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Leonardo’s Single-Engine Training Helicopter Gets FAA Certification

Leonardo's training helicopter offering for the U.S. Navy has received supplemental type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration under instrument flight rules. TH-119 is based on the AW119 single-engine helicopter and designed to operate in low visibility and extreme weather conditions, the company said Thursday.

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Report: Maxar’s Space Tech Business Draws Interest From Leonardo, Thales

European conglomerates Leonardo and Thales are considering a joint bid to buy Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) subsidiary that develops technology for space and terrestrial applications, Reuters reported Tuesday. Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo cited satellite antenna technology as a technology area of interest in MDA.

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Leonardo Selected to Provide On-Board Power System for Army, MDA THAAD Vehicle Demonstrators

Leonardo DRS has received a contract from the U.S. Army to integrate and demonstrate an on-board vehicle power technology for a family of medium tactical vehicles with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The Army and MDA plan to test the potential of OBVP technology to deliver electrical energy to THAAD FMTV demonstrators, the company said Friday.

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Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Wins Potential $977M SOCOM Telecom Support BPA

A Leonardo DRS subsidiary has won a potential eight-year, $977M blanket purchase agreement to help the U.S. Special Operations Command manage a satellite and terrestrial telecommunications program for deployed operations. The Defense Information Systems Agency received one quotation out of 39 quotes sought via the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule …

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Leonardo DRS Gets $132M Initial Army Order for Mounted Computer Systems

Leonardo DRS’ land electronics business received a $132.1M delivery order from the Defense Information Technology Contracting Office to produce the first batch of mission command computing systems for the U.S. Army. Leonardo DRS said Wednesday it will supply the service branch with processor units, dismountable tablets, interconnecting cables, docking stations, keyboard …

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Leonardo DRS-Rafael Team Gets $80M Contract to Supply Active Protection Systems for Army, Marines

Leonardo DRS and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have received a $79.6M contract to supply the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps with active protection systems designed to protect combat ground vehicles from anti-armor rockets and missiles. The industry team will provide additional TROPHY systems and the contract will bring the total funded value …

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Leonardo to Launch New Unit as Part of Defense, Security Electronics Portfolio Reorg

Italy-based conglomerate Leonardo has moved to combine three divisions into a new electronics division as part of growth efforts in the defense and security technology market. Leonardo said Thursday the new business will consolidate the firm’s land and naval defence electronics, airborne and space systems and defense systems businesses. The …

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Russell Marsh Named Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems Business Lead

Russell Marsh, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, has been appointed vice president and general manager of Leonardo DRS’ naval power systems business. He will be based in Milwaukee, Wis., and will oversee the unit that offers power, control, heating and cooling systems, as well as oil and gas products, Leonardo DRS said …

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Jerry Hathaway Named VP, GM of Leonardo DRS Electro-Optical & IR Business

Jerry Hathaway, a more than two-decade veteran of Leonardo DRS, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the electro-optical and infrared business at the Arlington, Va.-based defense technology contractor. The company said Wednesday Hathaway most recently held similar roles within its land electronics and network computing and test solutions businesses. Before …

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