ROME, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Finmeccanica today signed a contract with the Italian Ministry of the Interior, extending the Tetra PIT Programme to implement a Tetra-based mission-critical national mobile radio service assuring secure communications for Police Forces.
The contract aims to provide Police Forces with greater technological and operational uniformity, in line with the Government’s investment policy in the security sector and in combatting terrorism. The Tetra PIT system guarantees the confidentiality of Police communications and assures optimal management and coordination of units deployed across the territory, it is a leading-edge programme in technological development for national security.
Finmeccanica is Italy’s leading manufacturer in the high technology sector and ranks among the top ten global players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (FNC IM; SIFI.MI), in 2014 Finmeccanica generated revenues restated of 12.8 billion Euro. Finmeccanica is a multinational and multicultural group which boasts a significant presence in three key markets: Italy, the United Kingdom and the U.S.. Finmeccanica’s core business activities are in the following sectors: Helicopters (AgustaWestland), Defence Electronics and Security (Selex ES, DRS Technologies), Aeronautics (Alenia Aermacchi). The company also has a significant position in Space (Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space) and in Defence Systems (OTO Melara, WASS, MBDA)
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