Leonardo, president Luciano Carta flies to Panama: the idea of a digital hub is born
The vertices of Leonardo SpA in recent days they have carried out a mission a Panama aimed at exploring opportunities for bilateral cooperation and to evaluate the role of the country which logistics hub, of the transport And digital-technological for the region. President Luciano Carta led a delegation made up of the head of the commercial sector and CEO of Leonardo International, Pasquale Di Bartolomeo, by the manager of the public relations office Augusto Rubei and by the security manager Andrea Salpietro.
During the mission, the delegation met with the Panamanian Ministers of Trade and Industry, Investment, Security, Canal Affairs, Agricultural Development, as well as the executive secretary of the National Security Council and the chief executive of theTocumen International Airport.
The Charter president, presenting to the various interlocutors the corporate evolution of Leonardo as compared to Finmeccanica, underlined not only the change in the organization and governance of the group, but also the internal control mechanisms that have allowed the company to be recognized by Transparency International as first classified among the Defense-Aerospace Industries for corruption prevention measures.
The possible synergies concern the sectors characterized by the needs of safety And development: from the control and monitoring of borders and of the territory through satellites And radar, to the surveillance of critical infrastructures and urban areas, to the transport and intervention in maritime and land areas with aircraft suitable for the Panamanian territory such as helicopters and drones. The ambition of Panama to develop his role as regional hub “It also made it possible to focus the interest of the counterparties on the size of the cyber security and applications ofartificial intelligence“.
From the meetings, possible commercial developments also emerged in the short term, while more in the long term, the visit offered opportunities for cooperation: from future calls for tenders for the technological needs of the Canal, to those of theTocumen airport and the country’s logistics and physical and digital connectivity system.