Finmeccanica S.p.A. is an Italian conglomerate. Finmeccanica is the second largest industrial group and the largest of the hi-tech industrial groups based in Italy. It operates in seven sectors: Aeronautics, Helicopters, Space, Defense and Security Electronics, Defense Systems, Energy and Transportation. The company has offices in over 100 countries. It is partially owned by the Italian government, which holds about 30% of Finmeccanica’s shares.