As the Nordic nation considers a replacement for its existing fighter squadrons, partnership with the U.S. offers more than a capable platform.
The UK is considering how to integrate more autonomous systems into carriers to increase combat radius and lethality.
Senate appropriators demand Air Force transition plan for adaptive engine technology.
The U.S. Air Force’s premier fighter development program calls for disrupting the aerospace business models.
British-Italian agreements call for alignment on Eurofighter upgrades, and the creation of industrial and collaborative frameworks to work on Tempest.
Budget request proposes setting up a program office and launching development—but does not yet estimate costs for the coming year.
TyTAN has reduced Typhoon operating costs by nearly 40%; BAE believes it could achieve similar savings on the F-35.
BAE’s Tempest factory will say goodbye to jigs and tooling in favor of introducing robots, digital twins and joining methods.
European militaries are poised to welcome the delivery of 326 F-35 fighters in 2019-29 and are continuing to buy Saab Gripens, Dassault Rafales and Eurofighter Typhoons.
Commonality and advanced technology in its future F-16 force will compensate Taiwan for the long wait in placing an order.