Statement by Alessandro Profumo, CEO Leonardo, on the signing of the Thales Alenia Space contract for Galileo Second Generation

(To Leonardo)

“We are proud of the important role that Thales Alenia Space will have in the development of the second generation of the European Galileo navigation system, enhancing the skills of the Italian component in the constellations.

With this success, achieved also thanks to the support of national institutions, the Space Alliance establishes itself as a leader on the entire supply chain (on-board, ground and operations segment) of the Galileo system.

This is a further demonstration of how Leonardo and his companies contribute to supporting the strategic independence of Europe. Space, digital and cyber security, artificial intelligence and cloud are just some of the areas that will see Leonardo increasingly committed with the aim of producing concrete benefits for citizens and for Europe's competitiveness ".