Team Tempest: Developing a Future Combat Air System

In July 2018 at the Farnborough International Air Show, it was announced that Leonardo would be working with the RAF Rapid Capability Office, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and MBDA as ‘Team Tempest’ to provide the technologies, knowledge, skills and expertise to develop a Next Generation Combat Air System capable of operating in the 2040+ environment.

The contract forms part of the ongoing Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative (FCAS TI) programme and will see Leonardo developing the Sensor and Communications Systems technology for the next generation aircraft.

Ensuring the Future of UK Aerospace

Ensuring the Future of UK Aerospace

Learn more about the active role Leonardo is playing in defining the future capability that will help ensure that the UK remains a world-leader in the combat air sector.

Tempest Career Opportunities

We're looking to attract and develop the next generation of world-leading suitably qualified and experienced personnel for our business to work on the Tempest programme.

Tempest Career Opportunities

Generation Tempest

Generation Tempest

As part of Generation Tempest, the Royal Air Force and its industry partners are committed to promoting the future opportunities available to young people by embracing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.