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.

Team Tempest: An opportunity to develop the next-generation Combat Air systems

UK and Italian industry to partner on Tempest

UK and Italian industry to partner on Tempest

At DSEI 2019, leading UK defence companies (BAE Systems, Leonardo UK, Rolls Royce and MBDA UK), together with key Italian Industry players (Leonardo Italy, Elettronica, Avio Aero and MBDA Italy) announced their intent to partner on the Tempest programme by signing a Statement of Intent.

UK and Sweden partner on future combat air

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt and her Swedish counterpart Peter Hultqvist have signed a landmark agreement committing both governments to work on a joint combat air development and acquisition programme, including the development of new concepts to meet both nations’ future requirements.

UK and Sweden partner on future combat air

Tempest Career Opportunities

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.

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.

Generation Tempest

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