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Farnborough 2014 AirShow News Coverage Report - Pictures - Video
 
 
 

Agusta Westland AW101 helicopter Personnel Recovery - Special Forces variant HH-101A CAESAR 2007141

Agusta Westland AW101 helicopter Personnel Recovery - Special Forces variant HH-101A CAESAR
 

At Farnborough 2014 AirShow, AgustaWestland presents its AW101 configured for Personnel Recovery and Special Forces missions, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”. In February 2014, AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company has announced that the first HH-101A “CAESAR” for the Italian Air Force made its maiden flight. According to AgustaWestland, first and the second aircraft will be delivered in the last quarter of 2014.

At Farnborough 2014 AirShow, AgustaWestland presents its AW101 configured for Personnel Recovery and Special Forces missions, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”. In February 2014, AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company has announced that the first HH-101A “CAESAR” for the Italian Air Force made its maiden flight. According to AgustaWestland, first and the second aircraft will be delivered in the last quarter of 2014.

 

MBDA Storm Shadow missiles to be fitted to RAF Typhoon following £120 million agreement

MBDA Storm Shadow missiles to be fitted to RAF Typhoon following £120 million agreement
 

Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air to surface capabilities, is 1 of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is capable of defeating various targets including bridges, airfields, harbours and parked aircraft. The missiles, produced by MBDA, have previously been deployed on Tornado GR4 aircraft during operations over Iraq and Libya. These will now be fitted onto Typhoon Tranche 2 and 3 aircraft ready to enter service with the RAF in 2018.

Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air to surface capabilities, is 1 of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is capable of defeating various targets including bridges, airfields, harbours and parked aircraft. The missiles, produced by MBDA, have previously been deployed on Tornado GR4 aircraft during operations over Iraq and Libya. These will now be fitted onto Typhoon Tranche 2 and 3 aircraft ready to enter service with the RAF in 2018.

 

Swedish Company SAAB presents Gripen NG Next Generation fighter at Farnborough 2014 AirShow 1807141

Swedish Company SAAB presents Gripen NG Next Generation fighter at Farnborough 2014 AirShow
 

At Farnborough 2014 AirShow, the Swedish Company SAAB presents a mockup of its Gripen NG (Next Generation). The Gripen NG takes the tried and tested elements of the Gripen design and improves on these during the creation of a new aircraft with a more powerful General Electric F414G engine with the ability to supercruise. Its redesigned airframe operates at higher weights, allowing more fuel and weapons to be carried.

At Farnborough 2014 AirShow, the Swedish Company SAAB presents a mockup of its Gripen NG (Next Generation). The Gripen NG takes the tried and tested elements of the Gripen design and improves on these during the creation of a new aircraft with a more powerful General Electric F414G engine with the ability to supercruise. Its redesigned airframe operates at higher weights, allowing more fuel and weapons to be carried.

 

Thales unveiled the new FreeFall Lightweight Multi-role Missile (FFLMM) at Farnborough 2014

Thales unveiled the new FreeFall Lightweight Multi-role Missile (FFLMM) at Farnborough 2014
 

Thales unveiled a new precision-guided air dropped munition, the FreeFall Lightweight Multi-role Missile (FFLMM) during the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The FFLMM is a precision-guided glide munition. It contains the same sophisticated warhead as Thales's existing LMM, but is approximately half the size and weight because it does not incorporate a rocket motor.

Thales unveiled a new precision-guided air dropped munition, the FreeFall Lightweight Multi-role Missile (FFLMM) during the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The FFLMM is a precision-guided glide munition. It contains the same sophisticated warhead as Thales's existing LMM, but is approximately half the size and weight because it does not incorporate a rocket motor.

 

Turkish T129 ATAK combat helicopter first flight demonstration at Farnborough 2014 AirShow 1707141

Turkish T129 ATAK combat helicopter first flight demonstration at Farnborough 2014 AirShow
 

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is showcasing its T129 ATAK attack helicopter for the first time at Farnborough International Airshow. The T129 attack helicopter ATAK, which is co-produced by Italy’s AgustaWestland and the TAI, is scheduled to showcase three flights as part of the program.

