Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the Ministry of Defence to demonstrate their Infra-Red protection system in trials in early 2018.
Urgently required vehicles and equipment have been delivered to Pointe-à-Pitre on the French Island of Guadeloupe aboard a Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft.
Saab is to offer the Gripen Aggressor for the UK’s upcoming Air Support to Defence Operational Training programme.
The 12th F-35B for the United Kingdom has taken to the air.
A Royal Air Force C-17 transport aircraft has arrived in France to provide heavy-lift support to French aid efforts in the Caribbean following a request for assistance from French President Emmanuel Macron.
QinetiQ has completed its modernisation of the new Empire Test Pilots’ School fleet with the purchase of two Grob G 120TP fixed wing aircraft.
For the first time, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force pilots have teamed up with fellow F-35 pilots from Italy and the Netherlands to take part in the latest interoperability trials that see coalition forces flying F-35s in a simulated mission scenario with other UK military platforms across land, sea and air.
QinetiQ’s AS3 communications intelligence (COMINT) system is ready to fly as a payload on Thales’s Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle.