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Germany selects MEADS defence system

On the basis of the MEADS development results, the German Ministry of Defence informed on June the 9th MBDA Germany of its decision to accomplish its TLVS Tactical Air Defence System project
Rome 11/06/2015

Finmeccanica and IBM to work together on cyber security

Finmeccanica – Selex ES and IBM are set to pool their talents to create a virtual ‘competence centre' for cyber security. The centre will integrate the cyber capabilities of the two companies and act as a hub for cybercrime-fighting.
Rome 09/06/2015

Finmeccanica Technologies for NATO AGS Programme

The first NATO Alliance Surveillance aircraft, a Global Hawk Block 40, will watch over the European skies also thanks to Finmeccanica technologies. Selex ES participates in the NATO AGS (Alliance Ground Surveillance) programme providing the Mission Operation Support (MOS) and two Transportable General Ground Stations (TGGS) for the NATO AGS ground segment. Six Mobile General Ground Stations (MGGS) developed by Airbus are also part of the segment.
Roma 08/06/2015

MIDCAS: SKY-Y's flight campaign successfully completed

Ten years after the first flight of the Alenia Aermacchi Sky-X, the first European UAV over one tonne class, Partners in the European Mid-Air Collision Avoidance System (MIDCAS) programme have successfully completed at Grazzanise Air Force Base in Italy flight-test campaign performed on a Sky-Y, in order to test and prove the capabilities of the Sense & Avoid system.
Rome 05/06/2015

ISS:Permanent Multipurpose Module successfully relocated

The Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM), built by Thales Alenia Space for NASA, has been successfully relocated on the International Space Station (ISS). The relocation entailed the move of PMM from Node 1 to Node 3, the latter also developed by Thales Alenia Space.
Rome 29/05/2015

Turkey's Göktürk-1 satellite ready to undergo environmental tests

Göktürk-1, the observation satellite designed and developed by the Space Alliance for the Turkish Ministry of Defense, has been shipped to Ankara AIT centre to start environmental tests scheduled by the programme before the launch expected in 2016.
Rome 14/05/2015

The Royal Netherlands Air Force's pilots will train on M-346 aircraft

The Royal Netherlands Air Force's Pilots will train in Italy on Finmeccanica - Alenia Aermacchi's M-346 trainers in service with the Italian Air Force.
Rome 13/05/2015

Interim financial report: results above expectations

The Board of Directors approves the interim financial report at 31 March 2015.
Roma 08/05/2015

Sicral 2 military satellite into orbit

SICRAL 2 was successfully launched on April 26 at 05:00 pm (local time), 22:00 (CET), with an Arianespace launch vehicle from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio, the two companies in the Space Alliance created by Finmeccanica and Thales, took part to programme with wide resposibilities.
Rome

GIADA analyses the comet's dust

The probe Rosetta continues on its mission to explore the comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which at the moment finds itself just 277 million kilometres from the Sun. The star of the scientific mission at this time is GIADA – the Grain Impact Analyser and Dust Accumulator – designed and built by Selex ES.
Rome 21/04/2015

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