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ExoMars launch

"After the success of the Rosetta mission, which saw Finmeccanica technologies land on a comet, today we bring our knowledge onto the Red Planet," stated Finmeccanica Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Mauro Moretti.
Roma 14/03/2016
ExoMars Mission: installation inaugurated in Rome

ExoMars Mission: installation inaugurated in Rome

Today, an installation by the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to promote and illustrate the Italian contribution to the ExoMars Mission was inaugurated in Rome's Piazza del Popolo.
Roma 10/03/2016
BriteCloud Manufacturing

BriteCloud Manufacturing

The BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) was launched to potential customers and the world's media in late 2013 with defence company Saab being the first to offer the off-board decoy as an electronic warfare enhancement option on all Gripen fast-jet variants.
Leonardo 04/03/2016
Thales Alenia Space: awarded a contract by ESA to build Sentinel-3C and D satellites

Thales Alenia Space: awarded a contract by ESA to build Sentinel-3C and D satellites

Thales Alenia Space signed a contract worth €450 million with the European Space Agency (ESA), to build the Sentinel-3C and D environmental monitoring and oceanographic satellites for the European programme Copernicus.
Roma 10/02/2016
One billion euro deal with Iran Air for new generation ATR

One billion euro deal with Iran Air for new generation ATR

ATR has signed an agreement with Iran Air for the sale of 20 new generation ATR 72-600 and an option for 20 more, valued at one billion euro.
Finmeccanica 01/02/2016
An important milestone for the Euclid programme

An important milestone for the Euclid programme

2015 was a crucial year for the Euclid programme, the ESA's new cosmology mission after Planck, whose main objective is to study the origin and expansion of the Universe. In fact, the satellite's design review and that of the mission's other elements were completed successfully in July and October respectively and fully confirmed the feasibility and scientific objectives of the programme.
Roma 15/01/2016
Missiles produced with 3D technology

Missiles produced with 3D technology

Shaping the future. This seems to be the motto of the MBDA production facility in Fusaro (NA, Italy). In fact, in recent months this site has experienced enormous change in the production of missile systems. Several components are manufactured through Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM), or 3D printers. The site, located near Naples, has a workforce of about 400 employees engaged in production, integration and R&D activities, and it is a centre...
Rome 15/01/2016
Telespazio is awarded a tender by EUMETSAT

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

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

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