Eurofighter Typhoon

By Tony Osborne
The UK RAF will need to seek weapons with ranges of up to 1,000 mi. if it is to keep ahead of “pacing threats,” a senior officer has suggested.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
Italy could join Germany and Spain in making a top-up order for the Eurofighter combat aircraft, industry officials have said.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The company is exploring how its Medulla research project could boost the computing power of the mission systems of the Hawk.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Tony Osborne
BAE Systems has been awarded one of the first contracts to mature technologies to support the development of the Eurofighter’s Long-Term Evolution.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
MBDA Storm Shadow air-launched cruise missiles are at the heart of a major new transfer of defense equipment to Ukraine pledged by the UK.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
An economic impact study a base and growth scenario to study the benefits of the program on the economies of partner countries.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
NATO has marked 20 years since establishing its Baltic Air Policing mission.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Saab will supply its Arexis sensor suite to equip a fleet of German Air Force Eurofighters for the suppression and destruction of enemy air defense mission.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Tony Osborne
Digitalization and development of space and cyber are the heart of Leonardo’s restructuring and growth, CEO Roberto Cingolani says.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Emirati defense group Edge has teamed with Spain’s Indra to create a “major industry player” in the development and production of radar systems in the UAE.
Sensors & Electronic Warfare

By Tony Osborne
The use of uncrewed systems by Ukraine is inspiring nations including the UK to make major investments in drone capabilities.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Major programs have buoyed BAE Systems to a record order backlog of more than £69 billion ($87.1 billion), the company has reported.
Supply Chain

By Thierry Dubois
The Italian government says the project threatens the country’s defense and national security, as Microtecnica is a supplier of the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
Government-to-government discussions about a potential Saudi Typhoon order are ongoing.
Supply Chain

By Tony Osborne
Ankara finally secures approval for new F-16s, but Athens will receive the long-desired F-35 first.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Government-backed export campaigns, weapon packages and a clear development road map are steering Rafale to export success.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Engineers from BAE Systems and Leonardo have installed the prototype Radar 2 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar onto a Eurofighter Typhoon.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Graham Warwick
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Could the opening to Saudi Eurofighter sales also pave the way for an A400M deal?
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Qatari Eurofighter Typhoons are operating with Pakistani Chengdu J-10Cs in the first military drills bringing the two canard fighter types together.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Key figures in Germany’s government have signaled that Berlin will no longer oppose a British sale of Eurofighters to Saudi Arabia.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
An agency of Italy, Japan and the UK will run the Global Combat Air Program, supported by a yet-to-be formed industrial joint venture.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Despite the conflict in Gaza, the Middle East’s military modernization is continuing.
Missile Defense & Weapons

By Tony Osborne
Rearmament in Europe is focused on strengthening combat and support aircraft capacity and ground-based air defenses.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Matthew Jouppi, Sterling Richmond
Aviation Week has assembled this guide to some of the most important contests that are unfolding between 2024 and 2033.
Budget, Policy & Operations