BAE Systems Tempest mock-up at Warton. Under concept development by Team Tempest, the eventual air vehicle remains officially unnamed. What chance that the RAF's next fighter is christened Tempest?
The new 'Tempest' was revealed as part of a new national Combat Air Strategy on Farnborough's opening day
The full-size concept model for the next-generation Tempest fighter unveiled at Farnborough International Airshow in July 2018.
Current thinking is that by 2040 the Typhoon fleet will be approaching its out-of-service date, with the prospect of its successor, the Tempest, being optionally manned.
Макет истребителя шестого поколения «Темпест»
Looking every inch the 'sixth-gen' fighter, the Tempest mock-up includes a planform reminiscent of the F-117A, with a sawtooth trailing edge, trapezoidal twin tails and F-35-style engine intakes.
A BAE Systems computer-generated concept of the Team Tempest Future Combat Air System. The aircraft is shown launching 'swarming' mini-UAVs.
The Tempest sixth-generation fighter concept is planned to replace the RAF's Eurofighter Typhoon fleet from the late 2030s.
The image shows one vision of the future; a Tempest fighter and a production operative controlling production via a networked tablet.
Another CG concept of the Future Combat Air System, this time showing a production line for Tempest fighters. BAE Systems aims to employ advanced manufacturing capabilities, including robotic and cobotic (collaborative robot) assembly.
An idea of how the future cockpit could look in the Tempest programme, with holographic displays and interactive modelling.
An infographic of the Team Tempest Future Combat Air System concept.