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by Ares
10 Dec 2019, 12:10
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.ft.com/content/a024eeec-1b08-11ea-97df-cc63de1d73f4 The Trump administration is pressuring Japan to choose a US defence company to develop jointly a replacement for its F-2 fighter jets as Tokyo considers a British alternative to cut its reliance on American weapo...
by Ares
16 Sep 2019, 03:15
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Here are some things what can we provide if the gov decide to join Team Tempest; Highest quality and low-cost aerospace-grade carbon fiber(3 Japanese companies(Toray/Teijin/Mitsubishi Rayon) currently dominate the market.) https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Aerospace-Defense/New-Japanese-carbon-fibers...
by Ares
26 Jun 2019, 17:40
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10857
Views: 989096
Location: Japan

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

As for other opportunities, BAE Systems is watching government-to-government talks between the United Kingdom and Japan on future fighter technologies. The development of the UK's Tempest fighter, in which BAE plays a role, will coincide with Japan's efforts to replace the Mitsubishi F-2 with an ad...
by Ares
27 Mar 2019, 12:10
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

SW1 wrote:It’s a demonstration of the BAE wearable cockpit concept

I've never seen this technology action in such detail. You don't need any display, button whatsoever, just helmet and palm make the entire fighter jet to work! Amazing.
by Ares
26 Mar 2019, 19:37
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Have you guys ever seen the similar scene in this video start in about 1:50 before? Some documentary clip broadcasted by All-Nippon News Network. :p

by Ares
13 Nov 2018, 15:45
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

I want to drop this JNAAM info here since the Tempest would use this missile too. JNAAM will use Ka-band GaN AESA radar made by Mitsubishi Electric as its seeker. (胴径が小型化されたシーカにおいても、現有装備品と同等以上のシーカ探知性能を確保するため、GaNモジュール(※4)を適用することにより小型・高出力化を実現する技術を確立する。 http://www.mod.go.jp/j/approach/hyouka/seisaku/re...
by Ares
23 Jul 2018, 09:22
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Finally, a comment from our government officials. On July 20, Defense Minister Onodera stated at a press conference after the cabinet meeting that the country will continue to consider the possibility of a joint development with the UK, such as the new fighter development program announced at the Fa...
by Ares
13 Jul 2018, 21:44
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1556
Views: 145714
Location: Japan

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft General Discussion

Lockheed Martin officially proposed F-22 + F-35 hybrid plan to the Japanese government yesterday. And looks like Boeing and BAE systems offered F/A-18 and Eurofighter remodeling plans which are kinda disappointing. But the article says that the possibility of the joint development of UK-Japan fighte...

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