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Leonardo wins the National Award for Innovation with an electric tail rotor for helicopters to reduce environmental impact

The National Award for Innovation, the most important prize for Italian innovation, was awarded to Leonardo during a ceremony held in the Chamber of Deputies, in the presence of the President of the Chamber, Laura Boldrini
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Happy Birthday COSMO-SkyMed #10: Italy celebrates the first 10 years of the record-breaking satellite constellation

COSMO-SkyMed is currently the only dual-use Earth observation constellation worldwide. Over its first ten years in operation, it has snapped more than 1 million radar scenes all over the world, monitoring the Earth 24 hours a day, under all weather and visibility conditions
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Leonardo chosen by the European Space Agency as cyber security partner for the Galileo navigation system

Today at the Cybertech Europe conference in Rome, Leonardo announced that the company has been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a study into the management of data security for the Galileo European navigation satellite programme

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Leonardo's UK-based Space business to provide engineering consultancy to the European Space Agency under a five year framework contract

Leonardo is announcing a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) ahead of participation at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference in London this week. The framework contract, signed by Leonardo's Luton-based Telespazio VEGA UK subsidiary and worth €11M per year for up to five years, will see the company provide subject matter experts to the ESA in support of their programmes and missions.
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Leonardo: Major support of Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts through products and technology

As the communities along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana begin to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, a number of Leonardo products and technologies have been activated in support of disaster relief and recovery, including satellites, aircraft, and helicopters
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The OPTSAT-3000 Earth observation satellite of the Italian Defence has been successfully launched

The Italian Ministry of Defence's OPTSAT-3000 satellite has been successfully launched
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OPTSAT-3000 Earth observation satellite for Italy's Ministry of Defence is ready to be launched

Leonardo is pleased to announce that the Italian Ministry of Defence's OPTSAT-3000 satellite is ready to be launched. The launch is scheduled for Wednesday 2 August at 1.58 UTC from the Kourou European spaceport in French Guyana
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President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella visits the Matera space hub

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, today visited the Matera space hub, one of the most advanced space facilities in Europe
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Leonardo: Earth observation and big data, a new partnership with Silicon Valley to provide the satellite services of the future

Today at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Leonardo announced the signing of an agreement between e-GEOS (a joint venture between Telespazio and the Italian Space Agency) and the US-based company Orbital Insight to provide revolutionary satellite services.
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Leonardo: European Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska visits Telespazio's Fucino Space Centre

Today Leonardo hosted Elzbieta Bienkowska, the European Comissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, at its Telespazio Space Centre in Fucino, Italy.
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