Leonardo and the Italian Air Force, in collaboration with SMAU, are launching a challenge for start-ups, universities and developers to identify solutions that, using Artificial Intelligence, improve maintenance and training activities in the Air Force context.
Leonardo acquired the full control of Sistemi Dinamici S.p.A from IDS S.p.A on December 23rd. The control of the company, which involved the remaining 60 percent of shares, is aimed at further strengthening the commitment of Leonardo in unmanned products thanks to the acquisition of the new unmanned lightweight helicopter SD-150 Hero programme.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with B Futura – the subsidiary of Italy's national professional football league association "Lega Nazionale Professionisti B" dedicated to sports facilities development – to provide its expertise in sports security systems for three years.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica delivered the first two of a total four ATR 72MPs to the Italian Air Force. Designated P-72A by the Italian Air Force, the aircraft will replace the Air Force's obsolete Breguet Atlantic.
Leonardo announced today it has signed a contract to supply six additional AW139 intermediate twin helicopters to the Italian Customs and Border Protection Service, including integrated logistic support and training for pilots and technicians