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Leonardo has teamed with Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (DA Defence), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Inzpire Ltd. to develop and deliver a customer-centered, low-risk, live air training solution for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) program.
The companies will combine their capabilities, expertise and experience in live air aggressor training, air warfare training, electronic warfare and airborne systems integration to deliver a highly capable and scalable solution to support ASDOT’s live fly tactical training needs through the mid-2030s.
DA Defence and Inzpire first announced a relationship in February 2017 to combine their unique capabilities to support ASDOT. Leonardo now joins the team with years of experience and expertise in designing and delivering long term, complex programs for the U.K. Ministry of Defence, including in world-class airborne systems, radars and electronics. The team intends to deliver the most operationally and technically relevant fleet and technical solutions to support ASDOT training requirements.