As the European Division of Fattal Hotels, founded by David Fattal, Leonardo Hotels focuses on hotels of the 3 and 4-star plus categories as well as on hotels with comparable standard, each of them individually designed and offering excellent services. In this same period, San Giorgio becomes Elsag in response to the ‘technological revolution’ of 1969, focusing on electronics and industrial automation. Finmeccanica's activities gradually re-group to be managed by operating companies, leaving the holding company responsible for guidance and monitoring. Alenia Aermacchi becomes the cornerstone for all aeronautical activities in the sector, including aerostructures, finished aircraft, trainers and the growing unmanned aircraft area. This new regional turboprop aircraft paves the way for one of the Finmeccanica Group's biggest successes in the aeronautical industry. Aeritalia quickly earns an undisputed leadership role in the sector. In collaboration with Northrop Grumman, Finmeccanica launches the cybersecurity programme. Cybersecurity activities merge into the Cyber Security Division. 00881841001. This successful demonstration is now expected to inform the MUMT capability roadmap for both the UK MoD and Leonardo.

In La Spezia, Vickers-Terni (1905) develops and produces weapons and systems for the Italian Navy and Army. Leonardo in the UK has delivered the first of four complete baseline counter-drone systems to the Royal Air Force in support of the next stage of its Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) research and development programme. This application needs JavaScript to be enabled, Drone Contest: the competition (1st edition), Drone Contest: the scientific symposium (1st edition), Airborne Distributed Mission Training Solutions, Airborne Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, For the dissemination of Regulated Information Leonardo uses eMarket SDIR run by Spafid Connect SpA established in Milan, Foro Buonaparte n. 10 (, Leonardo: positive and effective management in response to the pandemic, Click here to learn more about our Cookie Policy. With this new aircraft type, Italy becomes part of a close-knit circle of nations capable of manufacturing civil airliners to the highest standards. The 1973 energy crisis and growing international competition has a profound impact on Alfa Romeo. It begins a series of collaborations with major foreign manufacturers to supply components for commercial aircraft. The 1980s are characterised by the long economic crisis that begins in 1973, particularly affecting the automotive sector.

The transformer business is sold to Asea Brown Boveri. The DC-9 is a new short-to-medium range passenger airliner which achieves long-term commercial success. The AgustaWestland joint venture combines the helicopter activities of Agusta and Westland Helicopters, which belongs to the British GKN Group. The new company is a centre of excellence for ICT, telecommunications, security and automation. Genova Sestri shipyard - Leonardo da Vinci ready for launch. In the second half of the decade, the Group focuses more on high-technology sectors such as automotive, thermo-electro-mechanical  and aerospace. It also enables extended and complex operations to be conducted with a mix of platforms and systems. With Matilda De Angelis, Freddie Highmore, Aidan Turner, James D'Arcy.

The merging of Aerfer and FIAT Aviazione (and subsequently Salmoiraghi and FIAT Spazio) is significant. The Company is a member of the Leonardo Group, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A, a publicly listed company on the Stock Exchange of Milan, registered in accordance with the laws of Italy. The acquisition of PZL-Świdnik, the Polish manufacturer of helicopters and aerostructures, expands the position of Finmeccanica in the European helicopter sector and opens new opportunities to break into different geographic markets.

In some cases they change their name and specialism, and many have origins dating back to the early 1900s or even the 19th Century. Drawing strength from its 1997 Recovery and Development Plan, Finmeccanica establishes its position as a leader on the international stage. Alenia Aermacchi - Nieuport XVII Transport, 1917. The company collaborates on other major programmes during this time, including the US-led F-35 fighter, the Galileo satellite system and the FREMM, European Multi-Purpose Frigate. This is a key step towards realising an effective operational MUMT capability.”, Maj Benjamin Thomas, Military Adviser Platform Systems Division at Dstl, commented: “The development of the Wildcat integrated MUMT solution has been impressive, culminating in the successful demonstration of the capability on AWE 19 in a series of representative military vignettes. A ‘Gateway Processor’ supplied by Callen-Lenz Associates was used to interface with its semi-autonomous UAV. Meanwhile, the Ansaldo of Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard sends the Andrea Doria on its maiden voyage. Marconi Mobile and OTE are active in secure communications and defence, Telespazio in satellite services and Aermacchi in the production of trainer aircraft. The company brings its light SW-4 helicopter that is later transformed into an unmanned version (SW-4 SOLO). Nieuport-Macchi (1913), SIAI Marchetti (1915) and Breda Aeronautica (1919) operate in Northern Italy, alongside the aeronautical activity of FIAT (1916) and Ansaldo (1917). The continued development and integration of cutting-edge solutions across all domains of remotely-piloted and autonomous/semi-autonomous systems and technologies, including MUM-T, is a key element of Leonardo’s BeTomorrow2030 Strategic Plan. This application needs JavaScript to be enabled, Covid-19 Statement from Leonardo in the UK, Scottish Procurement Digital Services DPS. Leonardo launches pilot STEM Returners programme across the UK, Leonardo named 'Business Hero' by British Chambers of Commerce, Leonardo supporting the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group, Futuristic radar for the UK’s future combat aircraft will capture the equivalent of a ‘city’s worth of data’ in a second. Aeritalia acquires Officine Aeronavali Venezia.

After the sale of Elsag Bailey Process Automation, the new Elsag is established. At the same time, Ansaldo leaves the nuclear sector following the 1987 Italian referendum. All the rail signalling activities form part of newly-established Ansaldo Signal. Inflation and the crisis in its key markets forces Finmeccanica to alter its industrial policy. For the first time, Aeritalia becomes a programme partner, this time with the world's largest aerospace company, Boeing. Its goal is to protect nearly 50 NATO bases and offices in 28 countries. It brings together expertise in naval and ground radar, missiles, air traffic control, land and naval command and control systems, and simulation. Thus, Asgen (Ansaldo San Giorgio Compagnia Generale) and Ansaldo Meccanico Nucleare are founded. Today we are one of the top ten global players in the aerospace, defence and security industry, a chosen long-term partner for Governments, Institutions and private clients, and we offer state-of-the-art technology.