BAE SYSTEMS AT FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL 2002 – Pavilion OS15
19 Jul 02. The BAE SYSTEMS Pavilion (OS15) at FI2002 is a clearly marked building, located on the former Radar Terrace, showing on two floors, some of the world’s most advanced aircraft, aerospace and defence systems. The BAE SYSTEMS Pavilion will also house AMS and Astrium, while Eurofighter and MBDA have co-located pavilions.
At Farnborough 2002, Eurofighter Typhoon will take part in the flying display as will the Company’s Hawk Lead-in Fighter demonstrator aircraft. The Eurofighter full-scale replica will be shown for the first time with conformal tanks, and it, Hawk and the Gripen replicas will also be shown with cockpit demonstrators. Nimrod MRA4 and JSF will be central to the Air Systems presentation in the main stand area.
Air Systems employs 10,000 people on four key military aircraft businesses ) Eurofighter, Nimrod, Hawk and JSF) with a new Business unit focussing on future concepts and systems.
Avionics will be demonstrating the breadth of its capability with the upgraded Mi-24 Hind cockpit on display for the first time at Farnborough. The upgrade features a multi-sensor turret, digital mission displays and map, electronic warfare systems and a FLIR. The Striker helmet and Eurofighter pilots, helmet, recently awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, will also be on display on the Eurofighter stand. The Eurofighter defensive aids suite, EuroDASS, will be on show next to the static Eurofighter. A range of active pilot inceptors will also be displayed – Avionics will supply the stick and throttle for the Lockheed Martin F-35. BAE SYSTEMS will also launch at Farnborough its first e-scan radar, the maritime surveillance Seaspray 7000E. Avionics will additionally be displaying the SEGWAY human transporter, recently introduced in New York City, that at its core contains technology provided by our silicon gyro.
Future Carrier is the project to design and build two aircraft carriers that will form the heart of the UK’s future Force Projection capability, to enter service in 2012 and 2015. The BAE SYSTEMS Future Carrier Team’s Farnborough display emphasises the importance of systems integration within the Future Carrier platform and of inter-linking to the Force Projection System of Systems. Future Carrier will emphasise BAE SYSTEMS knowledge, skills and experience in UK defence Prime Contracting and the qualities of the international team assembled. The display includes an audiovisual presentation which will feature new animations and imagery of the BAE SYSTEMS Future Carrier and its innovative features.
Customer Solutions & Support, BAE SYSTEMS £2.5bn support, services and solutions business, operates at every level of the support spectrum. It manages major international prime contracts such as the Al Yamamah programme. At the opposite end of the spectrum it provides flexible support and service packages, including a wide range of flying and technician training, aircraft and ship support, manpower and consultancy services and facilities management.
C4ISR will be featuring a +Capability Kitchen, reflecting how the company and its partners focus the spirit of innovation in the field of defence electronics to provide network-centric capabilities to international customers. The Kitchen will comprise presentations on all levels of the technology chain, from systems
solutions in the digitized battlespace to the application of cutting-edge techniques to enhance the performance of civil technologies applied in the military domain. Typical offerings include applying the principles of quantum cryptography, the use of chaos theory in communications, computer-based collaboration between unmanned aerial vehicles in mission planning and BAE SYSTEMS, involvement in emerging theatre-wide C4ISR solutions.
BAE SYSTEMS North America will feature innovative solutions, technologies and capabilities that meet our customers’ needs for land, sea, a