BAe Replica / FOAS
Страна: Великобритания
Год: 2018

The full-scale test aircraft known as Replica on the BAE Systems radar measurement range at Warton in Lancashire on February 28, 2014.
Nightjar is a highly-sensitive test-bed for future unmanned air vehicles. This photograph shows a radar cross-section test being carried out on a Nightjar body with (pointed) radome. Air intakes can also be tested on this RCS rig.
Although Britain holds a clear lead in European military aircraft and defence systems, there is still a need to ensure that government support, in the light of the so-called 'peace dividend', does not slip below a critical mass. One of Britain’s most important future projects, the Future Offensive Aircraft System, is represented here by a BAE concept.
Так британские конструкторы видят свой "мини-стратегический" ударный самолет, разрабатываемый в рамках программы FOAS. Пилотируемый вариант...
... и беспилотный вариант