2013

Launched Gaia, the satellite collector of stars

It was launched yesterday from the space base in Kourou (French Guiana), with a Soyuz rocket, the Gaia satellite, developed with the support of Thales Alenia Space. Its mission will be to produce a more accurate three-dimensional map of our galaxy
Kourou 20/12/2013

Finmeccanica and Cavour Naval Group leave Abu Dhabi

The Cavour Naval Group left yesterday from the harbor of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, after a stay in of about five days
Abu Dhabi 04/12/2013

Thales Alenia Space in L'Aquila - a new "home" for space activities

Thales Alenia Space has opened one of the safest and most innovative European space facilities in L'Aquila
L'Aquila 03/12/2013

Finmeccanica and Cavour Naval Group leave Jeddah

On 22 November, after staying in harbour for four days, Cavour Naval Group Cavour, represented by the Cavour aircraft carrier and the frigate Bergamini, sailed from the port of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This constitutes the first stage of a navigation that will touch a dozen of harbours which began last November 13 from Civitavecchia.
Jeddah 26/11/2013

ATR 42MP to monitor polluted site in Campania

Thanks to the advanced infrared technologies for remote sensing on board of the ATR 42MP, the aircraft will be used for the identification of anomalies and problems on the Campania region in order to optimize the activity of investigation for the prevention and suppression of crime and environmental pollution also the burning of abandoned waste. The first flights began this week and shceduled to occur at least twice a month
Naples 15/11/2013

Finmeccanica on board of Cavour

Finmeccanica, through its companies AgustaWestland, OTO Melara, Selex ES, WASS, Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space and MBDA, participates at the Campaign of the Naval Group Cavour who leaves Italy to reach the countries of the Arabian Gulf and the African continent. In the Finmeccanica stand, set up on board and on the flight deck, the Group will be showcasing the products of the companies
Civitavecchia 13/11/2013

Eyes and ears to Earth

It's the title of the episode of the TV show "Space, History of the Future", which airs on November 8, on Rai Scuola, and that is dedicated to satellites for environmental monitoring and the study of climate change. The cameras get the chance to enter the facilities of Thales Alenia Space, the company engaged in the design and development of radar and optical technologies, that litteraly represent "eyes and ears" allowing satellites a constant...
Rome 08/11/2013

Ansaldo STS has been awarded the first TramWawe® contract in China

Ansaldo STS, a Finmeccanica compangy, has been chosen by CNR Equipment Engineering Co Ltd to build the first TramWave® catenary-free system in China. The contract is worth approximately Euro 26 Millions for the construction of an 8.7 km double track line with the innovative catenary-free system named TramWave®.
Beijing 07/11/2013

BriteCloud - The world's first expendable DRFM jammer for fast-jet aircraft

On 06 November 2013, Leonardo (as Selex ES) launched the BriteCloud Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammer for fast jet aircraft.
Leonardo 06/11/2013

Industry Shots

From October 29th until November 30th, Palazzo Ducale in Genoa will host the "Industry Shots" photo exhibition, an event that aims to testify the "know how" of the Italian industry . The images from the photo library of the Fondazione Ansaldo give wide coverage to hundred and sixty years of technological change, the ability of design and construction
Genoa 29/10/2013

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