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RAF expects new Typhoon sims

9th June 2020 - 11:30 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy

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The RAF is understood to be close to signing a deal with BAE Systems for deployment of a number of new Eurofighter Typhoon simulators at the aircraft’s two UK main operating bases.

It is no secret that the RAF has experienced issues with the synthetic training equipment supplied with the Eurofighter Typhoon. The devices were part of the Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids (ASTA) programme that was overseen by Eurofighter Simulation Systems (ESS).

These issues centred on the capabilities of ASTA and the role of its constituent devices. The RAF is thought to have regarded the devices as more suitable for

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