The successor to the An-2 light multipurpose aircraft could find favour with the Russian MoD when it is equipped with an indigenous engine.
Saab makes statement of intent on Tempest
Saab is not ruling out potential involvement in major European future combat jet programmes with the company strongly hinting that it favours the British-led Tempest programme rather than the German-French headed Future Combat Air System (FCAS) platform.
The basis for signalling possible alignment with Tempest is due to healthy discussions with the UK and its Tempest partners, according to Saab CEO Hakan Buskhe, who appeared to distance the manufacturer from FCAS altogether.
‘Any strategy for co-operation needs to build our capabilities going forward not drain them, that’s key,’ he said during an interim report presentation on 15 February.
If it stays on track for IOC in 2025, the Stingray unmanned refuelling aircraft will have gone from contract to carrier in under seven years.
Horizon Aerospace Technologies has released BlackFish, a Sat Phone SIGINT system.
BAE Systems has announced its new advance APWS guidance kit for precision-guided rockets.
Hellenic Navy trials Camcopter S-100 UAS for a week.
India's pursuit of C-UAS solutions is haphazard, and more needs to be done to coordinate efforts and systems.