Airbus to lead Eurofighter radar integration effort

Airbus has been contracted to develop, supply and integrate 115 Captor-E electronically scanned array (E-Scan) radars for the German and Spanish Eurofighter EF-2000 multi-role fighter fleets.

D-Day: Aerial Armada

Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day

Germany approves Tornado HUD upgrade

The Budget Committee of the Deutschen Bundestages (the legislative arm of the German Parliament) has invested in digitising the head-up display (HUD) of the Luftwaffe’s (German Air Force’s) Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR fleet.

Luftwaffe’s first A350 breaks light

The first Airbus ACJ350-900 XWB for the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) has been rolled out of the company’s production facility in Toulouse, France.

Boeing/Sikorsky compete for German CH-53G replacement

US-based manufacturers Boeing Defense and Sikorsky have placed bids to provide the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) with its next-generation heavy-lift helicopter.

Airbus unveils Eurofighter ECR concept

For the first time, Airbus has announced details of a new concept for the Eurofighter, which will see the multi-role fighter introduce an electronic combat role (ECR) variant.