To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Farnborough 2016: FCAS to define mission profile

12th July 2016 - 15:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Farnborough


As the expected two-year Feasibility Phase of the joint UK-France FCAS programme draws to a close, 2017 will see further progress made by BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation in defining what the future mission profile will look like.

Part of an initial £200 million two-year process, signed off in 2014, saw the start of a study to draw on the lessons learned by respective national programmes: the Taranis (pictured above) and nEUROn UCAVs. 

In March this year, the two countries agreed to a £2 billion follow-on phase that will provide a technological review by 2020 and a view to

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 2 free stories per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

Read full bio

Share to