Scientific citizenship for Leonardo is also about letting the next generation learn more about our know-how in a fun and exciting way. From April 12th to 14, as a partner of “Florence for Children” Leonardo presented an installation called - “Engineer Leonardo 500 - the imagination of flight” and held workshops led by our STEAM ambassadors. Five hundred children and youngsters took part in the workshops and over a thousand people visited the installation.
Leonardo and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc (GA-ASI) have signed an agreement that will see the companies jointly investing to integrate Leonardo's SAGE electronic warfare surveillance system onto the GA-ASI MQ-9B
Leonardo has announced, at the FIDAE exhibition in Chile (3-8 April), that it has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a defensive aids suite (DAS) for the British Army's new fleet of Apache AH-64E helicopters.
Leonardo has announced a contract, signed with the UK Ministry of Defence in September, to provide equipment that will simulate radar threats to the RAF's new A400M transport aircraft prior to take-off
At a ceremony held during the 2017 edition of the Seoul ADEX exhibition, Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Systems, one of South Korea's leading aerospace systems manufacturers, to jointly provide avionics and mission systems for the Republic of Korea and other international customers.
Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD)'s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to demonstrate their world-leading Infra-Red (IR) protection system in trials in early 2018. The companies are currently engaged in development activities to bring together two of their most advanced products, Thales's ‘Elix-IR' Threat Warning System and Leonardo's ‘Miysis' Directed Infra-Red Counter-Measure (DIRCM) system. Together, the systems will offer an end-to-end protection system for military and civil platforms, ranging from small helicopters to large troop transports/VIP platforms, against threatening missiles.