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  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    Hypoxia-response training for Spanish Air Force

    11th December 2018

    Indra, in partnership with iAltitude, is developing a new flight trainer for simulating low-oxygen conditions that air force pilots may encounter during high-altitude flight. The ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Marte ER missile firing in Italy

    21st November 2018

    MBDA’s Marte ER anti-ship missile completed its first firing at an Italian test range on 9 November 2018. During the trial the Marte ER missile ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Belgium's purchase of US F-35 jets 'against European interests': Macron

    26th October 2018

    Belgium's decision to buy US-made F-35 fighter jets instead of a rival European aircraft "strategically goes against European interests," French President Emmanuel Macron said on ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Belgium to buy F-35 fighters in blow to EU defence

    25th October 2018

    Belgium said Thursday it had chosen to buy US-made F-35 stealth warplanes over the Eurofighter Typhoon, which critics call a blow to the EU's bid ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Italy, Sweden, US bid to sell combat jets to Bulgaria

    2nd October 2018

    Italy, Sweden and the US have submitted bids to sell fighter jets to Bulgaria's ailing air force, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed. ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    ADAS 2018: Philippine fighters enter the fray

    29th September 2018

    Saab attracted attention at ADAS 2018 with the display of a mock-up of the JAS 39 Gripen fighter, one that President Rodrigo Duterte examined in ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    UK MoD teams with industry to train ‘electronic warriors’

    18th September 2018

    The head of UK's Defence Intelligence organisation has emphasised the need for greater industrial cooperation as operations in the EW and cyber domains continue to ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Boxer UK update: Boxing clever

    18th September 2018

    Since its inception in the 1990s, the Boxer programme has had highs and lows. By 2015, the vehicle had only secured two customers – lead ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Opinion: Qatar opens its wallet as embargo continues

    20th August 2018

    Qatar’s efforts to secure a $4 billion loan to finance the purchase of Eurofighter Typhoon jets, first reported in July by Bloomberg, is the latest ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Britain's RAF intercepts six Russian bombers over Black Sea

    15th August 2018

    Britain's Royal Air Force said Wednesday it had intercepted six Russian bomber planes flying close to NATO air space over the Black Sea. The Eurofighter ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Spanish jet accidentally fires missile above Estonia

    8th August 2018

    Spain's defence ministry said on 7 August that it has opened an investigation after one of its Eurofighter jets accidentally fired a missile in the ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    Profits down at military equipment firm BAE Systems

    1st August 2018

    British military equipment maker BAE Systems said on 1 August that first-half net profits sank almost a fifth on weak demand for Eurofighter Typhoon fighter ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    Saab to provide SDS for RAF’s Typhoons

    30th July 2018

    Saab has been selected by BAE Systems to develop a new pyrotechnic smart self-protection system for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar- and IR-guided ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Hensoldt delivers upgraded MIDS-LVT for testing

    26th July 2018

    Hensoldt has delivered upgraded Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminals to the German military for risk reduction testing, the company announced on 20 July.The Bundeswehr ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    Leonardo supports Italian Air Force for Spartan Alliance

    23rd July 2018

    Leonardo recently supported the Italian Air Force’s participation in the ‘Spartan Alliance’ virtual air exercise, the company announced on 20 July. The exercise was held ...

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  • Air: air combat simulators, 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: air combat simulators, 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: air combat simulators, 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 ...

  • Air: air combat simulators, 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: chaff, flare and decoy systems, 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 ...

  • Air: chaff, flare and decoy systems, 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 ...

  • Data links, 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: AEW/fire control radar, 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: integrated self-protection systems, Airborne systems - integrated self-protection systems

    Praetorian

    Developed by the European defence electronics consortium EuroDASS, which includes Selex ES, Airbus Defence and Space, Elettronica and Indra Sistemas, the Praetorian equipment fit is ...

  • Air: air combat simulators, 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 ...

  • Air: fixed-wing flight simulators, 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: fixed-wing flight simulators, 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 ...

  • Air: integrated helmets, 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 ...

  • Air: chaff, flare and decoy systems, 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 ...

  • Air: integrated self-protection systems, 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 ...