BAE Systems

Embraer’s electric taxi firm Eve unveils plans to list, announces new orders

Embraer’s urban air mobility unit Eve will list on the New York Stock Exchange in a deal valuing it at $2.9 billion...


BAE Systems’ air sector business boosted by Typhoon contract wins

BAE Systems says its air sector is growing this year, boosted by Typhoon contract wins and F-35 production...


Joint Qatar-UK squadron receives first Qatari Hawk trainer

A first Hawk trainer aircraft of the Qatar Emiri Air Force joined the new Joint Qatar Emiri Air Force-RAF Hawk Training Squadron....


Royal Navy Hawk trainer jet crashes, two pilots eject

  A Hawk trainer jet crashed near the Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose in Cornwall. Both pilots ejected and were transported to a hospital....


Lockheed, Boeing, BAE offer support for Japan fighter development

Three foreign companies have answered the tender launched by the Japanese Ministry of Defense to assist Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in the development of the country’s sixth-generation stealth fighter, the F-X. The three manufacturers in question are Boeing and Lockheed Martin from the United States and BAE Systems in the United Kingdom....


After 22 years in skies, CityJet farewells last BAe Avro RJ85

Irish regional airline CityJet (WX) retired its last British Aerospace Avro RJ85 jet named “Great Blasket Island” after 22 years of active operations. The last departure of the jets brought to the end its involvement with the Irish wet-lease air carrier....


BAE’s surveillance pseudo-satellite completes endurance trials

BAE announced that their Persistent High-Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35), a drone capable of loiter for up to one year in the upper atmosphere, has completed critical endurance trials in a harsh simulated environment....


Tempest fighter program gears up with new partners and investment

The Tempest program took a huge step forward with two almost-simultaneous announcements from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and the Swedish manufacturer Saab....


Indonesian Air Force Hawk 209 crashes in residential area

An Indonesian Air Force BAe Hawk Mk 209 light attack aircraft crashed in the Riau province of Indonesia, on June 15, 2020. The pilot managed to eject from the aircraft....


PHASA-35, BAE alternative to satellites, completes maiden flight

PHASA-35, a solar-powered unmanned aircraft developed by BAE Systems and Prismatic, took off for a first test flight from the Woomera test site of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in South Australia. The high altitude long endurance (HALE) drone is presented as a cheaper and more flexible alternative to satellites....