Systems integration

​The ability to develop the configuration of entire aircraft system is a crucial Alenia Aermacchi capability that allows it to be a prime or co-prime contractor in advanced programs. Systems integration comprises a series of activities that range from system architecture to component specification to manufacturing, flight testing and customer support. In the commercial aerostructures business, this ability characterizes Alenia as a value-added “small prime” and sets it apart from traditional suppliers.