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Messaggio da spiridione » 1 ottobre 2014, 12:49

Ma... leggere un po' il thread prima di postare???? :shock: Il Cardinale lo ha già scritto!!!! :x
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Messaggio da richelieu » 1 ottobre 2014, 14:18

spiridione ha scritto:Ma... leggere un po' il thread prima di postare???? :shock: Il Cardinale lo ha già scritto!!!! :x
Che ci vuoi fare?
Sembra essere una sua abitudine ..... non è la prima volta ..... :wallb:
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Messaggio da FAS » 1 ottobre 2014, 14:53

maxiss ha scritto:Salve signori,
È notizia di oggi il putiferio scoppiato oggi in Germania sui difetti di fabbrica causati dalla Bae Systems sulla produzione mondiale dei typhoon. Il problema riguarderebbe il non rispetto delle specifiche di progettazione sui fori nella fusoliera, e adesso staremo tutti a dover ridurre le ore di volo per non avere danni strutturali.
La Germania ha già sospeso le consegne.
Ne sapete di più? Chi mastica tedesco??
produzione mondiale?.....durante la notte sono aumentate le nazioni che lo utilizzano?
la BAEs ha causato difetti di fabbrica.....?
quali sarebbero le specifiche non rispettate?
quali fori di fusoliera?
quali ore di volo riducono?
che danni strutturali limiti riducendo le ore di volo?

hai mai sentito parlare di effetto Schaub Lorenz alles farben?
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Messaggio da richelieu » 4 ottobre 2014, 20:27

Da 'DefenseNews' ..... qualche ulteriore dettaglio sul problema che affligge i 'Tifoni' .....

"Manufacturing Fault Suspends Typhoon Deliveries to Germany, Italy, Spain" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/article/2014 ... taly-Spain

..... e da 'Jane's' .....

"Eurofighters hit by manufacturing issue" .....
http://www.janes.com/article/44037/euro ... ring-issue
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Messaggio da richelieu » 19 ottobre 2014, 0:15

La RAF ha i più avanzati .....
Typhoon fighters equipped with a package of new capabilities have entered operational service with the Royal Air Force.
BAE Systems, a partner in the Eurofighter consortium that builds the Typhoon, said Friday that the first 15 of the RAF aircraft fitted with what is known as the Phase 1 Enhancements Package (P1E) are now in service.
Fonte ..... "British RAF Now Flying Improved Typhoon Aircraft" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/article/2014 ... n-Aircraft

BaeSystems ..... "Royal Air force now flying their most advanced fighter jets ever" .....
http://www.baesystems.com/article/BAES_ ... qqfkm5k3_4
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Messaggio da richelieu » 29 ottobre 2014, 18:24

Problemi ispanici .....

"Only 6 of Spain's 39 Eurofighter Jets Can Fly" .....
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Lond ... urofighter

El Confidencial Digital ..... "España sólo tiene operativos 6 de sus 39 Eurofighter" .....
http://www.elconfidencialdigital.com/de ... 63065.html

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Messaggio da FAS » 31 ottobre 2014, 8:16

La forza aerea spagnola non si é mai dimostrata matura per l'utilizzo di questa piattaforma.
Lo hanno dimostrato gli incidenti degli ultimi anni ed una innata incapacitá nel mantenere la macchina aeronavigabile.

Questa affermazione copre tutte le discipline coinvolte nella gestione della macchina e parte dalla forza aerea e si estende all'industria spagnola in termini di customer support. (Ripercusioni si sono viste anche sulle flotte delle altre nazioni del consorzio).

Stupide decisioni di gestione hanno portato alla cannibalizzazione della macchina piuttosto che al organizzazione di una precisa strategia di logistica integrata dei componenti.

In piu invece di supportare il ciclo di vita della flotta si é preferito "dirottare" il budget su altri progetti meno importanti.

