Tag: Future Combat Air System

Tempest Vs FCAS: Sixth Generation Fighter Comparison
The Tempest would be more than just an aircraft: when operational, it will boast capabilities far beyond any jet ever built so far. The Tempest sixth generation fighter has moved a step closer to becoming a reality with the confirmation of a partnership deal with Sweden. The aircraft will replace the Royal...
Spain to join France and Germany for FCAS program
Spain, where Airbus's military transport planes are assembled, had sent a letter in December to Paris and Berlin asking to be associated with FCAS project Spain is expected to sign a letter of intent with France and Germany to join the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program. Spain...
Video shows Franco-German Future Combat Air System taking shape
Spain is to join the Franco-German effort to develop Future Combat Air System France and Germany have launched a joint project to develop a next-generation fighter aircraft as part of a wider Future Combat Air System (FCAS). The interesting video in this post features Gareth Jennings, Aviation...
Germany should buy both Eurofighter and F-35 to replace Tornado fighter bombers
"One possible solution could be that the nuclear and conventional roles now both met by the Tornado could be split between a relatively small F-35 fleet and a larger Eurofighter fleet," Douglas Barrie, IISS Douglas Barrie of IISS says Germany needs the F-35 in order to fulfill the nuclear deterrence role under NATO as the Eurofighter is not certified to...