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Deep Dive on the DASS

The EuroDASS consortium, responsible for the Praetorian Defensive Aids Subsystem (DASS) equipping the Eurofighter Typhoon has launched a study on the DASS’ modernisation. The 18-month study will examine future upgrades for the equipment. The EuroDASS consortium includes Leonardo, Elettronica, Indra and Hensoldt. A press release...

Work Shadowing

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) is planning a fleet expansion, and major upgrade, of its Beechcraft Shadow-R1 ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) aircraft. The Shadow-R1 is a combined Communications Intelligence (COMINT) and Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) platform. These planes are highly recognisable thanks to several Very/Ultra...

HMS Queen Elizabeth Deploys to US Coast for More F-35B Trails

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On Friday 30, August, the biggest warship in the United Kingdom's Royal Navy (RN), HMS Queen Elizabeth, sailed from Portsmouth to conduct her second deployment to the States. The aircraft carrier will participate in Exercise Westlant 19 where she will conduct flight deck operations with...

Indra to supply a state-of-the-art deployable Military Radar to the United Kingdom

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Indra has been awarded a contract to supply the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom with an advanced long-range air defense deployable radar. The company was chosen after competing with the main companies in the industry. Indra will deliver the system later this year,...

Throwing SPEARS

Dr. Thomas Withington - MBDA and Leonardo are moving forward with the development of an Electronic Warfare (EW) variant of MBDA’s Select Precision Effects At Range Capability-3 (SPEAR’3) air-to-surface missile. The SPEAR-EW initiative was announced this April and could develop an air-launched loitering EW system...

British Army and Royal Air Force announced to present at SMi’s UAV Technology conference in London

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SMi reports: SO1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems, British Army & Remotely Piloted Air Systems: Programme Manager (Reaper & Protector), Royal Air Force to present at UAV Technology 2019. SMi’s UAV Technology conference 2019, will take place on the 30th September – 1st October 2019 in...

MBDA Sees Strong Year Ahead

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David Oliver - MBDA held its annual UK press conference in London on 20 March when CEO Antoine Bouvier, chief financial officer Peter Bols and UK managing director Chris Allam reported on the company’s 2018 annual results and its vision for the future. Peter Bols...

Leading Military Experts from RAF and USAF announced as Latest Speakers to join Air Mission Planning & Support 2019

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SMi reports: Senior military officials from the RAF and USAF recently confirmed to join the speaker line-up at Air Mission Planning & Support in London this April. The 10th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support conference is taking place London on the 9th and 10th...

F-35 Lightning Jets make history on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Fast fighter jets are once again flying from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier as the first F-35s have landed on the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth. Royal Navy Commander Nathan Gray and RAF Squadron Leader Andy Edgell were the first pilots to make history...

RAF receives 20th Atlas Transport Aircraft

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of the 20th next-generation Atlas transport aircraft as the programme continues to meet key development milestones. Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson announced the arrival today at a gala dinner at the Royal International Air...

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