Leonardo & Elettronica have signed an agreement to strengthen the long-term strategic cooperation between the two companies in support of the growth of sovereign technologies. Both companies have identified the maritime and fixed and rotary wing avionics sectors as those of strategic interest. Within this perimeter, “golden rules” have been agreed for jointly responding to market needs in NATO and Europe, as well as opportunities in the domestic defence market for maritime and helicopter systems in addition to manned and unmanned airborne platforms.

Leonardo and Elettronica will propose solutions that are already part of their in their portfolios, including technological evolutions as a result of continued developments.

Governance of the agreement is ensured by the appointment of a permanent steering committee to guarantee the full achievement of the objectives of the partnership. It is composed of the respective top management teams and has the duty of defining the strategic guidelines for the development of the evolutive plans and roadmaps of the collaboration agreement.