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Indonesia ..... il 'Consorzio' presenta un'offerta .....
Eurofighter is holding out the possibility of Indonesia assembling the Typhoon if the Southeast Asian nation acquires the fighter in an anticipated upcoming competition.
The four-nation consortium is beating the drum for a possible Typhoon sale on its first official appearance at the Indo Defence show, which opens in the capital Jakarta Wednesday.
Fonte ..... "Eurofighter Eyes Typhoon Sale, Assembly in Indonesia" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/article/2014 ... -Indonesia

Il comunicato di 'Eurofighter Consortium' ..... http://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-eve ... pas-landas
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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 10 novembre 2014, 13:37

Considerazioni sui typhoon austriaci:

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Messaggio da richelieu » 10 novembre 2014, 14:03

MatteF88 ha scritto:Considerazioni sui typhoon austriaci:
Situazione deprecabile ..... nonché deprimente ..... :(

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Messaggio da richelieu » 19 novembre 2014, 19:11

Fusse che fusse la vorta bbona .....
Eurofighter partner nations Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK have agreed to complete the development and integration of an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for the Typhoon.
Announced following a four-nation ministerial meeting held at Selex ES’s Scotland site in Edinburgh on 19 November, the development will lead to the completion of work on the Euroradar consortium’s Captor E-Scan.
Approval of the €1 billion ($1.2 billion) deal via the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency follows an in-principle agreement linked to a “Radar 1+” configuration announced by the parties at the Farnborough air show in July.
Fonte ..... "AESA radar deal lifts Eurofighter sales prospects" .....
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... ts-406257/

Dal Consorzio ..... "EUROFIGHTER AND NETMA SIGN ONE BILLION EURO RADAR CONTRACT" .....
http://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-eve ... r-contract
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Messaggio da ELTAR » 19 novembre 2014, 19:52

richelieu ha scritto:
MatteF88 ha scritto:Considerazioni sui typhoon austriaci:
Situazione deprecabile ..... nonché deprimente ..... :(
Si... Però una piattaforma come il Typhoon può effettivamente essere difficile da gestire da una forza aerea come quella austriaca, che ha gestito fino "a due ore fa" F-5 e prima ancora Draken... Per quanto possa valere concordo con le conclusioni dell'articolo, almeno dal punto di vista operativo... Una soluzione all'italiana come la formula peace caesar sarebbe stata forse la migliore ( e sono sempre convinto che sia stato il migliore affare che la difesa italiana abbia mai fatto da quando esiste... e probabilmente che farà mai)
Ho pianto, ho riso... Ho fatto scelte sbagliate, altre giuste... Sono amico di molti, voglio bene a pochi, non odio nessuno... Parlo poco ma dico sempre quello che penso... Qualcuno mi vuole bene, altri mi detestano... Pazienza è la vita!

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Messaggio da richelieu » 20 novembre 2014, 14:27

Anche 'Jane's' riporta la notizia dell'avvenuta firma del contratto riguardante il radar AESA 'Captor-E' ..... e così la commenta .....
The progression of the Typhoon's AESA radar development is a solid step in the right direction, but for the partner nation's militaries it still falls short of an actual production order for the aircraft type.
It remains to be seen then when any of the Eurofighter partner nations may choose to stump up the cash to retrofit their existing Typhoons with the Captor-E capability.
The contract is nevertheless of great importance to the aircraft's opportunities on the export market.
It had previously been perceived that some potential buyers of the Typhoon were being put off by the thought of potentially having to fund the integration of the AESA onto the aircraft.
With AESA integration now fully funded by the Eurofighter partners and the programme making visible steps forward, any potential customer concerns over the future of AESA on Typhoon will now have been removed.
L'articolo ..... "Eurofighter nations sign EUR1 billion AESA integration contract" .....
http://www.janes.com/article/45918/euro ... n-contract
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Messaggio da Valerio Ricciardi » 20 novembre 2014, 15:05

FAS ha scritto:La forza aerea spagnola non si é mai dimostrata matura per l'utilizzo di questa piattaforma.
Lo hanno dimostrato gli incidenti degli ultimi anni ed una innata incapacitá nel mantenere la macchina aeronavigabile. (...)
...ma stiamo parlando della Spagna, mica del Burkina Faso... :shock:

presumo tu sia serio e documentato, ovviamente
Che le cose siano così, non vuol dire che debbano andare così. Solo che, quando si tratta di rimboccarsi le maniche e incominciare a cambiare, vi è un prezzo da pagare, ed è allora che la stragrande maggioranza preferisce lamentarsi piuttosto che fare.
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Messaggio da richelieu » 20 novembre 2014, 15:23

