Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key actors in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors worldwide
Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the world’s top ten players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, the Company has four domestic markets (Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, Poland), as well as a significant industrial and commercial presence in over 20 countries worldwide.
Products, systems and services provided by Leonardo are currently in use in about 150 countries in the world.
Leonardo’s structure is organised into five Divisions: Helicopters, Aircraft, Aerostructures, Electronics and Cyber Security. The Company also operates through subsidiaries and joint ventures: Leonardo DRS (defence electronics–LDO 100%), Vitrociset (ICT, system design, simulation - LDO 100%), ATR (turboprop regional aircraft –LDO 50%), MBDA (missiles and missile systems– LDO 25%), Telespazio (satellite services– LDO 67%), Thales Alenia Space (manufacture of satellites and orbiting infrastructure–LDO 33%), Elettronica (defence electronics - LDO 31.33%), Avio (space propulsion - LDO 26%). Leonardo invests about 11% of its revenues in Research & Development (€ 1.5 billion in 2019).
In the Aerospace, Defence & Security sector, Leonardo ranks 2nd in Europe and 4th in the world for investments in R&D.