Tag Archives: typhoon

Eurofighter Consortium Pledges to Support Creation of Natl Innovation Centers in Belgium

Members of the Eurofighter consortium have committed to aid the establishment of two national innovation centers in Belgium as part of efforts to help boost the country’s aeronautical and defense capacities. The consortium said Saturday Airbus‘ defense and space business, BAE Systems and Leonardo signed formal endorsements to support the centers alongside …

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Raytheon, Air Force Partner to Update Missile Signal Processor Tech

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force will collaborate to develop a new signal processor for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile as part of a refresh program that seeks to extend production of the system beyond 2020. The company said Tuesday the service branch launched the Form Fit Function Refresh effort as the government-industry team marks milestone for the 20,000th AMRAAM …

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BAE Systems Completes Second Phase of Testing on Striker II Fighter Pilot Helmet

BAE Systems has completed the second phase of integration testing on its Striker II Helmet Mounted Display fighter pilot helmet held at the company’s site in the United Kingdom. The company said Monday that the Striker II HMD had passed the trial, which was conducted to test the integration of the helmet’s HMD system to the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet …

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Denmark’s Govt Issues $3B Lockheed F-35 Purchase Recommendation

Denmark’s government has issued a recommendation for the military to purchase $3 billion in Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets to replace the country’s legacy F-16 jets that are slated for retirement, Defense News reported Wednesday. Lara Seligman and Gerard O’Dwyer write that Denmark’s legislature will debate the blueprint for close to a month before the country …

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BAE Systems, Partners Test Missile System for Typhoon Aircraft; Alberto Gutierrez Comments

BAE Systems, Eurofighter and Cassidian have completed the first phase of flight tests for a long-range missile system on a Eurofighter-built aircraft. The demonstration team first assessed the flutter and air data system using an updated instrumented production aircraft 2, BAE Systems said Thursday. Alberto Gutierrez, CEO of Eurofighter, said …

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BAE to Test Typhoon Fighter Jet Goggles

BAE Systems has started to test night vision goggles for the Typhoon fighter jet, built by a consortium of companies including BAE and EADS. The tests at BAE’s Warton, U.K. facility are intended to evaluate the FENN NG2000Ti goggles‘ ability to give pilots X-ray vision at night, BAE said Thursday. According …

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