Valerio Ricciardi ha scritto:
FAS ha scritto:La forza aerea spagnola non si é mai dimostrata matura per l'utilizzo di questa piattaforma.
Lo hanno dimostrato gli incidenti degli ultimi anni ed una innata incapacitá nel mantenere la macchina aeronavigabile. (...)
... ma stiamo parlando della Spagna, mica del Burkina Faso... :shock:

presumo tu sia serio e documentato, ovviamente

Considerando chi lo a scritto ..... c'è da credere che lo sia ..... 8)
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Messaggio da JT8D » 24 novembre 2014, 20:52

Riguardo l' Eurofighter e i recenti incontri tra i Ministri della Difesa delle quattro nazioni partner sul futuro del programma, riporto dal Portale:

http://www.md80.it/2014/11/24/eurofight ... isteriali/

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CFT ..... per la RAF le priorità ora sono ben altre .....

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The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) does not consider the installation of conformal fuel tanks to extend the range of the UK's Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as a top priority, according to its commander, Air Commodore Philip Beach.
Writing in the service's official annual review published at the start of December, Air Commodore Beach put bringing air-to-surface capability on line as his top priority because of pressure to exploit it in current operational tasking .....
Fonte ..... "UK downplays conformal fuel tanks for Eurofighter Typhoon" .....
http://www.janes.com/article/46665/uk-d ... er-typhoon
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L'ora del 'Meteor .....
Fresh live-firing trials with MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile have been conducted in the UK using a development example of the Eurofighter Typhoon.
“The trials further developed and tested the integration of the missile with the [Typhoon] weapon system, as well as expanding the jettison envelope by conducting firings at different attitudes and speeds,” BAE Systems says.
Fonte ..... "Meteor firing trials go active with Typhoon" .....
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... on-406948/

Il comunicato ..... "FURTHER METEOR FIRING TRIALS BEGIN FOR TYPHOON" .....
http://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-eve ... or-typhoon
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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 dicembre 2014, 11:35

Il punto sui nuovi armamenti missilistici ..... stando a quanto riporta "Second Line of Defense" .....

"Expanding the Effects of the Eurofighter: Missile Modernization" .....
http://www.sldinfo.com/expanding-the-ef ... rnization/

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Messaggio da richelieu » 14 dicembre 2014, 23:43

Verso un accordo col Bahrain .....
Hopes of Britain selling Typhoon combat jets and other defense and security equipment to Bahrain have been buoyed by a deal between the two countries to extend Royal Navy facilities at the Mina Salman naval base in the Arabian Gulf, industry executives and analysts said.
Fonte ..... "UK-Bahrain Base Deal Could Lead to Typhoon Sales" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/article/2014 ... hoon-Sales
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Ai comandi del simulatore ..... con uno sguardo al futuro .....
ANALYSIS: We check out Eurofighter's P1E upgrade in simulator .....

In mid-November 2014, Flight International was given the opportunity to visit BAE Systems’ facility at Warton in Lancashire, to be briefed by its Eurofighter Typhoon chief test pilot Mark Bowman and project manager Luke Dickson about the successful introduction and first deliveries to the Royal Air Force under the Phase 1 Enhancement (P1E) programme.

Describing the Eurofighter’s Phase 1 to 4 enhancements (P1E-P4E) process in absolute detail can be complex, as they overlay the Tranche 1, 2 and 3 production standards delivered to the four core partner nations: Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
They are then divided into phased sub-parts, and have various additional ‘Block’, ‘Drop’ and other further minor upgrade designations within these.
Therefore, only the description of P1E-P4E will be used as a reference in this review.

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To undergo flight testing this year, the P2E phase will add the Storm Shadow and Meteor missiles to Eurofighter.
(BAE Systems)


While the focus for our visit was on the P1E activity, we also covered BAE’s ongoing P2E programme – with flight testing to be carried out throughout this year – and its plans with regard to the future P3E and P4E phases.
Contract signatures regarding the last two of these are expected to be secured in the first quarters of 2015 and 2016, respectively.

The UK Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) of 2010 laid down various capability milestones, including for its Interim Force 2015 and Future Force 2020 requirements.
In essence, the Royal Air Force’s Tranche 2 (T2) Typhoons upgraded via P1E will meet the earlier objective, set for 1 April, and T2/T3 aircraft with P2E and P3E enhancements installed will satisfy the latter.

A subsequent P4E standard will take the Typhoon beyond 2020, and towards its out of service date.
The latter is broadly planned for 2030, but with aircraft deliveries still continuing, the type’s useful life could easily be extended significantly beyond that point.

