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First M-345 production aircraft performs its maiden flight

The first M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) production basic/advanced trainer aircraft successfully performed its maiden flight at Venegono Superiore airport (Varese, Italy) today
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Poland exercises approximately 130 million euro option for four additional M-346 Advanced Jet Trainers

Leonardo announces that the Armament Inspectorate of Polish Ministry of National Defense has exercised an option for acquiring four more M-346 Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT) as outlined by the contract signed in March 2018
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Creation of the Electronics Division, a strategic and growing business. New Managing Director of Cyber Security Division appointed

Leonardo announces that the Board of Directors held today approved the creation of the new Electronics Division

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The European MALE RPAS programme successfully passed the System Preliminary Design Review as final milestone of the Programme Definition Study

Another major milestone in the European Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (MALE RPAS) programme was attained with the achievement of the System Preliminary Design Review on November 22nd
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Elbit Systems Teams with Leonardo to Develop Additional Torpedo Capability for SeagullTM USV

Adding to the SeagullTM Unmanned Surface Vessels' (USV) capability to mount and launch light weight torpedoes, Elbit Systems ISTAR division has teamed with Leonardo to develop and demonstrate Leonardo's lightweight and mini torpedoes launching capabilities from the USV.
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New C-27J Spartan baseline configuration performs first flight

The new C-27J Spartan baseline configuration — characterized by a brand new avionics system, new cockpit control panels and LED aircraft lights — completed its first flight yesterday at Leonardo's Aircraft Division Turin plant
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Leonardo to equip the new German Corvettes 130 with its best in class defence systems

Leonardo signed a contract with the Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr, the German Federal Office in charge of defence acquisitions, to provide seven OTO 76/62 Super Rapid systems that will equip the new K130 corvettes of the German Navy
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Leonardo's maritime leadership on show at Euronaval 2018

Leonardo is attending Euronaval (Paris Le Bourget, 23-26 October; Hall 2, stand K128) showcasing its newly enhanced capabilities and technologies in the maritime domain, an increasingly important strategic market and an interconnecting domain featuring huge geopolitical, commercial and economic interests, where naval forces play a major role in making the sea a safer place.
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Fincantieri and Leonardo agree guiding principles to strengthen their cooperation in the naval sector by revamping their Orizzonte Sistemi Navali joint venture

Leonardo and Fincantieri, as part of the collaborative relationship and the preferred partnership launched in October 2014, have established the guiding principles of an agreement in the field of naval ships to better seize the new challenges on international markets, in order to present joint solutions in an increasingly competitive and demanding sector.
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Leonardo and African Group Paramount signed a LoI to evaluate a cooperation for a weaponized configuration of the M-345 for the African market

Leonardo and the Paramount Group signed a Letter of Intent during the "Africa Aerospace & Defence" exhibition held in Pretoria. According to the agreement, Leonardo and Paramount, will evaluate a cooperation for the development of an operational configuration of M-345 jet trainer marketed in the African market
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