ArmChairCivvy wrote:Germany might be tempted to use the Tempest effort/ join it, to up the game from Tr3+ to Tr4?
"Thus any partners might be involved in some, all or just certain aspects of project."
Timmymagic wrote: I suspect they're not really looking much beyond the P1E, AESA and Centurion style upgrades at present for the potential order to replace T1.
Ron5 wrote:What, no stealth?
What, no stealth?
I have to admit the article is disappointing. The site did 3 articles this week with interviews with BAE covering new technologies for land, sea and air and really only scratched the surface using lots of fluff and buzz words.ArmChairCivvy wrote:
A lot of coded messages there, like automated weapon release
"Trusted reasoning: Future combat aircraft will require increases in processing power and novel algorithms to enable rapid decision-making against a range of threats."
Ares wrote:thanks to the high power GaN-based AESA seeker that has very long-range detection capability and very fast throttleable ducted rocket engine, JNAAM can track & kill the low RCS and highly maneuverable targets
US may buy it too since they are struggling to develop the successor AAM to ARMRAAM.
RetroSicotte wrote: The UK is not in the same situation as France and Germany where it is lacking for modern aircraft into the 2040's and onwards, what with F-35. The UK has the time to sit and develop this one.
Lord Jim wrote: As for Tempest or Team Tempest, the Idea of this producing sub systems for the Franco/German project is interesting and would spread the financial load across more nations without trampling on too many toes. These could also migrate to the Typhoon and the UK working with Germany to optimise this platform
ArmChairCivvy wrote:Nicely carrying on from the above (the quote coming in from the carriers & harriers, sorry: CVF & JSF thread):
"Lord Jim wrote: As for Tempest or Team Tempest, the Idea of this producing sub systems for the Franco/German project is interesting and would spread the financial load across more nations without trampling on too many toes. These could also migrate to the Typhoon and the UK working with Germany to optimise this platform
It should be remembered that it was only Merkel ( in Germany's national interest... code for "sovereign capability"?) and the German Gvmnt's shareholding that stopped the BAE aerospace interests from being merged with those over there
... there is an industrial logic at work here; it can - and will - come out in different manifestations
SW1 wrote:I think find themselves becoming more detached from the supporting cast
SW1 wrote:pretty set until the mid 2030s so we have some time to consider the options
SW1 wrote:As we move into a more contested air environment the fastjets [...] may be required to operate a swarm of perhaps expendable uav and conduct non traditional fastjet missions.. It may perhaps be worth looking at adding a second crew member back into the cockpit think growlers given the complexity of the likely environment.
shark bait wrote:instead its more likely we will see AI taking the second seat to help control the pilots work load
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