Aviation News: Sweden joins to British next-generation fighter programme



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Sweden joins to British next-generation fighter programme
The Telegraph on Friday has reported that Sweden will be first partner nation in the British Tempest programme to build a next-generation fighter jet.

a telegraph run Friday had reported that Sweden will be first partner nation in the British tempest program to build a next-generation fighter jet Richmond steam tempest program to build a new fighter jet has moved a step closer to getting into the air with Sweden poised to announce it has signed up as the project's first international partner according to The Telegraph a future combat air system called The Tempest is a joint project with british aerospace companies by systems plc rolls-royce Holdings plc MBDA UK Limited and anglo-italian firm leonardo spa the tempest program aims to harness and develop UK capabilities that are critical for next generation next-gen combat air capability and to retain the uk's position as a globally competitive leader through understanding of future concepts technologies and capabilities a future combat air system must be able to survive the most challenging combat environments meaning that payload range speed and manoeuvrability will be key Britain officials say that they expect that the system will be equipped with a range of sensors including radio frequency active and passive electro-optical sensors and advanced electronic support measures to detect and intercept threats the system is likely to operate with kinetic and non kinetic weapons the integration of laser directed energy weapons for self-defense and use within visual range combat is also highly likely the ability to deploy and manage air launched swarming unmanned air vehicles UAV through a flexible payload Bay allows the system to address dangerous anti-access area-denial environments air forces of the future will require a fighter system but is highly flexible and can be applied to a wide variety of military operations operators will have the ability to rapidly adapt the system to perform new functions or to change its performance according to the Telegraph next-generation jet planned to be in service in 2035 has aimed in maintaining Britain as a world power and military aircraft you

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