Leonardo News

EuroDASS consortium unveils high-tech Praetorian Evolution Defensive Aids Sub System for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets

The EuroDASS consortium (Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and HENSOLDT), which provides the Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has launched its concept for the future of DASS, called “Praetorian Evolution”. The launch took place at the EuroDASS Future Capability user conference, which was attended by senior military and industry figures from the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain. Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) The existing Praetorian DASS e...

Cyber security firm Crossword Cybersecurity and Leonardo MW Ltd sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Crossword Cybersecurity Plc the technology commercialisation company focused solely on cyber security and risk, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Leonardo MW Ltd, a global high-tech Aerospace Defence and Security company. Crossword is rapidly becoming a pioneer player in the provision of risk assurance systems. Rizikon Assurance allows organisations to assess, assure, visualise and, ultimately, control third party risk. Risk assessment and manag...

Airbus and Telespazio join forces to sell military telecommunications services on Syracuse IV satellites

Airbus and Telespazio (Leonardo/Thales) have set up a partnership to market military telecommunications services using the future Syracuse IV satellites. This partnership will lead to the creation of France’s leading private operator of military satellite telecommunications. It demonstrates the desire for cooperation by European industrial prime contractors Airbus, Thales and Leonardo, as well as the French State, in marketing Syracuse IV satellite capacity for the benefit of armed and se...

HENSOLDT upgrades Eurofighter’s radar system to enhance its capabilities and survivability

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and survivability. In the Euroradar consortium, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is pressing ahead with the development of the Eurofighter’s new Captor-E radar system. Following the successful acceptance test, HENSOLDT has now delivered the second antenna ready for series production to Leonardo UK in Edinburgh. This means that the production of the so-called e-scan an...

DSEI 2017: General Sir Chris Deverell announced as keynote speaker

General Sir Chris Deverell KCB MBE ADC Gen, Commander, Joint Forces Command will be delivering a keynote address at Defence and Security Equipment International 2017 (DSEI 2017) exhibition on Tuesday, 12th September. The event is expected to be the sector’s most comprehensive presentation of defence, military, aerospace, and security capabilities, when it takes place at ExCeL London later this year. 1,600 companies will exhibit at the exhibition, including SMEs and primes such as BAE...

DSEI 2017 announces General Sir Nicholas Carter as keynote speaker

General Sir Nick Carter KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen, Chief of the General Staff, will be delivering a keynote address at Defence and Security Equipment International 2017 exhibition on Wednesday, 13 September. The event is expected to be the sector’s most comprehensive presentation of defence, military, aerospace, and security capabilities, when it takes place at ExCeL London later this year. General Sir Nick Carter will be speaking in the East Theatre, located on the exhibition floor. Intel...

Critical Communications World 2017 to focus on network optimisation and transition, attracting over 3000 professionals

Critical Communications World, May 16-18, Hong Kong, is on track to attract over 3000 critical communications professionals with 90% of the current registrations coming from outside Hong Kong, cementing CCW as a truly global event. Network optimisation and transition Hosting this year’s 19th Annual event in Hong Kong provides the perfect setting, with this year’s theme focused on network optimisation and transition. This year will host for the first time an end user only pavilion w...