The RAF’s T1 fleet number will decline starting from 2016, as the service’s earliest Typhoons head towards an out of service date during 2019.
This step will leave the UK with a planned combined total of 107 T2/T3-standard aircraft from that point onwards.
The nation’s Panavia Tornado GR4 force also has had its out of service date set for 2019, so its T2 P1E Eurofighters will now start to become the deployable standard.
Approximately 26 aircraft upgraded to the new standard had been delivered to the RAF by late last year.

P1E firmly anchors the start of the Typhoon’s upgrade path for the next 15-20 years for the UK, and also defines its planned overlap with the introduction of the RAF and Royal Navy’s Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and an unmanned Future Combat Aircraft System now being jointly developed with France.

“The platform you have now is the springboard for the future,” says Bowman.

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Our evaluation was conducted using BAE's active cockpit rig for the multirole type.
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The UK Ministry of Defence is committed to developing Typhoon through the P3E and P4E programmes.
Some of these upgrades are UK only, however, in agreement and co-operation with the other three partner nations, those retain the future option to buy in to those parts of the work that might suit their individual needs.

One of the main aspects of the P1E project is the full integration of Raytheon Systems’ Paveway IV 226kg-class (500lb) precision-guided bomb onto the Typhoon.
Providing pilots with selectable guidance modes between laser, global positioning system and an inertial measurement unit, plus new electronics for fuzing options and anti-jam modes for the weapon, this allows the aircraft to engage at least four ground targets simultaneously with up to six bombs.
The new standard also completes the full integration of Rafael’s Litening laser-designation pod, plus upgrades to the aircraft’s Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) and its wing pod-mounted Defensive Aids Sub-System (DASS).
For other users also to receive the P1E enhancement, it also provides full functionality with the Diehl BGT Defence IRIS-T short-range air-to-air missile.

Now an active programme, the P2E phase will integrate MBDA’s Meteor beyond visual-range air-to-air missile and the same company’s Storm Shadow cruise missile.
The subsequent P3E activity will integrate its Brimstone system, with Spear 3 to follow – which is also slated for use with the UK’s F-35Bs.

If contracted as expected, a P3E-standard Typhoon delivered to the RAF in 2018 could be configured with a weapons mix drawn from two short-range ASRAAM missles, four Meteors, two Storm Shadows, six Brimstones (on a pair of triple-round launchers), four Paveway IVs (on two double-store launchers), two external fuel tanks and a targeting pod. This will represent a very powerful multi-role combination.

“A subsequent retrofit of the Euroradar Captor E active electronically scanned array [AESA] will further strengthen Typhoon’s potency,” says BAE.
To replace the mechanically-scanned Captor M radar on T3 aircraft, the AESA sensor is also to be offered as a modernisation option for T2 examples.
Operational flight testing is expected to start in 2016.

Further ahead, P4E would look to give the Typhoon further capabilities, such as a full stand-off-range reconnaissance capability in extension to that presently provided by the Tornado-carried UTC Raptor pod.

“I am very positive about where we’re going with the aircraft, and the development plan,” says Dickson.

The UK’s next SDSR will occur this year, along with a general election in May.
Tension over events in Ukraine and the ongoing chaos in the Middle East mean that there should be a real focus within the review about the capabilities of its Joint Expeditionary Force Concept.
Under that construct, the Typhoon must play an essential and pivotal role in providing any Allied Force Commander with the multi-role attack options needed against any potential threat armed with sophisticated and modern weapons.

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A central aspect of the P1E project is full integration of Raytheon Systems' Paveway IV.
(BAE Systems)


My evaluation of P1E standard took place using BAE’s active cockpit rig (ACR) for the Eurofighter, and was overseen by Steve Nuttall, one of the company’s senior Typhoon cockpit engineers.

The ACR is BAE’s simulator tool for Typhoon Mission System cockpit, software and display development.
The fixed-base device sits within a semi-hemispherical dome visual system and its indicated performance replicates the real aircraft.
Flight Control System development work takes place inside another engineering simulator at Warton.

Because of International Trade in Armament Regulations restrictions, I was only able to evaluate an unclassified version of P1E.
However, the simulator evaluation would still grant me the ability to realistically answer two test objectives: how effectively can the Typhoon, with a P1E baseline, fight within a simultaneous air-to-air and an air-to-ground scenario, and how easily can it ‘swing’ between these roles?

