UK awards 250 million pound contract to progress Tempest fighter jet project

Britain awarded a 250 million pound ($349 million) contract to assist progress Tempest, its venture to construct a brand new fighter jet which is led by BAE Systems with assist from Rolls-Royce, Leonardo and different companions.

BAE signed the contract on Thursday, which formally marks the beginning of the programme’s idea and evaluation part.

Britain desires the brand new jet to interchange the Eurofighter Hurricane from 2040 whereas additionally preserving Britain’s impartial army jet functionality and offering expert jobs.

“The funding introduced in the present day marks a vital subsequent step for the programme and, with our companions, we’ll work collectively to outline the technical and functionality necessities and develop the idea which can convey Tempest to life,” stated BAE System’s air sector managing director Chris Boardman. | UK awards 250 million pound contract to progress Tempest fighter jet venture


TaraSubramaniam is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. TaraSubramaniam joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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