After an intensive 10 months trade-off period, the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) Co-Contracting Group (CCG) – Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo s.p.a....
The Italian FREMM frigate “Federico Martinengo” had its first sea going in the Gulf of La Spezia on 18th July 2017. It is the 7th Italian FREMM frigate, and the third in General Purpose configuration; the remaining three ships are under construction.
On 30 June 2017, OCCAR granted the final qualification of the TIGER HAD version (Support and Destruction Helicopter) in the Block 2 standard, achieving the final operational capability.
Germany and Norway officially joined the European/NATO programme to acquire Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft along with Netherlands and Luxembourg.