Raytheon and Leonardo have decided not to jointly pursue the U.S. Air Force Advanced Pilot Training program, known as T-X.
The companies released the following statement Wednesday, "In February 2016, Raytheon and Leonardo announced their intent to team on the T-X pursuit. While we remain confident that the T-100 is a strong solution, our companies were unable to reach a business agreement that is in the best interest of the U.S. Air Force," said B.J. Boling, Raytheon spokesperson. "Consequently, Raytheon and Leonardo will not jointly pursue the T-X competition."
Boeing and its partner Saab AB have unveiled their two production T-X aircraft for the US Air Force trainer competition in September last year. The Boeing T-X aircraft has one engine, twin tails, stadium seating and an advanced cockpit with embedded training. The system also offers state-of-the-art ground-based training and a maintenance-friendly design for long-term supportability.
T-X will replace the Air Force’s aging T-38 aircraft. Initial operating capability is planned for 2024.
Apart from Boeing-Saab, Lockheed Martin-KAI team is offering T-50A. BAE systems is teaming with Northrop Grumman and L-3 systems for a new aircraft to offer to the US. Raytheon-Leonardo and CAE were offering T-100 based on M-346 design.
Defense contractors Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and Sierra Nevada have been put into competition against each other to build the US Air Forces $16.3 billion T-X trainer
Boeing and its partner Saab yesterday completed the first flight of their all-new T-X single-engine fighter trainer airplane, which is designed specifically for the U.S
Boeing and its partner Saab AB have unveiled their two production T-X aircraft for the US Air Force trainer competition. The aircraft revealed Tuesday is an all-new aircraft designed specifically for the U
Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries have completed the initial test flight of its second T-50A configured aircraft in Sacheon, South Korea. The T-50A is the companys aircraft offering in the US Air Forces Advanced Pilot Training (APT) competition, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Lockheed Martin has conducted an initial flight test of its T-50A jet aircraft. The newly configured T-50A is a variant of the T-50 developed by Korea Aerospace Industries and Lockheed Martin
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Boeing and partner Saab have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft designed specifically for the US Air Force $16.3 billion advanced pilot training requirement
Leonardo DRS has selected a location in Tuskegee, Alabama to set up a new aircraft manufacturing facility to produce its T-100 integrated jet training system should it be selected by the U.S
Textron will not be offering its Scorpion jet for the US Air Force $16.3 billion T-X trainer competition
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