FCAS

France, Germany, Spain finally reach agreement on FCAS demonstrator

France, Germany, and Spain announced they reached an agreement regarding the demonstrator of the Future Combat Air System program....


Safran, MTU and ITP finalize future European fighter engine agreement

The engine manufacturers Safran, MTU Aero and ITP reached an agreement to jointly develop and build an engine for the Future Combat Air System program....


FCAS: Airbus warns Dassault “there is no plan B”

Heard by the French Senate regarding the FCAS program, the heads of Airbus said a plan B was not realistic and urged Dassault to find an agreement....


FCAS: Dassault ready for “plan B” if cooperation with Airbus fails

During a hearing with the French Senate, Éric Trappier, CEO of Dassault Aviation, detailed the concessions made for the FCAS program and hinted at a “plan B.”...


Safran contracted to speed up 6th generation fighter jet engine development

Safran was contracted by the French Ministry of Armed Forces to develop high-performance turbine materials for the FCAS program....


FCAS: Last chance meeting for European fighter jet

French and German manufacturers involved in the Future Combat Air System reportedly met in Paris to decide the fate of the program....


FCAS: the Franco-German fighter jet program on the edge?

After the latest Franco-German Council on defense, doubts regarding the FCAS fighter jet project have emerged on both sides of the Rhine...


Airbus Spain enters Future Combat Air System program

Spain signed several framework contracts regarding the Future Combat Air System (FCAS), the joint combat “system of systems” program it entered with France and Germany....


French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will have nuclear-powered successor

Emmanuel Macron confirmed that the French Navy would build a nuclear-powered successor to the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle....


Indra to lead FCAS new generation sensors design

Indra, along with Thales and the consortium FCMS, received the green light to begin the concept study of the Future Combat Air System sensors....