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Falco EVO UAV used to monitor illegal migration in Mediterranean

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The European Union’s Frontex Maritime Aerial Surveillance project has been successfully using Falco EVO unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor illegal immigrants in the...

Transnet getting new AW109SP helicopters

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The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will in the coming weeks receive two new AW109SP helicopters from Italy’s Leonardo. On 17 April Gianfranco Sottotetti, Head...

Delivery of Kenyan AW139s imminent

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Kenya will soon be taking delivery of new AW139 helicopters from Leonardo Helicopters, with the aircraft being seen conducting test flights in Italy. Photos emerged...

Egypt reportedly orders AW149 helicopters

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Egypt is believed to have ordered AW149 helicopters to use aboard its naval vessels, choosing the Leonardo Helicopters product over the competing NH90. According to...

Leonardo establishes helicopter production joint venture with Algeria

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Leonardo and the Algerian Ministry of National Defence have established a joint venture for the local assembly, sale and support of Leonardo helicopters. Announcing the...

Moroccan Navy getting King Air 350s

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The Royal Moroccan Navy is taking delivery of two King Air 350ER aircraft configured for maritime surveillance. The aircraft were manufactured in the United States...

Leonardo deploys Falco UAV for Frontex trial

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Leonardo's Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS) or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa...

Algeria likely customer for additional Fuchs-2 vehicles

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Algeria is believed to be behind an order for components for the manufacture of Fuchs-2 armoured vehicles from Rheinmetall worth over a...

Kenya Air Force C-27Js nearing delivery

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The Kenya Air Force (KAF) will soon be taking delivery of its three new C-27J Spartan airlifters from Italy's Leonardo. One of the...

Helicopter developments at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show

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Even if Farnborough International Air Show is not the place where helicopter manufacturers are expected to make major announcements, five large OEMs...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...