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FCAS leads the next-generation combat aircraft market

25th June 2020 - 16:45 GMT | by İlker Aktaşoğlu in London


The development of sixth-generation combat aircraft is in its infancy, yet competition to supply prospective global requirements is already ramping up.

Projects already initiated by the ‘traditional’ aerospace powers in the US, Europe, Russia and almost certainly China will be looking for the new technologies to offer an air dominance to their respective developers, as well as increasing export potential.

In terms of number of aircraft procured, the FCAS project in Europe is the largest next-generation programme in the world.

With its fighter jet mock-up unveiled at the Paris Air Show 2019, the sixth-generation FCAS programme is a joint combat

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İlker Aktaşoğlu


İlker Aktaşoğlu

İlker is Defence Insight Manager at Shephard Media. He has over 15 years of experience in …

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