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FCAS fighter jet program breaks deadlock with workshare agreement in place

The agreement will allow Germany, France and Spain to move to the next phase of Future Combat Air System (FCAS)
Royal Air Force FCAS illustration Tempest

UK sets sights on 2027 for first combat air system demonstrator...

The UK defense ministry plans to fly the first demonstrator of its Future Combat Air System (FCAS) within the next five years.
A400M launching a remote carrier surrogate drone as part of FCAS trials

Airbus A400M demonstrates airborne drone launch for first time

An Airbus A400M airlifter demonstrated an airborne launch of a drone recently, coming a step closer to offering a vital function for...
Tempest FCAS

Japan, UK reach deal on development of future fighter engine demonstrator

After months of talks, the United Kingdom and Japan have reached an agreement for the collaboration on a future fighter aircraft engine...

FCAS clears major hurdle as German parliament OKs €50B defense spending...

The federal parliament decision will allow Germany to start preparations for Phase 1B and Phase 2 of the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program.

France, Germany Spain reach FCAS agreement

The defense ministers of France, Germany and Spain have reached an agreement on the way forward in the trilateral program to develop...

European aircraft engine majors reach FCAS agreement

The agreement incorporates Spain's ITP into the FCAS program as a main partner of MTU's and Safran Aircraft Engines' new joint venture EUMET.
FCAS sixth-generation fighter concept

EU defense majors starting sensor suite work for FCAS next-generation aircraft

Spain's Indra will lead the effort to incorporate the sensor suite for the sixth-generation aircraft.
Eurofighter remote carrier

In a first, German Eurofighters communicate with wingman drones in live...

German Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon jets recently demonstrated the capability to communicate with and steer "remote carriers" during the Timber Express exercise...
Tempest fighter jet

UK expands Future Combat Air System industry team

The Royal Air Force hopes to introduce the first Tempest fighter to its fleet from 2035.

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