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Leonardo and Thales to demonstrate threat warning and infra-red counter measure system for MoD

Leonardo and Thales are being contracted by the Ministry of Defence to demonstrate their Infra-Red protection system in trials in early 2018.

Qatar to purchase 24 Typhoon jets

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has welcomed Qatar’s intent to proceed with the purchase of Typhoon aircraft.

French military equipment delivered to Guadeloupe by Royal Air Force C-17

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.

Gripen for the UK ‘Air Support to Defence Operational Training programme’?

Saab is to offer the Gripen Aggressor for the UK’s upcoming Air Support to Defence Operational Training programme.

12th British F-35B rolls out of factory, takes to the air

The 12th F-35B for the United Kingdom has taken to the air.

RAF C-17 arrives in France to help transport equipment to French territory Guadeloupe

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 completes new ETPS fleet with Grob G 120TP

QinetiQ has completed its modernisation of the new Empire Test Pilots’ School fleet with the purchase of two Grob G 120TP fixed wing aircraft.

British and European F-35 pilots begin ‘Coalition Interoperability Trials’

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. 

BAE Systems detail ‘Advanced Head-up Display’

BAE Systems LiteHUD head-up display recently took to the skies for its first flight, marking a significant milestone for the technology and the programme.

QinetiQ’s AS3 COMINT system ready to fly on Watchkeeper

QinetiQ’s AS3 communications intelligence (COMINT) system is ready to fly as a payload on Thales’s Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle.

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