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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 and Kangde Investment Group of China agree guiding principles to partner on the new COMAC CR929 long range airliner

Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kangde Investment Group of China within the framework of COMAC CR929 long range airliner programme, aiming at further growth of its presence in the Country
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Organizational announcement

Organizational announcement following the Board of Directors meeting held today
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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 Italian Air Force launch "International Flight Training School" initiative: expertise and advanced technology serving military pilot trainees

Leonardo's CEO and the Italian Air Force Chief of Staff today signed a collaboration agreement that will strengthen the training services already offered by the Air Force's 61st Wing and will establish an all new "International Flight Training School"
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Leonardo awarded about 44-million euro contract to supply one ATR 72MP with logistics support and training services to the Italian Customs Police

Leonardo has signed a contract to supply an ATR 72MP aircraft to the Italian Customs Police and provide associated logistics support and training services
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