Italian Defence News
The Italian light aircraft carrier Cavour arrived at the US naval base of Norfolk to undergo preparations to adopt the F-35B abbreviated takeoff and vertical, landing learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Defence24.
15 ° Stormo (wing) of the Italian Air Force received the first Leonardo HH-139B search and rescue helicopters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Defence24. This delivery is also the first of a batch of 17 machines ordered last year.
The newspaper rates this as a "further blow" against Rome's influence on the LibyanGovernment of National Accord in Tripoli, as this activity has so far been carried out by the Italian military mission.
Close cooperation between Israel and European Italy in the field of military trade continues. According to reports in the Italian press, Italy and Israel signed an agreement on mutual acquisition of military equipment on September 22 this year.
At 7 am on 10 September the German frigate Hamburg assigned to Operation EUNAVFOR MED Irini blocked and inspected the freighter Royal Diamond 7 in international waters on suspicion that the its cargo violated the arms embargo on Libya.
With a tweet and a statement from when he was mayor of Istanbul and… young, Recep Tayyip Erdogan reacted to the Greek-French alliance for the armaments and loud messages sent to Turkey by the countries of the European South that met in Corsica
In the early 1980s, the Italian army decided to replace the outdated 7.62 mm Beretta BM59 automatic rifles with a new 5.56 mm NATO sample, for which a competition was announced.
According to him, Ankara sent several warships to the Libyan coast, despite the IRINI mission announced by the EU countries to monitor compliance with the UN arms embargo.
Leonardo’s US electronics division plans to test the latest variant of its BriteCloud expendable active decoy (EAD), which is designed to be equipped on large fixed-wing military aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Shephard Media.
The Italian Navy command announced the launch of the second PPA coastal patrol ship (Pattugliatore Polivalente D’Altura) by the Fincantieri company in Riva Trigoso, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing TsAMTO.
The military mega-project for the construction of two modular patrol ships for the needs of the navy is facing another obstacle after the lost Italian shipyard "FINCANTIERI S.p.A." blocked the procedure with a complaint to the Supreme Administrative Court
The technology of radar invisibility, developed by scientists from Italy and Russia, is devoid of the main disadvantages of existing solutions for stealth masking.
The Italian company Fincantieri received from the US Navy a contract for $ 795 million, according to which it will provide detailed design and construction of the first new-generation multipurpose missile frigate FFG (X) class.
A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), to develop the initial component of its satellite-based Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Thales' statement.
Coronavirus can be transferred to Latvia by the U.S. Army paratroopers from 173rd Airborne Brigade, stationed in Vicenza, northern Italy, Alvis Petus told BulgarianMilitary.com
BERLIN/ROME, (BM) - Under the umbrella of the Italian and German governments, Leonardo and Diehl Defence developed and qualified the precision-guided munition family Vulcano 127mm and 155mm, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: BAE Systems Has Unveiled a New ARCHER Mobile Howitzer at DSEI The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
LONDON, (BM) - The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Leonardo and Thales are Considering the Joint Ccquisition of a Space Business from U.S. Firm Maxar!-->!-->!-->…
ROME, (BM) - According to the Italian media outlet La Stampa, Italy will soon join the UK Tempest program which involves the development of a sixth-generation multi-role fighter and the first European stealth fighter aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting BeforeFlight. Read more: Germany, France and Spain: Part of The European!-->!-->!-->…
KIELCE, (BM) - Leonardo, through its industrial pillar in the Polish helicopter sector PZL-Świdnik, and the Polish Armaments Group, jointly with the Polish aviation industry and R&D centres, present a next generation multirole military helicopter concept based on a legacy W-3 Sokół platform at MSPO 2019, learned BulgarianMilitar.com, qyoting!-->…
ROME, (BM) - Leonardo's Board of Directors, convened yesterday under the Chairmanship of Gianni De Gennaro, examined and unanimously approved the results of the first half 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the company statement. Alessandro Profumo, Leonardo CEO stated “The first half 2019 results are again in line with expectations!-->!-->!-->…