After splitting with Raytheon, Leonardo has confirmed that it is still in the running for the U.S. Air Force’s $16.3 billion T-X next-generation trainer and will offer an American-made M-346 Master, designated T-100. Originally partnered with General Dynamics and then Raytheon, the Italian firm will instead join forces with its U.S. subsidiary DRS, while retaining the services of CAE USA to provide the ground-based training system, and Honeywell Aerospace for the aircraft’s twin ...

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