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Intel Briefing: Future Combat Aircraft Sixth and Last Gen?

06 January 2020
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This is an extract of a 60 minute live webcast available to subscribers of Jane's Intelligence Centres. Jane’s provides a series of regular 60 minute webcasts on a variety of defence and security topics. These briefings provide you with the opportunity to listen to the latest insights from our analysts. The fighter aircraft concept is progressively moving away from a manned-only platform, morphing into a network of manned and unmanned capabilities, and sensors, all actively cooperating to defeat an adversary (a system of systems).This future combat system will demand a multi-domain approach, fusing counter-air, attack and ISR capabilities within a highly contested environment. This briefing will provide an overview of current developments for the 6th generation of fighter aircraft. Specifically, experts will cover: -An overview of the characteristics of the next generation fighter, focussing on the teaming with unmanned aircraft and the broader future combat system concept. - An overview of the key active programmes for 6th generation fighter aircraft capabilities. - An analysis of the potential market for 6th generation fighters between 2020 and 2050, based on current aircraft demand and recapitalisation trends.





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