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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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Leonardo deploys its Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System for drone-based maritime surveillance as part of the Frontex test programme

Leonardo's Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa Island) as part of the Frontex surveillance research programme to test its ability to monitor the European Union's external borders
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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 selected by South Korea's LIG Nex1 as a strategic technology partner

At Indo Defence 2018 Expo & Forum Leonardo is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Republic of Korea-based company LIG Nex1 as a strategic technology partner

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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 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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