Replicated in the simulator, the Typhoon’s cockpit is wide, roomy and uncluttered.
The hands on throttle and stick (HOTAS) controls are easy to manipulate, and group 12 switches on the throttle – primarily for weapons and sensor control – and 10 on the stick, mainly for aircraft control and weapons release.
The head-up display (HUD) has a field of view of over 40˚, and is the widest HUD I have ever evaluated.
Directly below it is the ‘eye-level’ Multifunctional Information Distribution System datalink message display and control panel, and below that, the indications for the aircraft’s two Eurojet EJ200 turbofan engines.
The three principal head-down display screens are all 6 x 6” in size and each has sets of large, multi-mode push buttons along the screen base and sides.
To the left hand side of the glareshield is the main data entry panel, and below that, the weapons control panel.

In the air-to-air mode, the left-hand side screen is typically used as a B-scope, showing a fused sensor picture, including radar, MIDS and infrared search and track (IRST) information in azimuth.
The right-hand screen shows the air picture in elevation, while the central one acts as a tactical (real world) map.

I was highly impressed by the ease and rapidity with which targets could be identified individually after each had been broken out from within a group of even eight or more targets, and then assessed in terms of range and altitude and sorted in terms of hostile/unknown/friendly classification, placed in descending threat priority and then engaged in sequence.
A stick-mounted mode button allows for instant toggling between radar-homing medium- and infrared-homing short-range air-to-air missiles and gun.

The HUD symbology (fast jet format) was very well mechanised, easy to scan and also easy to interpret, with the aircraft’s own flight and energy indications grouped primarily to the left and information on targets primarily grouped to the right.
The display shows symbology of when the target is within missile capability range (aided by a ‘growl’ for infrared missile lock) and accompanied by HUD indications of ‘SHOOT’.

The Eurofighter’s IRST system is also seamlessly coupled to the radar to increase detection capability, and displayed against the target symbols for situational awareness as to which sensor (or both) had detection.
I found the direct voice input function to be another superb piece of man machine interface.
It takes some initial getting used to in terms of spoken format, but once mastered it is a very real combat aid for a pilot.

My only regret in the air-to-air mode was that the aircraft does not have an integral nose-mounted electro-optical sensor to complement the IRST for stealthy long-range visual target identification.
BAE notes, however, that the system can be used in this context when a laser designation pod is fitted.

Engaging up to eight target aircraft was as simple as pulling the air-to-air trigger as many times.
The Typhoon made the complex geometry of high/low/widely split air-to-air missile combat and the engagement of multiple, simultaneous targets, seem a very simple task indeed.

During the air-to-air scenarios, a further of the Eurofighter’s advantages was constantly evident; the aircraft has simply staggering levels of performance in terms of excess energy.
For example, at around 5,000ft, at mid fuel weight, external combat fuel tanks and eight missiles, in full reheat at 530kt (980km/h) indicated air speed, with full back stick sustaining 9g in a level turn, the aircraft was still accelerating at approximately 2-3kt/sec.

In the air-to-ground mode, the left-hand screen is retained as an air-to-air picture, the middle screen as a tactical ground situational display with planned route and planned target map and the right-hand screen as the targeting and laser designation pod image, or swapped to/from the DASS display if required.
The principal weapon type was the Paveway IV, with a typical ballistic launch envelope of the aircraft at around 20,000ft and 500kt.
The Litening pod was also easy to manipulate to change the designation of the precise impact point at the target, and the display had superb image resolution.
The pod was normally coupled to the radar, but could be decoupled to operate independently.

The HUD showed a rectangular ‘kill box’ when the selected weapon had the required probability of kill and a visual indication of ‘PICKLE’.
I found the presentation of weapon combinations on the multiple mode keys – for target number, sequence, guidance modes, bombs per target etc – and the selection changes that needed to be made in case the target priorities changed prior to a planned attack on the left hand glareshield was not immediately intuitive, as I had never sat in a Typhoon cockpit before.
However, once programmed it was then shown to be simple to engage up to four ground targets with up to six bombs using various guidance methods and effect options for each individual weapon.

Whenever required, given the air situation, with one push of a stick-mounted HOTAS key, the Typhoon was instantly reconfigured back into the air-to-air mode, and ready to engage airborne threats.
This shows that the aircraft processes extreme lethality in either role.

