft made by Finmeccanica takes off

A "green" aircraft for a cleaner sky: the first aircraft prototype with modifications related to the Clean Sky programme, the European programme whose aim is to look for solutions for more eco-friendly and more efficient Aircraft.
Roma 22/07/2015

VBM Explorer and the digitization of land units

In the XXI century the ‘breakthrough' function of the old generation Infantry units has been replaced with new functions: Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA). The Freccia VBM, the 8X8 armoured fighting vehicle produced by CIO, the Iveco - OTO Melara Consortium, represents the best solution to transform the land units into digitized, network-centric units.
Rome 20/07/2015

SkyISTAR: the new frontier for UAS

Discovering SkyISTAR, the innovative Selex ES mission system for Unmanned Air Systems (UAS).
Roma 15/07/2015

Sentinel-1A: pinpoint precision in remote sensing of Earth

Launched on April 3, 2014, Sentinel-1A, the first satellite in the European environmental monitoring programme Copernicus has already been providing important information for a month as demonstration of the enormous steps taken in remote sensing by satellite field.
Rome 15/07/2015

V-Fides, underwater drone

Developed by Finmeccanica – WASS and equipped with sonar, acoustic, optical, chemical and magnetic sensors, V-Fides, is an innovative underwater vehicle that can be employed both in civilian and surveillance missions. .
Rome 14/07/2015

Strales: precise engagement

OTO Melara's Strales increases 76/62 naval guns capabilities in facing those challenges arising from new asymmetric war scenarios. After more than 100 years, OTO Melara's decision to invest in the production of innovative and high-technology naval artillery systems proves to be a winning strategy.
Roma 13/07/2015