Alenia Aermacchi, in collaboration with BAE Systems and Cassidian, its Panavia consortium partners, has delivered the first upgraded Tornado ECR (Electronic Combat/ Reconnaissance) to the Italian Air Force. Alenia Aermacchi, as technical and program leader, is in the process of… Continue reading
Panavia Aircraft GmbH has signed a major contract with NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to upgrade the Tornado jets in Italy
On 21st February 2013 the MET 27 contract was signed between NETMA, represented
by the General Manager, Jesus Prieto Pinillos, and Panavia, represented by the
Managing Director, Dr. Welf-Werner Degel. The agreement demonstrates a
commitment by all parties in achieving… Continue reading
Following agreement between the Governments of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom, under the Saudi British Defence Co-operation Programme, Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a contract to provide support for engines powering the Royal… Continue reading
Farnborough, United Kingdom; BAE Systems has delivered an Urgent Operational Requirement to the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) to help Tornado pilots identify friendly forces.
The equipment is a high-tech helmet system which projects data in front of the pilot’s… Continue reading
•Tornado combat aircraft fleet to remain serviceable until beyond 2025
•New operational capabilities after ASSTA 3.0 upgrade
At the end of June, Cassidian delivered the first two Tornado aircraft upgraded to the new ASSTA 3.0 (Avionics System Software Tornado Ada)… Continue reading
New study contract will look at sustaining the Royal Air Force’s Tornado aircraft.
A new six-month study contract known as Tornado Project Quest will look at the future sustainment requirements for the UK’s Tornado fleet.
The majority of work for… Continue reading
BAE Systems has delivered an Urgent Operational Requirement to the Royal Air Force (RAF) that helps its Tornado pilots identify friendly forces.
The equipment is a high-tech helmet system which projects information in front of the pilot’s eye allowing instant… Continue reading
- Capability enhancement trials fully on schedule
- Delivery to German Air Force planned mid-2012
- Tornados remain in service until beyond 2025
CASSIDIAN has reached an important milestone in the delivery of the latest capability standard ASSTA 3.0 (Avionics System Software Tornado… Continue reading
A Dutch F-16 fighter intercepted two Russian TU-95 Bear aircraft flying into the Dutch NATO zone this afternoon.
The Quick Reaction Alert caught up with the Bears at the border of the area The Netherlands is responsible… Continue reading
An Airbus Military A330 MRTT Future Strategic Transport Aircraft (FSTA) for the UKÂ´s Royal Air Force has successfully completed its first contacts with a Tornado fighter.
The two aircraft performed a series of dry contacts, by day and night, in… Continue reading