Italian defence and aerospace company Finmeccanica has won orders for a combined value of approximately EUR 175 million through its companies DRS Technologies, SELEX Sistemi Integrati, SELEX Galileo, Ansaldo Energia and SELEX Communications, Head of Finmeccanica UAE Office in Abu Dhabi Dr. Caio Mussolini announced Thursday.
DRS Technologies has been awarded contracts for a combined value of USD 138 million: USD 68 million by the US Army to provide advanced Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS), USD 34 million from the US Air Force for the continuing overhaul of Tunner aircraft cargo loaders, USD 20 million for critical Surveillance System sub-assemblies and a USD 16 million contract for Enhanced Night Vision Goggles for the US Army, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported.
SELEX Sistemi Integrati, through its US controlled company SELEX Systems Integration Inc., has been awarded a contract worth USD 44 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide more than 600 Distance Measuring Equipment systems for the whole US National Airspace System (NAS) within eight years.
SELEX Galileo won contracts totaling over EUR 36 million for integrated logistical support activities for Grifo radar, Eurofighter Typhoon, and Mirach simulators and aerial target systems.
Ansaldo Energia, through its controlled companies Ansaldo Thomassen (NL) and AnsaldoESG (CH), won two contracts worth EUR 10 million with the Volta River Authority in Accra (Ghana) related to maintenance services for two power plants located in Tema and in Takoradi.
SELEX Communications has been awarded contracts for a combined value of EUR 4 million from its Russian partner TETRASVYAZ within security communication sector, for the supply of TETRA equipments for the Country's Special Services.