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Kuwait Signs Eurofighter Jet Deal

5:05 p.m. EDT April 5, 2016 Kuwait’s delayed deal to buy 28 Eurofighter jets was signed Tuesday, giving the European fighter program a much-needed shot in the arm and providing Italy’s Finmeccanica with its largest contract. Kuwait has ordered its aircraft equipped with an electronically scanned radar, which is being developed for the aircraft but has […]

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FIGHTING TALK

A Brigadier, who led the first Spanish Air Force deployment of Eurofighters on Baltic Air Patrol, was a key speaker at a London Fighter Conference, where he told delegates about the crucial role the Eurofighter Typhoon was playing in protecting national interests, the value of simulation training – and the value of pre-deployment exercises. BRIGADIER […]

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Online availability of ESS new premium gadgets and giveaways

Eurofighter Simulation Systems GmbH (ESS GmbH) in partnership with the Prime Contractor Eurofighter GmbH, plays a major role in the ASTA project and is responsible for the design, development, production and support for all of the non-weapons systems work content. ESS is based in the Munich area of Germany and is a joint venture between […]

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CAE and Eurofighter Simulation Systems renew collaboration agreement on Eurofighter visual systems

7/13/2015 09:00:00 Montreal, Canada, July 13, 2015 – (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE and Eurofighter Simulation Systems (ESS) today announced they have renewed their collaboration agreement related to the provision of visual systems on the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids (ASTA) programme. Under the Eurofighter ASTA programme, ESS serves as the prime contractor […]

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Ein letzter Looping über Las Vegas

Allein der Einstieg ist ein Abenteuer. Denn der funktioniert nicht wie in dem gewohnten Kleinwagen, der die Testpilotin sonst von A nach B befördert. Da ist keine Tür. Zuerst muss man ins Cockpit kraxeln, sich dann auf den Sitz stellen und abschließend die Beine in den Fußraum quetschen. Doch das ist wahrlich noch das einfachste, […]

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Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär Markus Grübel besucht das Taktische Luftwaffengeschwader 74

Neuburg und Lechfeld, 28.08.2014. Der Parlamentarische Staatssekretär bei der Bundesministerin der Verteidigung Markus Grübel besuchte am 27.08.2014 das Taktische Luftwaffengeschwader 74. Besichtigt wurde die bayerische Heimatbasis in Neuburg und der Ausweichflugplatz in Lechfeld. Dort verabschiedete er zusammen mit Oberstleutnant Holger Neumann, dem amtierenden Kommodore des Geschwaders, das Neuburger Kontingent in Richtung Estland. Der Luftwaffenverband wird […]

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Training the Frisian Flag Exercise with ASTA Simulators

  REVISTA DE AERONÁUTICA Y ASTRONÁUTICA / Octubre 2014 / Comandante Juan de Dios Saldaña Molero Friday, December 20th, 2013. Morón Air Base, Group 11, Pilots Club, Christmas informal event. Statement from the Major, Chief of the 111 Squadron to the Head of ASTA: “It seems to be confirmed that we go to the Frisian […]

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Simulatoren in der Luftwaffe EUROFIGHTER ASTA in der Nutzung sowie Ausblick A400M

Guido Sperling / Heiko Koch Pilot betritt den EUROFIGHTER Full Mission Simulator (FMS) (Foto: Luftwaffe/Ulrich Metternich) Simulation und Ausbildung Gibt man in einer Internet-Suchmaschine die Wörter „Simulation“ und „Ausbildung“ gemeinsam ein, erhält man mehr als 2,2 Millionen Treffer. Die Thematik scheint also von großer Bedeutung zu sein. Doch aus welchem Grund? Eine Analyse ergibt folgendes […]

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RAF sets new training balance

Source: Flightglobal, Mar 2014, By: Craig Hoyle As with other advanced fourth-generation fighters, the Eurofighter Typhoon is expensive to buy and fly, meaning that operators must seek to get the best efficiency from their training activities. The Royal Air Force has twice sent some of its Typhoons and Panavia Tornado GR4s to Red Flag-series exercises […]

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ASTA – high-quality, high-fidelity training system for Eurofighter pilots

Col. Andreas Pfeiffer Former Wing Commander FW 74, Neuburg/Germany: “The preparation in ASTA for the Alaska Red Flag exercise was so real, that pilots came back and reported a “déjà vu” already after the first mission. ASTA is best preparation training possible, as close to reality as it can be.” Daniel Kraus Head of Training […]

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