Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica company, develops its role as global aeronautical player active in the military and civil markets by continuously increasing its ability to design, build, integrate and support complex systems and by grasping the opportunities for selective partnerships offered by evolving scenarios and growing markets.
The Alenia Aeronautica product portfolio includes proprietary products like the C-27J, the only true modern tactical airlifter available today worldwide, or the ATR42MP and ATR72ASW, special mission aircraft developed for maritime patrol roles. The company also plays key roles in world-class programs like Eurofighter Typhoon, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and the Neuron European UCAV demonstrator. It also plays leading roles in commercial aircraft, designing and building advanced aerostructures for state of the art airliners including the Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The CFRP empennage for the new Bombardier CSeries is the latest addition to this business
Its subsidiaries include Alenia Aermacchi, the world leader in training aircraft In an equal-share joint venture with EADS, Alenia Aeronautica owns ATR, which dominates the regional turboprop market, and has recently started a fruitful partnership with the Russian company Sukhoi to develop and market the Superjet 100, the most advanced and environmentally friendly regional jet available on the market.
Alenia Aeronautica also controls Alenia North America, Alenia Hellas, Alenia SIA and Superjet International. Its other international joint ventures and consortia include Eurofighter and GMAS in the USA.