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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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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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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 joins the United Nations Global Compact and consolidates its commitment to sustainable development

Confirming its commitment to the promotion of an inclusive and sustainable global economy, Leonardo has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world's largest business sustainability initiative, based on ten universal principles related to human rights, labour, the environment and the fight against corruption.

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Leonardo illuminates the European Researchers' Night with educational workshops and demonstrations of high technology

Leonardo is participating in the European Researchers' Night, the initiative promoted by the European Commission and dedicated to the world of science and research which, on 28th September, will involve a large audience of visitors in more than one hundred Italian cities
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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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Leonardo at MSPO 2018: flagship defence platforms and systems, innovative research programmes and the latest developments of Polish business PZL-Świdnik

Leonardo is taking part in the 26th edition of the International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO 2018 in Kielce, showcasing its state-of-the-art defence technologies

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Leonardo and the Politecnico di Milano collaborate on the helicopter of the future: agreement for the development of sustainable innovative technologies

Leonardo and the Politecnico di Milano (PoliMi) are developing new technologies for helicopters as part of their expanding collaboration, launched in 2016 with the signing of Innovation Hub, a multi-year framework agreement
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