LEONARDO is a global player in the high-tech sectors and a major operator worldwide in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors. Based in Italy, Leonardo operates globally, through a deep-rooted industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, United Kingdom, United States and Poland), backed by an international commercial network in about 40 countries worldwide. A number of subsidiaries, strategic partnerships, and joint ventures supports Leonardo global presence. Leonardo has a team of more than 49,000 (as of 2019) people working worldwide. Products, systems and services provided by Leonardo are currently in use in about 150 countries. 84% of revenues come from international markets.
Based on the dual application of technologies, Leonardo designs and creates products, systems, services and integrated solutions both for the defense sector and for public and private customers of the civil sector, both in Italy and abroad.
The wide range of defense and security solutions that Leonardo offers Governments, private citizens and Institutions includes every possible intervention scenario: airborne and terrestrial, naval and maritime, space and cyberspace. In close contact with local customers and partners, Leonardo works every day to strengthen global security, provide essential physical protection and cybersecurity services for people, territories and infrastructure networks and supports scientific and technological research.
The company’s technical approach is characterized by a focus on through-life solutions that are flexible, interoperable, adaptable and responsive across the life cycle. Leonardo’s excellence is based on its continual development of key technologies. This is how it improves the competitiveness not only of its existing products, but also of its future portfolio, as it keeps a constant and watchful eye on product innovation. The driving force behind Leonardo’s sustainability and growth in this arena is its approach to innovation, and the way in which it supports the research of both technologies and skill sets as applied to its products. In this way, it is able to maintain its leadership position in the field of technology.
Among its technological assets, C4I systems and radar sensors for Border Control & Maritime surveillance are essential for the creation of competitive advantage, as distinctive products and assets for defence and security solutions. Leonardo solutions enable net-centric operations for surveillance and protection of national maritime and land borders. With a consolidated breadth of expertise, Leonardo develops a range of radar sensors, optronics sensors, communications systems and C2, strategic C4I modular solutions to ensure effective and reliable security and control operations at every stage of the lifecycle.