Future Combat Air System
How will Tempest push the UK further into the digital air combat age?
AirForces Monthly explores the key digital characteristics of Tempest, the UK’s next-generation combat aircraft
System of systems could bankrupt Tempest
The UK’s Tempest programme which aims to have a next generation fighter and supporting assets in service from 2035 could see spiralling costs if it takes a narrow system of systems approach.
nEUROn completes fifth flight test campaign
Dassault Aviation’s nEUROn has completed its fifth flight test campaign, continuing to support the development of the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, or FCAS).
Safran provides FCAS engine details
French-based engine manufacturer, Safran, has released details about the powerplant that will be employed by the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF/Future Combat Air System, FCAS).
Demonstrator phase launched for European FCAS
The French, German and Spanish governments have awarded the initial framework contracts (Phase 1A) to a consortium of companies, launching the demonstrator phase for the Système de Combat Aérien du Futur (SCAF, or Future Combat Air System – FCAS).
Modern Air Combat
An interview with Matt Wagner, Senior Producer...