For almost a century, Collins Aerospace  sites have been operating  in Italy, serving civil and military customers in-country and worldwide. Our broad range of capabilities includes design, development, manufacturing and aftermarket support. We help move the aerospace and defense industry forward with a strong commitment to advancing technologies and maintaining close, collaborative customer relationships. 

We have a long history of collaboration with the Distretto Aerospaziale Piemonte and with experts from the Polytechnic University of Turin for the technological development of products, particularly in the field of actuation. 

Since 2022, Collins has established Applied Research & Technology (ART) capabilities at its sites in Rome and Trento that actively contribute to the company’s global technology and open innovation resource team spanning Europe, the US and Asia. ART leverages combined engineering expertise across Collins Aerospace and RTX to create differentiated systems-level solutions across a range of disciplines.


Design and manufacturing expertise 

  • Primary and secondary flight-control systems
  • Engine valves
  • Air-management systems
  • Hydraulic components for rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and platforms we equip

  • Panavia Tornado
  • Leonardo aircraft and helicopters (M-346, AW169, EH101)
  • Bombardier (Learjet 45, Global 7000/8000)
  • NHIndustries NH90
  • Eurofighter
  • Airbus (A320Neo, A330)
  • Mitsubishi (MJR)
  • Cessna

Applied Research & Technology expertise

  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Digital Thread and Twins Technologies
  • Trusted Methods
  • Cyber Systems
  • Networks and Embedded Systems


  • Aftermarket 


  • Largest aerospace company in Italy’s Piedmont region
  • Implementation of digital tools and additive manufacturing
  • Achieved over 25 million flight hours for our anti-ice valves
  • Selected by Leonardo to provide the main and tail-rotor actuation solutions on the forthcoming AW249 combat helicopter

Collins Aerospace | Advanced Structures

Brugherio, Italy

Luserna San Giovanni, Italy
Phone: +39.0121.955.011

Torino, Italy
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Collins Aerospace | Applied Research & Technology

Rome, Italy 
Phone: + 
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