IDS – Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A. – Project Coordinator (Italy)


IDS is an independent systems engineering company which has been providing high technology services and integrated solutions for both defence and civilian applications since 1980. IDS is organized into four divisions: naval, aeronautical, air navigation and georadar. These are supported by IDS’s research and development laboratories: computational electromagnetism, space, radar, measurement, modelling & simulation technology and IT.”

IDS has performed consultancy services and developed modelling software in the fields of EMC, ESD, Lightning EMP, Antenna design, Antenna Siting on platforms (aircrafts, satellites, ships, ground stations...) and in the field of HIRF. The company has participated in several international projects in various capacities, including that of team leader.

The company headquarters is in Pisa, has a branch office in Rome and four subsidiaries respectively based in UK, Canada, Brazil and Australia.

Main IDS customers are Government Agencies, Defence and Civil Industries and Research Establishments requiring specific technical support in facing development of special projects as well as complex programs implementation.

Innovation has always been a pillar value in IDS, which interprets customer needs, always responding with cutting edge solutions made possible by the substantial investments annually injected into R&D projects (the last 3 years average is around 20% of annual turnover).

Role in the Project

Acts as coordinator and is responsible for the management of the project and the interface with the Cleansky JU and Topic Manager (WP1). From a technical point of view leads the following Work Packages and related tasks:

  • WP2 – Requirement Assessment. Study and assessment of the modelling methodologies and procedures;
  • WP3 – Lightning-aircraft interaction. Numerical Model Development;
  • WP4 – CHAPL module development;
  • WP6 – ALEEN-L Tool Integration;
  • WP7 – Validation w.r.t. SGO WP Leader mock-up measurements;
  • WP8 – Training and Dissemination.

IDS also collaborates in the implementation of the following tasks:

  • CRIPTE upgrades detailed assessment;
  • Elementary testing;
  • Implementation of communication activities;

Key People

Aldo Bonsignore: Program Manager

Mauro Bandinelli: Project Manager and Verification Manager

Alessandro Mori: Project Configuration and Technical Officer

Paolo Cioce: Project Quality Manager

Gian Marco Sammarone: Technical Officer

Pier Luigi Di Bartolomeo: Technical Officer

Maria Elena Frassi: Contract Officer