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Selex obstacle avoidance system goes live on Italian NH90s

Selex obstacle avoidance system goes live on Italian NH90s

Selex ES, is now on board an Italian Army NH90 TTH. The helicopter has just been delivered to the Italian Ministry of Defence. The validation activity was managed in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Defence’s Direzione Armamenti Aeronautici e per l’Aeronavigabilità (ARMAEREO). LOAM, developed and manufactured by Selex ES at its Genoa site, is… Read more »

Source: Selex, 22-Oct-15

Finmeccanica wins Landing Helicopter Dock contract with Fincantieri

Finmeccanica wins Landing Helicopter Dock contract with Fincantieri

Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and reference player in the naval shipbuilding industry, and Finmeccanica, Italy’s leading manufacturer in the high technology sector, have been awarded the contract for the construction and equipment of one multipurpose amphibious unit (LHD) for the Italian Navy. The total value of the contract is over €1.1… Read more »

Source: finmeccanica, 06-Jul-15

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Italian Navy contracts for Schiebel Camcopter S-100

Italian Navy contracts for Schiebel Camcopter S-100

The Italian Navy has selected the CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) to provide support for its fleet, making it the first European Navy that has S-100 in operational use. The CAMCOPTER® S-100 has already proven efficient to the Italian Navy as it was the first UAS ever to fly from an Italian ship, the… Read more »

Source: Schiebel, 11-Feb-14

AgustaWestland AW101 rescues Indian national

AgustaWestland AW101 rescues Indian national

With the contract to supply twelve AW101s to the Indian Government a hot topic this week, an amazing coincidence gives us the title of the AW101 saving an Indian national. In what appears to be a pleasant coincidence for the manufacturer, the Italian Navy yesterday put out a press release about their latest rescue –… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 29-Nov-13

Selex Elsag to equip Italian Navy NH90s with Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring

Selex Elsag to equip Italian Navy NH90s with Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring

At Farnborough 2012 SELEX Elsag announced a 11 million euro contract to supply LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance & Monitoring) systems to equip naval and tactical NH-90 helicopters operated by the Italian Ministry of Defense. Delivery of the equipment is expected to begin in 2013. The NH90 is produced by NHI, a consortium between the Franco-German… Read more »

Source: Selex Elsag, 19-Jul-12

Camcopter S-100 becomes first UAV to fly from an Italian Navy ship

Camcopter S-100 becomes first UAV to fly from an Italian Navy ship

Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 has taken a further step in consolidating its strong maritime position by being the first UAS (Unmanned Air System) to ever fly from an Italian Navy ship. The S-100 was flown from the ITS Bersagliere, a Soldati Class frigate and successfully carried out a number of missions for observers from the Italian… Read more »

Source: Schiebel, 30-Apr-12

Italian Navy to receive Mission Planning & Analysis System for NH90s

Italian Navy to receive Mission Planning & Analysis System for NH90s

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Italian Navy will receive a Mission Planning & Analysis System (MPAS) for its fleet of NH90 NFH medium twin naval helicopters. The MPAS contract, signed between AgustaWestland and NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency), fulfills the requirement for a multi-mission and multi-platform mission planning system that… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Jan-12

AgustaWestland NH90 assembly line celebrates one year and two deliveries

AgustaWestland NH90 assembly line celebrates one year and two deliveries

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that its new NH90 Final Assembly Line, located at Venice Tessera in Italy, has successfully completed its first year of operations and celebrated the joint delivery of an NH90 TTH to the Italian Army and an NH90 NFH to the Italian Navy on December 16th. The facility… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 19-Dec-11

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Italian Navy takes delivery of first of 56 NH90s

Italian Navy takes delivery of first of 56 NH90s

The Italian Navy has ordered a total of 56 NH90s (46 NFH and 10 TTH units) which will replace its previous generation helicopters for a variety of roles including anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and utility. The NH90 NFH will give the Italian Navy a major increase in operational capability and mission effectiveness due to its… Read more »

Source: NH Industries, 24-Jun-11

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Italian Navy sends three AW101s to Afghanistan

Italian Navy sends three AW101s to Afghanistan

[Electronic translation of Italian language press release] It ‘began Oct. 4 and will run until 13, the transfer with a C-17 aircraft of the U.S. Air Force three- EH-101 helicopters that the Navy should operate in Afghanistan to support the operations of the NATO-led force, known as ISAF – International Security and Assistance Force. The… Read more »

Source: Italian Navy, 28-Oct-10

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