Aeralis has signed an MoU with Thales to develop concepts for a ground-based training and simulation system to compliment United Kingdom’s (UK’s) Tempest future fighter programme.
The two companies will evaluate concepts for a common simulator system that can be used to support all phases in a future flying training system and which could be demonstrated in time for Farnborough 2022, Aeralis said in a statement Monday.
The collaboration will also feature AERALIS and THALES working together on developing the architecture for a future common Information System that will bring together data on student performance, aircraft utilisation and use of courseware to help operators configure and optimise their use of AERALIS to deliver individual training needs.
The MoU provides Aeralis to fastrack the production of their new trainers which adopts a unique modular concept built around a common, long-life fuselage core, end-users will be able to configure their fleet of training aircraft to match the precise needs of their trainee pilots at any point in time - from Basic through to Lead-In fighter training.
Saab has said that it has got offers to partner from both the United Kingdom-Italian Tempest fighter jet program and Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program. However, the Swedish company has not decided on which of these two consortiums to join
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has used Italtels Transportable Data Centers at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC – ITA) for the first time during the “Summer Tempest - Eagle Meteor 2016” training exercise. The exercise, which brought together several armies from member countries of the Atlantic Alliance, was managed by the NRDC-ITA, stationed in Solbiate Olona, the company announced today
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The Swiss Army has selected Thales Skyview airspace surveillance and flight operations system for its Air 2030 procurement programme, clinching the deal after defeating its competitors- Raytheon and Saab. The programme includes contracts for the purchase of around 40 new fighter jets, a ground-based air defence system and radar
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