The Italian aeronautical industry together with the English one in the development of the Combat Air System Tempest

(To Avio Aero)

The leading companies in the defense sector of the United Kingdom (BAE Systems, Leonardo UK, MBDA UK and Rolls Royce), together with those of the Italian industry (Avio Aero, Elettronica, Leonardo Italia and MBDA Italia) have announced their intention to collaborate to the activities related to the Combat Air System Tempest by signing a Declaration of Intent.

"We are proud to be part of this strategic collaboration that represents the unique opportunity for our company, for the sector to which we belong and for Italy to make its industrial leadership available through the development of cutting-edge technologies and skills in the field of aeronautical propulsion, relying on the wealth of experience acquired also thanks to the EJ200 program. " states Riccardo Procacci, CEO of Avio Aero.

According to the agreement, the partners will work together to define an innovative concept and a partnership model that includes the sharing of acquired skills, the definition of product requirements and the joint technological development of air defense systems.