Il Navigatore. Vita nomade di Carlo Calosi

"Il navigatore, vita nomade di Carlo Calosi" written by Matteo Marchesini is the second volume of the series dedicated to some personalities of the Finmeccanica Group who played a central role in the Italian industrial and technological development. 

"Il navigatore, vita nomade di Carlo Calosi" written by Matteo Marchesini is the second volume of the series dedicated to some personalities of the Finmeccanica Group who played a central role in the Italian industrial and technological development.

Much of the life of Charles Calosi coincides with the history of the development of electronics in the country: born in 1905, during World War II, designed for the Italian Navy torpedo the best maritime market. She fled to America after the armistice, collaborated with the American secret services to create a countermeasure to his own invention.

He came back to Italy in the fifties, thanks to his experience, he founded the first Microlambda and then the Selenia, allowing Italian engineering huge leaps forward in the field of radar, missiles and satellites, as evidenced by the delivery to the US Navy in 1952 of the first battery of six radar entirely manufactured at the factories of Microlambda.

The book was presented in April 2009 at the opening of the Radar Museum at the industrial site of Selex ES in Fusaro (NA), entitled just to Carlo Calosi.