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Farnborough 2022: MBDA outlines vision for Tempest Weapon Effects Management System

28th July 2022 - 15:21 GMT | by Patrick Aquilina


A visualisation of the Weapon Effects Management System joining various systems such as UAVs and missiles with the main aircraft. (Photo: Patrick Aquilina)

Last week saw big announcements by Team Tempest and MBDA was eager to talk about their own progress at the Farnborough International Airshow.

A number of exciting Team Tempest developments were announced last week at Farnborough Airshow.

UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace announced that a demonstrator would fly within the next five years, while Italy, Japan and the UK signed an agreement for joint concept and analysis work, bringing Japan closer into the FCAS programme.

Team Tempest partner MBDA was at the show showcasing its vision for AI- and ML-based software called the Weapon Effects Management System, which will be embedded into the core platform and a range of weaponry.

The software will analyse battlespace data to provide information to the

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Patrick Aquilina


Patrick Aquilina

Patrick graduated with a degree in International Relations in 2020, and joined Shephard Media in …

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