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RAF considers Tornado simulator extension

7th October 2013 - 10:41 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Lossiemouth


As the RAF’s GR-4 Tornado simulator celebrates ten years in service, military and industry are considering ways to extend the life of the system to accommodate future requirements.

The three simulators in operation - two at RAF Lossiemouth and one at RAF Marham - are operated by Thales UK, which has unveiled plans for a visual system upgrade in the future.

‘We’re looking at a number of options for the visual system upgrade,’ Peter Hitchcock, VP of avionics for Thales UK, told a media briefing at RAF Lossiemouth on 4 October. ‘Resolutions change… [and] there will come a point at

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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