Team “Palo” took 1st place in the Innovathon competition launched by Leonardo and PoliHub. From June 8th to the 9th, in Milan, over 40 university students and recent gradutes from across Italy competed with the aim of designing and creating a working prototype of an automated driving system.
Leonardo acquired the full control of Sistemi Dinamici S.p.A from IDS S.p.A on December 23rd. The control of the company, which involved the remaining 60 percent of shares, is aimed at further strengthening the commitment of Leonardo in unmanned products thanks to the acquisition of the new unmanned lightweight helicopter SD-150 Hero programme.
Today, helicopters are indispensable in mountain and wilderness medical rescue. The Italian Alpine Rescue and Leonardo – two prime Italian players with global recognition – will work together to develop even more effective technologies, solutions and training.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with B Futura – the subsidiary of Italy's national professional football league association "Lega Nazionale Professionisti B" dedicated to sports facilities development – to provide its expertise in sports security systems for three years.
A Leonardo-Finmeccanica mult-imission C-27J Spartan aircraft began a tour today that will demonstrate its capabilities to a number of Latin American countries. The aircraft will travel the length of the continent from north to south, from Panama to La Paz, Buenos Aires and on to Argentina's Antarctic Air Base of Marambio.
Leonardo today announced that it has signed a contract with Canadian EMS operator Ornge for an additional six years of logistics support and component repair and overhaul services for its AgustaWestland AW139 helicopter fleet