Leonardo and Slovakian company Konstrukta Defence announced on 12 June they are to collaborate in the field of precision guided munitions (PGM).

The new commercial partnership will see the two companies integrating Leonardo's VULCANO precision-guided ammunition with Konstrukta's ZUZANA 2 155mm/52cal. artillery system and jointly marketing the products to international customers. The two companies will also explore further collaboration with a view towards developing common defence European capabilities.


The partnership is in line with the goals of the European PeSCo (Permanent Structured Cooperation) initiative, which aims to improve the operational capabilities of member states by pooling resources and developing military equipment in a collaborative manner. Both Italy and Slovakia are members of PeSCo.


VULCANO will soon be available as a munition for the Konstrukta ZUZANA 2. (Image: Leonardo)

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