UK Typhoon fleet to get new networked simulators in 2022
22 October 2021
by Tim Ripley
UK Eurofighter Typhoon pilots can begin using a new networked simulator system at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire from next August, as part of the first stage in a transformation of the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) approach to simulation and training.
The first of 10 new Typhoon simulators are slated to be up and running as part of a GBP220 million Typhoon Future Synthetic Training (TFST) programme being led by BAE Systems Air Sector.
Jez Milne, the company's head of Operational Training Delivery, told
Berlin Security Conference 2021: ESG to adapt Israeli combat cloud for Germany
25 November 2021
by Gareth Jennings
The already operationally proven OPAL combat cloud will form the basis of the NEOS system that ESG is to develop for Germany. (IAI via Janes/Gareth Jennings)
Elektroniksystem und Logistik (ESG) is to adapt an operationally proven Israeli combat cloud to the needs of the Bundeswehr, the German electronics and mission systems specialist announced on 24 November.
Roxel has built and tested prototypes of a novel Coanda TVC nozzle. (Roxel/MBDA)
Rocket motor manufacturer Roxel has developed and demonstrated a novel thrust vector control (TVC) nozzle that seeks to exploit the Coanda effect to achieve deflection.
Prototyped and tested as part of the French/UK Materials and Components for Missiles Innovation Technology Partnership (MCM ITP) programme, the TVC nozzle device has completed cold gas firings to demonstrate performance capability. Hot gas trials are planned to follow.
The Power of Geography: A conversation with Tim Marshall
In this episode of the Janes podcast, Tim Marshall, journalist and author of The Power of Geography, in conversation with Terry Pattar, examine how our politics, demographics, economies and societies are determined by geography.
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