Leonardo in the United Kingdom: proud heritage. Tomorrow's technologies.

We design and build new-generation helicopters and advanced avionics systems. We are the largest supplier to the UK Armed Forces and more than 50% of our revenues in the UK come from exporting our products around the world.

We build skills for the future.

We build skills for the future.

We employ around 7,000 people across the UK. Around two thirds of our workforce hold highly-qualified positions. We are a leading employer of engineers and graduates, with about 400 young people currently engaged in training programmes to shape the technologies of the future. We also invest about 10% of our turnover in R&D.

Where we are



8-10 Great George St
SW1P 3AE – London
T: +44 (0)20 7340 6100
F: +44 (0)20 7340 6199


In Lincoln we have an advanced training centre where we train experts in the field of Cyber and Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA). Here, UK and allied Armed Forces can sharpen their expertise on the latest electronic and cyber technologies and tools to manage modern theatres of operations.


3 Alpha Court
Kingsley Road
LN6 3TA – Lincoln
T: +44 (0)1522 814800


With over 30 years of technological success, our team at Farnham provides integrated mission systems, naval consoles and advanced Electronic Welfare testing. 


10a Coxbridge Business Park
GU10 5EH – Farnham


Our Southampton site has been a centre of excellence for infrared detectors for civil and military applications since the 1950s. The site produces communication systems, optronics, air traffic management systems, and air and maritime technologies.


First Avenue
Millbrook Industrial Estate
Southampton, Hampshire – SO15 0LG
T: +44 (0) 2380 514100


Yeovil has a proud heritage of supplying helicopters to military and civilian customers worldwide. Over the years, the site has been home to famous names such as the Lysander, Wessex, Sea King, and Apache, as well as the Merlin and Wildcat helicopters currently in service with the Royal Navy and British Army.


Lysander Rd
BA20 2YB – Yeovil
T: +44 (0) 1935 475222


Our radar technology is at the forefront of the industry. In Edinburgh, we design and produce electronic scanning radar for surveillance and fire control, sold globally. Leonardo also leads the consortium producing the Captor radar, which is the main sensor of the Eurofighter Typhoon.


Crewe Toll
2 Crewe Road North
EH5 2XS – Edinburgh
T: +44 (0) 131 3322411 


We have over 100 years of history in the Electronic Welfare sector and in Luton we are now providing the latest advances in radio frequency technology to our UK customers. Luton is also home to Telespazio-VEGA UK, which offers a portfolio of world-class space capabilities to support producers and satellite operators around the world.


300 Capability Green
Bedfordshire, Luton – LU1 3PG
T: +44 (0) 1582 886000


The Bristol operations centre provides cyber security services and solutions to national governments and commercial organisations, helping to protect critical national infrastructure and addressing threats to public security.


430 Bristol Business Park
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1EJ – Bristol
T: +44 (0)117 988 0


In Basildon we design electronic solutions ranging from thermal imaging systems to radar systems, infrared detection and radio communications. The site has a strong heritage dating back to 1952. 


Sigma House
Christopher Martin Road
Basildon, Essex – SS14 3EL
T: +44 (0) 1268 823400

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