The final part of the evaluation involved wearing the Striker 1 helmet-mounted display (HMD) system, which is planned to be superseded by the enhanced Striker 2.
The combat advantages and increase in situational awareness that this level of advanced HMD bring to a pilot are truly revolutionary – so much so that it is hard to express the combat potential that it represents for the future of combat aircraft.

By wearing an HMD, a pilot is completely freed from using the cockpit displays, both head up and head down, and puts air and ground targets into their real spatial orientation, along with all the information linked to them.
The technology also brings the ability to cue air-to-air and air-to-surface weapons off-boresight, simply by looking at a target. At the same time, it also allows an operator to retain full flight awareness.

Add to this mix future developments to the HMD such as colour symbology, 3D helmet audio, eye scan technology and improvements in direct voice input, then this display technology will be one of the key elements in not only the Typhoon’s own future combat effectiveness, but also when it is being flown within and controlling future mixed fleets of manned and unmanned combat aircraft.

My short simulator sessions easily answered my two set objectives.
Anchored by P1E, the Eurofighter’s pending AESA radar, the Striker 2 HMD and the aircraft’s massive inherent energy performance, the Typhoon is now focused properly on its planned upgrade path to marry unmatched lethality in both the air-to-ground and air-to-air roles.
Additionally, the Tranche 2 and 3 models can now ‘swing’ between either combat role and back again with the push of one HOTAS button, and be ready to fight instantly in that advanced configuration.

The P1E package properly baselines the Typhoon to fully realise its undoubted combat potential. The RAF is now fielding a true multi-role aircraft that can face any threat out to 2030 or beyond.

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Messaggio da richelieu » 19 gennaio 2015, 21:03

Gli 'Eurofighter' di Vienna 'copriranno' il cielo di Davos ..... in Svizzera ..... :mrgreen:

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Eurofighter Typhoons of the Austrian Armed Forces will be securing the airspace during this week’s World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos.
The organizers expect over 40 heads of state and government, as well as 2,500 other leaders from business and society to convene at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
The aircraft are supporting the airspace surveillance operation "Daedalus 2015" in Austria and contributing to the security of this prestigious conference.
The World Economic Forum takes place from 21 to 24 January at the prominent ski-resort.
Fonte ..... "Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos" .....
http://www.eurofighter.com/news-and-eve ... 5-in-davos

E meno male che non hanno richiesto i nostri ..... :tongue:
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Messaggio da richelieu » 21 gennaio 2015, 18:20

Alla spagnola Indra un contratto per lo sviluppo del radar AESA 'Captor-E' .....
Spanish company Indra has secured a €90m contract to develop the new radar system Captor-E for Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role combat aircraft.
As a member of the Euroradar consortium, the company will support the development of Captor E-Scan active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar for integration into Typhoon.
Fonte ..... "Indra wins contract to develop new radar for Eurofighter Typhoon" .....
http://www.airforce-technology.com/news ... on-4493305
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I 'Typhoon' della RAF ancora una volta negli Stati Uniti per prendere parte all'esercitazione RED FLAG 15-1 .....
“Typhoon will be operating in a multi-role capacity and this will be the first operational test of its P1Eb upgrade.
It’s also the first time Sentinel has participated in Red Flag and in addition we have a team from 1 Air Control Centre who will provide essential tactical command and control for the whole exercise, supported by experts from the space and cyber domains.”
Fonte ..... "Red Flag Commences" ..... http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/red- ... s-26012015
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Messaggio da richelieu » 22 febbraio 2015, 23:49

Nuovi fondi per l'aggiornamento dei Typhoon .....
The Typhoon combat jet will receive a £165 million makeover with a new package of enhancements that will include integration of the Brimstone 2 missile, representatives of the four-nation program announced on the opening day of the IDEX defense show on Sunday.
The single largest part of the package is the £72 million deal with BAE Systems to complete integration of MBDA's air-to-ground Brimstone 2, which has already won plaudits for its ability to strike small fast-moving targets with low collateral damage during missions in Afghanistan, Libya and now Iraq.
Fonte ..... "Typhoon Set For £165M Upgrade, New Missile" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/story/defens ... /23841671/
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Messaggio da richelieu » 25 febbraio 2015, 9:54

