US Naval Air Systems Command is upgrading several T-45 aircraft.
JASDF seeks successor for the T-4 trainer jet
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has been using the T-4 as an intermediate trainer jet since 1988, but now the Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has invited companies to provide information regarding a successor.
ATLA requires information on R&D and production on training aircraft and a ground-based learning system.
The T-4’s successor could be either domestically developed or procured from overseas. The JASDF has used chiefly domestic trainer aircraft, so it and Japanese aviation industries would like to develop a new domestic trainer. In the case of domestic development, Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) might compete for the project. …
More from Training
BAE Systems is using training as a method of highlighting a greater emphasis on operational readiness.
Read the latest edition of Military Training for free in our app or on your desktop.
2Excel Aviation and JD2E have joined forces to provide the Royal Air Force with ISR training courses.
October will see the EDA and its training provider, Inzpire, undertake live flying training in Hungary as part of its Helicopter Tactics Instructor course.
Improbable Defence is highlighting its work on the UK's Single Synthetic Environment that will prove to be a game-changer for defence.