Leonardo, the Italian helicopter maker, said it will spend $65 million to build a 60,000-square-foot training facility adjacent to its Northeast Philadelphia plant over the next year. The facility will train pilots, crews, and mechanics for Air Force helicopters in partnership with Boeing’s Delaware County plant, and for civilian craft. The compa...

The selection of the Boeing-Leonardo MH-139 ends a years-long quest to replace the 1970s-era UH-1Ns. Almost two decades after the U.S. Air Force started trying to replace the Vietnam-era helicopters that patrol missile fields and stand by to evacuate senior officials, the service announced Monday that it has placed an initial order of MH-139 helico...

di Gianandrea Gaiani Le forze speciali statunitensi impiegheranno aerei italiani per compiti di trasporto e combattimento. Il comando delle special forces (USSOCOM) sta infatti acquisendo 7 velivoli C-27J Spartan di Alenia Aermacchi, gruppo Finmeccanica, per incrementare le capacità di trasporto tattico durante le operazioni speciali ma prevede an...

Six projects in the vanguard of Made in Italy innovation technology in the service of efforts to combat climate change were presented at the United Nations headquarters in New York during a conference organised by Italy's permanent representation to the international organisation on Wednesday.   The MOSE moving flood barrier system developed...

The fifth annual tribute concert in honor of U.S. military personnel wounded in the line of duty was held on November 2nd and hosted by Finmeccanica and the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. The concert, entitled A Grand Night at the Opera, featured Maestro Alexis Soriano and The New York Opera Society Chamber Orchestra, who performed a collectio...

by Fabio Tamburini Prime decisioni in arrivo dalla gestione del nuovo amministratore delegato di Finmeccanica, Mauro Moretti, e tutte nel nome di una discontinuità forte con le gestioni precedenti.   L'orientamento è mettere sul mercato l'americana Drs technologies, specializzata nell'elettronica per la difesa, testa di ponte del gruppo sul...

by Morena Pivetti   Yesterday the new, faster Frecciarossa 1000 high speed train of Trenitalia made its maiden voyage between Rome and Milan, having on board a group of very important guests: the members of both the Italian and the European Parliaments' Transport Committees and the media.   The Frecciarossa 1000 can reach the maximum...

di Mila Fiordalisi   È a firma di Selex Es (azienda di Finmeccanica) l'innovativa piattaforma che di qui a un anno trasformerà in smart buildings 16 grattacieli di New York. Di-Boss (Digital Building Operating System Solution), questo il nome della soluzione, è già operativa in quattro grattacieli di proprietà di Rudin Management, la società...