Features

Finmeccanica - Selex ES Infrared Search and Track system for the Gripen

Finmeccanica - Selex ES will provide new equipment to SAAB, which will equip the new Gripen E for the Swedish Air Force with 60 Skyward G-IRST (infra-red search and track), infrared search and track systems made in the Selex ES plant of Nerviano (Milan).
Rome 15/04/2015

F-35: first "Full Wing" produced in Italy on the way to the US

After three years of development of the capability and productive innovation of Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi, the first "Full Wing" for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft has officially left the factory in Cameri (Novara) on its 40 day consignment by ship to the United States, to be fitted as part of the final assembly of the AF088, one of the types of fighter-bombers to go into use with the US Air Force.
Rome 10/04/2015

The Finmeccanica ITS, an example of Italian excellence also setting standards abroad

The Minister for Education, Universities and Scientific Research, Stefania Giannini, in the frame of an official visit to Italy by the Portuguese Minister for Education and Science, Nuno Paulo de Sousa Arrobas Crato, showed an example of Italian academic excellence.
Rome 03/04/2015

Two new Galileo satellites in orbit

The seventh and eighth satellites for the European satellite navigation and localisation system have been succesfully launched at the Kourou spaceport. The Finmeccanica Group plays a fundamental role in the development of the Galileo program through its subsidiaries Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space and Selex ES.
Rome 30/03/2015

The Dawn of the Solar System

On 6 March 2015, the NASA's Dawn spacecraft became the first probe ever to visit a dwarf planet. Selex ES, thanks to its scientific instrumentation, played an essential role for the mission's success.
Rome 26/03/2015

New ATR 72-600 for Air Madagascar

The African airline Air Madagascar will shortly be equipped with the next generation ATR 72 – 600 turboprop, thus renewing and expanding its fleet of regional aircraft currently composed of one ATR 42-500 and two ATR 72-500.
Rome 19/03/2015

The first Italian F-35 rolls out of the hangar

The first F-35 Lightning II for the Italian Air Force has left the Cameri Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility, where Alenia Aermacchi, in partnership with Lockheed Martin, employs a highly skilled workforce of more than 750 people dedicated to the F-35 aircraft and wing production.
Rome 17/03/2015

The airports of Geneva and Rome-Fiumicino select Selex ES for baggage handling

Once again the Multisorting Baggage Handling System (MBHS) of Finmeccanica-Selex ES remains the most advanced baggage handling system for the airport sector. In a record time of two months Selex ES has delivered and implemented made a new baggage handling system for the Geneva International Airport.
Roma 16/03/2015

Webcast

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Rome 13/03/2015

Sicral 2 arrived in Kourou

The Sicral 2 telecommunications satellite, a joint undertaking of the Italian Ministry of Defense and the French defense procurement agency DGA (part of the Ministry of Defense), has arrived at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. Finmeccanica plays in the programme an important role through th Space Alliance companies, Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio.
Rome 05/03/2015

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