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Safer flight thanks to Selex ES' LOAM

Safer flight thanks to Selex ES' LOAM

The first qualified LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance and Monitoring) system, developed and manufactured by Finmeccanica - Selex ES, is now on board an Italian Army NH90 TTH. The helicopter has just been delivered to the Italian Ministry of Defence.
Roma 22/10/2015
Bel Air AW189 Helicopters Exceed 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

Bel Air AW189 Helicopters Exceed 2000 Flight Hour Milestone

The two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters, produced by Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland and operated by Bel Air of Denmark, have recently exceeded 2000 flight hours, setting a new milestone while demonstrating exceptional availability and mission effectiveness. The first helicopter had exceeded 600 flight hours in June, becoming the global fleet leader.
Roma
Thales Alenia Space technologies on the IRISS mission

Thales Alenia Space technologies on the IRISS mission

The IRISS mission has come to a successful conclusion. Created, planned and conducted by ESA, the mission saw a massive contribution from Thales Alenia Space, responsible for the entire planning, development and testing phases and the engineering support provided.
Rome
Finmeccanica celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori

Finmeccanica celebrates the 55th anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori

Finmeccanica highlighted its position at the forefront of Italian aeronautical technology during a celebration to honour the 55th anniversary of the Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale (PAN) aerobatic team, nicknamed the Frecce Tricolori. The event took place on the 5th and 6th of September at the military airport in Rivolto near Udine.
Rivolto
nEUROn flight test in Italy

nEUROn flight test in Italy

The nEUROn flight in the Italian skies has been shot for the "first time" at Decimomannu Italian Air Force base, Sardinia.
Roma 03/09/2015
Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio to deliver COSMO-SkyMed ground segment to Polish Ministry of Defense

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio to deliver COSMO-SkyMed ground segment to Polish Ministry of Defense

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio have reached an agreement with Teledife (General Directorate of Telecommunications, IT and Advanced Technologies, Italian Ministry of Defence) to supply the ground segment to the Polish Ministry of Defense for the reception and processing of data and data products generated by Italy's first and second-generation COSMO-SkyMed Earth Observation satellites.
Rome
Sky-Y: the first flight test with ENAV in the civil airspace

Sky-Y: the first flight test with ENAV in the civil airspace

The Sky-Y, Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi's unmanned air vehicle, has recently carried out, with the involvement of ENAV, the first flight test of a drone in the civil airspace.
Roma 02/09/2015
Defending the water in our cities

Defending the water in our cities

As one of the events promoted by Finmeccanica at the Milan Universal Expo, the "Defending the water in our cities" conference, focusing on the challenges posed by the modernization of the water cycle, was held at the Palazzo Italia Auditorium on August 31st.
Milan 31/08/2015
Global drought, land degradation and desertification in the World

Global drought, land degradation and desertification in the World

Held on the 26th of August at the Italian Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015, the Convention "Drought, land degradation and desertification in the World" was both a workshop and a debate between scientists, politicians and civil societies on one of the major crises our Planet is currently facing: desertification.
Milan 26/08/2015
COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation: a true leap forward

COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation: a true leap forward

Al via una nuova fase del programma COSMOSkyMed Second Generation (CSG). Il 30 luglio, Thales Alenia Space, mandataria del raggruppamento temporaneo d'impresa con Finmeccanica-Telespazio, ha infatti sottoscritto con l'Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) un atto aggiuntivo al contratto sul programma CSG, che consentirà di proseguire le attività del progetto.
Rome 30/07/2015

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