Leaders in Aerospace, Defence and Security

We are one of the world’s major players in Aerospace, Defence and Security, a global solutions provider and a trusted long-term partner of choice for governments, institutions and business customers.

We deliver cutting-edge and dual-use technologies, meeting both military and civil requirements. In partnership with our customers, we work to strengthen global security, protect people, territories, infrastructure and cyber networks. We guarantee the safe management of air, sea and urban spaces, as well as large-scale events.  

We have a solid industrial legacy, strengthened by the expertise of our people and the continuous pursuit of innovation in our core technologies. Underpinned by a sustainable business model, we are pursuing a path of long-term growth that will create value for all our stakeholders.

Our Managers: ideas, skills and passion

Our Managers: ideas, skills and passion

Discover the professional profiles of the Management team that leads our group.

Our Shareholders



Institutional 48.8% 30.2% 17.5% 0.5% 3% Companyrelated holdings Unidentified Ministry of Economyand Finance Retail investors 17.5% 0.5% 3% 48.8% 30.2%
2020 Highlights
R&D (€mln)
Workforce (no.)
Worldwide footprint

Headquartered in Italy, we operate globally, through a deep-rooted industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, United Kingdom, United States and Poland), backed by an international commercial network in about 40 countries worldwide. A number of subsidiaries, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures supports our global presence.

We have a team of more than 49,800 people working worldwide. Products, systems and services provided by Leonardo are currently in use in about 150 countries. 

Leonardo’s global headcount: 49,882 (as of 2020)

Other countries 391 Italy 31,052 USA 7,299 UK 7,387 Australia 97 Germany 214 Switzerland 326 Poland 2,586 Romania 129 Canada 401 Our industrial footprint
How we work
•    Helicopters
•    Aircraft
•    Aerostructures
•    Electronics
•    Cybersecurity
•    Kopter
•    Leonardo DRS
•    Elettronica
•    Vitrociset
•    ATR
•    MBDA
•    Telespazio
•    Thales Alenia Space
•    Avio
(helicopters – 100%), 
(defence electronics – 100%), 
(defence electronics - 31.33%), 
(ICT, logistics – 100%), 
(turboprop regional aircraft – 50%), 
(missiles and missile systems – 25%), 
(satellite services – 67%), 
(space manufacturing – 33%), 
(space propulsion – 29.63%)
A quality supply chain

Leonardo’s supply chain contributes to our business competitiveness, and to the social and economic development of the territories in which we operate. Most of our global suppliers are high-tech Small and Medium-sized enterprises, which generate highly qualified occupation in the territories where we are present.


The percentage of Small & Medium Enterprises in domestic supply chains


Designing the technologies of tomorrow

Technological innovation is the main driver for our Company

  • To sustain our own long-term and sustainable growth
  • To be a key contributor to the society’s security and progress



Our commitment to accelerate the innovation process


Our Masterplan 2030 is the new roadmap for research and innovation, to become an innovation-driver Company, guiding the future technological trends for new products and services.

  • Create a network of Leonardo Labs to explore innovative technologies.
  • Become a 100% digitally-driven Company.
  • Be a magnet for emerging international talents.
Enabling a sustainable future

Sustainability is fully integrated in our Strategic Plan, based on sound governance and expressed in specific objectives, to create positive impacts on the territories where we operate.