Tag Archives: Leonardo

Leonardo Subsidiary Wins Potential $648M Navy Helicopter Trainer Production Contract

Leonardo subsidiary has won a potential $648.1M contract to build up to 130 helicopter trainers designed to replace the U.S. Navy's TH-57 Sea Ranger platform. AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. will initially manufacture and deliver 32 TH-73A aircraft under the contract base period, valued at $176.5M, the service branch said Monday.

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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 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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Boeing to Replace Huey Helicopters Under $2.4B USAF Contract; Ed Dolanski Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 13-year, $2.38B contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver and maintain up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and provide training devices and related support equipment for the aircraft. MH-139 is based on the Leonardo-built AW139 helicopter that …

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