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is showcasing its T129 ATAK attack helicopter for the first time at Farnborough International Airshow. The T129 attack helicopter ATAK, which is co-produced by Italy’s AgustaWestland and the TAI, is scheduled to showcase three flights as part of the program.

 

Snecma (Safran) and Rolls-Royce Welcome Joint Combat Engine Studies Progress

Snecma (Safran) and Rolls-Royce Welcome Joint Combat Engine Studies Progress
 
Snecma (Safran) and Rolls-Royce have welcomed the signature by the British and French Governments of a new Programme Arrangement which allows them to continue design work on engines for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS), an unmanned combat air vehicle.
Snecma (Safran) and Rolls-Royce have welcomed the signature by the British and French Governments of a new Programme Arrangement which allows them to continue design work on engines for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS), an unmanned combat air vehicle.
   

Textron Airland is showcasing for the first time its Scorpion aircraft at Farnborough 2014

Textron Airland is showcasing for the first time its Scorpion aircraft at Farnborough 2014
 

Textron showcases for the first time its new Scorpion at the Farnborough International Air Show from July 14 to 20. The aircraft is being developed for use as a jet trainer, surveillance platform or light strike aircraft.

Textron showcases for the first time its new Scorpion at the Farnborough International Air Show from July 14 to 20. The aircraft is being developed for use as a jet trainer, surveillance platform or light strike aircraft.

 

Farnborough 2014: Thales’s Scorpion HMSD selected by Airbus Helicopters

Farnborough 2014: Thales’s Scorpion HMSD selected by Airbus Helicopters
 

Thales’s Scorpion Helmet Mounted Sight and Display (HMSD) System was selected by Airbus Helicopters for production and integration into its future Helicopter Weapons Systems, following a full and open competition.

Thales’s Scorpion Helmet Mounted Sight and Display (HMSD) System was selected by Airbus Helicopters for production and integration into its future Helicopter Weapons Systems, following a full and open competition.

 

Farnborough 2014: US Air Force awards Raytheon $80 million for MALD-J

Farnborough 2014: US Air Force awards Raytheon $80 million for MALD-J
 

Raytheon Company announced during the Farnborough 2014 International Airshow that it has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software.

Raytheon Company announced during the Farnborough 2014 International Airshow that it has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software.

 

Airbus Defence and Space displays for the first time Atlante UAS at Farnborough 2014 1407141

Airbus Defence and Space displays for the first time Atlante UAS at Farnborough 2014
 

A next generation unmanned vehicle called the Atlante that has been developed by Airbus Defence and Space to the same standards as manned aircrafts will be on static display in the UK for the first time at Farnborough 2014. The Atlante UAS has obtained a Cat 2 system certification which enables it to fly over segregated areas and so can operate in civil airspace.

A next generation unmanned vehicle called the Atlante that has been developed by Airbus Defence and Space to the same standards as manned aircrafts will be on static display in the UK for the first time at Farnborough 2014. The Atlante UAS has obtained a Cat 2 system certification which enables it to fly over segregated areas and so can operate in civil airspace.

 

Durable market presence and innovation are Airbus Helicopters focus at Farnborough 2014 1307142

Durable market presence and innovation are Airbus Helicopters’ focus at Farnborough 2014
 

Airbus Helicopters’ Farnborough International Airshow participation will emphasize the company’s long-standing commitment to the U.K.’s civil and military markets through its diversified helicopter product line, along with the company’s innovation for further improvements in rotorcraft performance, efficiency and reliability.

Airbus Helicopters’ Farnborough International Airshow participation will emphasize the company’s long-standing commitment to the U.K.’s civil and military markets through its diversified helicopter product line, along with the company’s innovation for further improvements in rotorcraft performance, efficiency and reliability.