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  • DN - Defence Notes

    Airbus fined $127 million over Taiwan missile dispute

    15th January 2018

    Airbus announced on 13 January that it had been fined $127 million for a dispute dating from 1992 over missile sales to Taiwan by the ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Opinion: Qatari Typhoon buy looms as an RAF threat

    22nd December 2017

    Qatar and the UK have signed a contract for the provision of 24 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the Qatari Air Force. This deal takes the ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    GDA 2017: Leonardo readies Captor-E next phase, Kuwaiti Eurofighter assembly

    11th December 2017

    Leonardo is preparing to begin the next testing phase for its next-generation Captor-E active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, which will eventually equip the Eurofighter ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Opinion: Learning the lessons of Gulf defence procurement

    17th November 2017

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced at the Dubai Air Show that it is keen to acquire the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. This is the ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Dubai Airshow 2017: Day two highlights (video)

    13th November 2017

    Rotary editor Helen Haxell provides highlights from the second day of the Dubai Airshow, including significant details and updates from Russian Helicopters and the Eurofighter ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Dubai Airshow 2017: Typhoon gearing for Tornado’s capabilities

    13th November 2017

    The UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fleet is poised for new capability upgrades as the aircraft are readied to take on the role currently ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    Dubai Airshow 2017: Qatar enhances F-15 fleet with support services

    6th November 2017

    Qatar is bolstering its wider rearmament programme through a potential FMS deal with the US DoD for service support of its recently-acquired Boeing F-15QA aircraft. ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    BAE delivers first Hawk trainers to Oman

    3rd August 2017

    BAE Systems has delivered the first Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers to the Royal Air Force of Oman, the company announced on 31 July. The two Mark ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Typhoon in Brimstone live firing

    19th July 2017

    MBDA’s Brimstone air-to-surface missile has been fired from a Eurofighter Typhoon for the first time.The integration of the weapon is part of the Phase 3 ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Leonardo to support Typhoon DASS upgrade

    18th July 2017

    Leonardo will support the capability upgrade of the Defensive Aids Sub-System (DASS) for the UK’s Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets as part of a contract signed ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    UK awards IFF upgrade contract

    26th June 2017

    Leonardo has received a contract worth over $323 million from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the upgrade of Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    MBDA seeks munition revolution

    22nd June 2017

    European missile house MBDA has unveiled a new family of gliding smart munitions, but officials played down suggestions it could compete as a Small Diameter ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    EW Europe: BriteCloud tested with Danish F-16

    6th June 2017

    Leonardo’s newest generation BriteCloud expendable active decoy is on track for initial deliveries by the end of 2017, having been tested for the first time ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    EW Europe: Typhoon goes 5th gen (video)

    6th June 2017

    The Eurofighter Typhoon is one of the most advanced multirole fighters in the world, and now there are plans afoot to upgrades the sensors and ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    EW Europe: Leonardo's RF renaissance

    30th May 2017

    After over a decade of fighting insurgency forces and a focus on the threat from low-cost MANPADs, industry is once again seeing a return to ...

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  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    Eurofighter Typhoon ASTA

    CAE’s Medallion-6000 visual system is used for the Eurofighter Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids (ASTA) programme. In Germany, CAE was awarded a contract in 2014 to ...

  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    Typhoon Escape Trainer

    EDM produces full-scale high-fidelity crew escape and safety systems trainers for the Eurofighter Typhoon.

  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    Eurofighter Typhoon ASTA

    Indra has assumed general management and the largest holding in Eurofighter Simulation Systems (ESS), the company responsible for the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids ...

  • Airborne - AEW and fire control

    Captor-E radar

    Captor-E is a multi-mode AESA pulse-Doppler radar upgrade to the Captor-M, designed for the Eurofighter Typhoon. Captor-E is being developed under a Eurofighter GmbH contract ...

  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    Eurofighter FMS

    The Eurofighter FMS incorporates Selex ES’s instructor and debriefing facilities, comprising: review/playback to evaluate errors and corrective actions; lesson planner and scenario generator; digital radar ...

  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    MARS

    The Multimode Airborne Radar Simulator (MARS) is a tool that simulates the principal air-to-air and air-to-surface non-coherent modes of airborne radars, for example the Typhoon's ...

  • Airborne systems - chaff, flare and decoy systems

    Ariel Mk II

    The Ariel Mk II fibre-optic towed radar decoy protects fighter and transport aircraft from radar-guided threats, including those employing monopulse tracking techniques. The decoy is ...

  • Airborne systems - chaff, flare and decoy systems

    Ariel

    The ARIEL family of fibre-optic towed RF decoys (variants of which have been in service with the UK RAF since 1990) provides an off-board ECM ...

  • Airborne systems - integrated self-protection systems

    Praetorian DASS

    The Praetorian Defensive Aids Sub-System (DASS) for the Eurofighter Typhoon provides protection against air-to-air and surface-to-air threats, by monitoring and proactively responding to the operational ...

  • Air warfare - flight simulators

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Training Services

    Working in Saudi Arabia, BAE Systems is the prime contractor supplying training solutions. These include managing the design, development, delivery and integration of pilot and ...

  • Air warfare - flight simulators

    TTF

    BAE Systems manages the Typhoon Training Facility (TTF) for the UK MoD at RAF Coningsby, England. The facility supports the operational conversion unit and squadron ...

  • Airborne systems - chaff, flare and decoy systems

    Chaff Pack BOL Mk2 Type 1

    The Chemring/SaabTech-developed BOL Chaff Pack for fast jets is used with the BOL dispenser. The BOL system offers storage space of up to five times ...

  • Data links

    Data Links

    Wideband, long-range secure data links (C- and Ku-band) are available off the shelf for airborne use and adaptable to specific requirements, providing image transmission from ...

  • Air warfare - air combat simulators

    Typhoon ASTA

    Airbus D&S; is a partner in the multinational development of the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids (ASTA) simulator suite comprising the Full Mission Simulator ...

  • Integrated helmets for aircrew

    Striker

    Striker is a visor-projected, 24-hour HMD for fixed- and rotary-wing applications. The fixed-wing variant is in service on Eurofighter Typhoon and Saab Gripen aircraft, while ...