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The U.S. Air Force and industrial partners could see great improvements in efficiency as a result of the new strategic agility program.
Selex will adapt its Seaspray 7500 radar to fit in the center third of the pod that houses the UTC Aerospace Systems DB-110 on fighter aircraft.
BAE to provide Striker helmet, using NVGs, after development problems with the Elbit Systems/Rockwell Collins HMD that is integral to the F-35 cockpit.
Changes from the original version include a new wet wing, lighter structure, single-piece canopy, and modern cockpit.
The RAF and USAF sponsored trials of the Brimstone fitted on the MQ-9 Reaper UCAV at U.S. Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California.
The light version of the FASGW is designed to counter fast-attack craft in littoral waters, while the heavy version is a longer-range anti-ship missile.
The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.
The contract is between Eurofighter and NETMA, the four-nation Eurofighter management agency, and is worth €150 million ($205 million).
The UK’s North West Aerospace Alliance was founded in 1994 and includes the Isle of Man.