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While many see a single European FCAS program being the best way forward, national ambitions are suggesting that this will not happen any time soon.
From Learjet 75s to Global 7500s, Bombardier's range of business jets stand as candidates for special mission conversion.
While the Tempest has become a trinational program, the UK’s industrial team is already making good progress with technology demonstrations.
The Pentagon has issued a contract to Lockheed Martin to deliver new-production F-35As to the U.S. Air Force instead of Turkey.
The UK’s defense industry has adopted new practices to tackle Covid challenges, while also continuing to deliver on key programs.
In its ongoing search for an F-5 replacement the Indonesian air force has shown interest in the Austrian Typhoons, whose future is far from certain.
Deliveries of Typhoons with electronically-scanned array radars are approaching, but new development paths are emerging among the original partners.
BAE Systems is one of a number of companies embracing additive manufacturing as a means of streamlining production and reducing costs and lead times.
With a rapidly-growing demand for a digitally competent workforce, the UK is launching a digital learning and information portal.
More UK companies have joined the industrial effort to develop a sixth-generation fighter, while Saab is growing its participation in the project.