Last Update September 14, 2018


  • Aircraft, Helicopter, UAV, Spacecraft & related equipment
  • Engines, Propulsion, Power Generation
  • Services (R&D, training, engineering, consultancy, …)

The Avio Group is an aerospace company coperating in the space launcher and spacecraft propulsion sector.

Carries out:

  • design, development, production and integration of space launchers (Vega in it’s base and empowered C and E versions)
  • solid and liquid fuel propulsion systems for space launchers (Ariane 5 and Ariane 6, Vega family)
  • solid fuel propulsion systems for tactical missiles (Aster 30, Aspide, Marte and scam-ER)
  • liquid fuel propulsion systems for satellites
  • research and development

Ownership of the Group is currently subdivided between the Cinven Private Equity Fund (81%), the Leonardo Group (14%) and other shareholders (5%).

Avio’s directly employed workforce in and outside Italy consists of more than 800 highly qualified employees, 15 % of whom work in Research and Development.

In Italy, Avio has its operational headquarters in Colleferro (Rome) and other sites in the Regions of Campania and Piedmont, with a total workforce of more than 700 employees. Avio also has operational plants outside Italy, located in France and French Guiana.

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Avio S.p.A.

  • Via Latina snc (SP 600 Ariana, Km. 5,2), 00034, Colleferro (RM), Italy
  • +39 06 97285111
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