Paris Air Show 2019: A German consortium for the FCAS
Several German companies team up within the FCMS consortium to participate to the development of the Future Combat Air System.
On June 19th, on occasion of the 53rd edition of the Paris Air Show, several German companies have announced their partnership during a consortium about the FCAS program. Hensoldt, Died Defence, ESG and Rohde & Schwarz will cooperate within the Future Combat Mission System (FCMS) Consortium. “This consortium will provide valuable contributions to fulfill the operational needs of the FCAS program on sensor/effector mission system level” explain the stakeholders. Besides, the ambition is to make appear new know-hows and technologies within the German industry and thus allowing the integration of new solutions with the technology used by the European air forces.
Hensoldt congratulates the collaboration between German manufacturer actors. Celia Pelaz, Head of the Spectrum Dominance and Airborne Solutions Department said: “Hensoldt is convinced that the combination of the outstanding individual competences in the areas of sensors, effectors, communication and mission systems within this consortium will provide valuable contributions to fulfill the operational needs of the military actors under the FCAS program”.