I 'Tifoni' sauditi all'opera .....
Typhoon combat jets flown by the Royal Saudi Air Force have used Paveway IV precision-guided bombs to strike Islamic State terrorists, marking the first time the weapon has been launched in anger from the Eurofighter-built aircraft, according to gulf region sources.
Fonte ..... "Saudi Typhoons Use Paveway IV Bombs on ISIS" .....
http://www.defensenews.com/story/defens ... /23982221/
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Messaggio da richelieu » 26 febbraio 2015, 19:00

Phase 3 capability enhancement (P3E) ..... si va avanti .....
The four Eurofighter programme nations have signed a roughly €200 million ($224 million) contract for a Phase 3 capability enhancement (P3E) package, intended to strengthen the type’s multi-role credentials.
Although signed on the behalf of Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, one of the main elements of the work will be the full integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 air-to-surface missile for the latter’s Royal Air Force.
This activity will be worth £72 million ($111 million) to Eurofighter partner company BAE Systems, which completed a feasibility trial linked to the enhancement late last year.
Fonte ..... "Eurofighter gets close-air support boost with P3E deal" .....
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl ... al-409501/
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Messaggio da richelieu » 7 marzo 2015, 11:26

Dal caldo di 'Red Flag' :hothot: ..... al gelo di 'Western Zephyr' :coldcold: ..... i 'Tifoni' della RAF negli Stati Uniti .....

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Raptors Tangle with Flying Scots .....

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Eight Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4s joined F-22 Raptors at JB Langley-Eustis, Va., for the three-week joint training event Exercise Western Zephyr, RAF officials announced on March 5.
"Training of this nature alongside our allies is essential if we are to keep the RAF at the forefront of combat air power," said deployed boss, RAF Wing Commander Jim Walls.
"The challenging and demanding exercise … will be hugely beneficial to both 6 Squadron and Typhoon Force as a whole," he added in the release .....

http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/exer ... r-05032015

The Typhoons just wrapped up participation in Red Flag at Nellis AFB, Nev., last month, and are developing tactics to integrate with fifth generation aircraft ahead of the F-35's introduction, according to the RAF.
Despite weather that challenged even airmen from the "north of Scotland," the exercise has proved the ability to "operate in extreme climatic conditions," said RAF Squadron Leader Alex Hunter.
Zephyr will culminate in larger-scale exercises with AWACs, and red-force aggressors.
Fonte ..... il 'Daily Report' dell' AFA .....

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RAF Eurofighters at Joint Base Langley-Eustis 03-03-2015 .....
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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 23 marzo 2015, 17:59

Test con il litening e bombe inerti per i Tifoni a Decimomannu, in vista di un possibile futuro da swing-role nell'AMI

http://theaviationist.com/2015/03/23/it ... 0-ote-a2g/


posso dirlo sommessamente? era ora...

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MatteF88 ha scritto:Test con il litening e bombe inerti per i Tifoni a Decimomannu, in vista di un possibile futuro da swing-role nell'AMI

http://theaviationist.com/2015/03/23/it ... 0-ote-a2g/


posso dirlo sommessamente? era ora ...
Mah ..... sulla reale volontà dell' AMI ..... sempre più perdutamente innamorata dello F-35. :love1: . :love4: :love7: ..... di trasformare effettivamente il Tifone in un velivolo multi-ruolo ..... mi permetto il lusso di nutrire qualche dubbio .....

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Messaggio da MatteF88 » 23 marzo 2015, 19:42

L'avevo detto sommessamente.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Magari non lo trasformeranno in un multiruolo, però almeno dargli la possibilità, se serve, di sganciare un paio di pistolotti può essere comoda, immagino ai casi in in cui l'invisibilità dell'F-35 sia non necessaria (che poi a occhio, se non sbaglio, mi sembra che il Tifone possa trasportare maggiore carico bellico anche quando il lightning usa i piloni esterni..)

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Messaggio da spiridione » 24 marzo 2015, 7:49

...ma questo "viziaccio" di far fare agli intercettori i bombardieri e ai bombardieri gli intercettori, ha solo ragioni puramente economiche, oppure è masochismo???? :mrgreen:
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Messaggio da FAS » 28 aprile 2015, 7:29

lo trovo eccitante......superbo....
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Messaggio da richelieu » 28 aprile 2015, 8:35

FAS ha scritto:lo trovo eccitante ...... superbo ....
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