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Hitting Where it Hurts

The European Union has launched a project to develop an airborne electronic attack pod to equip combat aircraft as part of its PESCO initiative. Permanent...
China-Super-Nation

Russia and China – Roaming the globe together?

When any nation opens fire on aircraft from one of the superpower nations there is always cause for international concern. On Tuesday 23 July,...
Praetorian-Leonardo

EuroDASS consortium launches concept for future Typhoon defensive aids sub-system

The EuroDASS consortium (Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt), which provides the Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon, has launched its...
F-35

Lightning Reflexes

Enhancements to the F-35’s electronic warfare systems will focus on software, firmware and hardware should be completed by 2024. The contract won in August by...
raf-shadow-r1

UK Ministry of Defence chooses Leonardo/Thales protection system for RAF Shadow ISTAR fleet

The UK Ministry of Defence has chosen Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS)...
Tempest

Typhoon Breeds Tempest

The three-year, $519 million (£425m) BAE Systems-led Project Centurion, has re-equipped the RAF’s Tranche 2 Typhoon fleet with MBDA’s Storm Shadow deep strike cruise...
Aeralis

AERALIS signs MoU with THALES Training and Simulation

AERALIS Ltd, the British firm developing the UK’s first home-grown fast jet training aircraft since the Hawk, signs an MoU with THALES to develop...
Boeing T-X

Boeing Pitches T-X at Le Bourget

David Oliver - The first of two prototypes of the tandem-seat single-engine Boeing T-X powered by a General Electric F404 afterburning turbofan, BTX-1 flew...
FCAS

Franco-German FCAS unveiled

David Oliver - Paris Air Show Review: The opening day of Le Bourget 2019 was dominated by the unveiling of New Generation Fighter (NGF)...
F/A-18 Service Life Modification program

Boeing Receives Second U.S. Navy Contract for F/A-18 Service Life Modification

Boeing has received a one-year contract, which also includes a one-year option for 2020, to continue modernizing the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fleet under the...

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