A contract worth more than a million Euros will provide advanced Eurofighter Typhoon simulator visual systems to the Royal Air Force.

BAE Systems has awarded the contract toEsterline to provide advanced Eurofighter Typhoon simulator visual systems, based in Kortrijk, Belgium, further strengthening a relationship spanning more than 10 years on Typhoon synthetic training systems.

Esterline will deliver two ultra-modern visual systems into the Eurofighter Typhoon simulator facilities at RAF Lossiemouth, in Scotland, UK, by the end of this year. The new systems will provide air force pilots with high performance, high fidelity visual systems as they prepare for operational deployments around the globe.

Esterline has previously been contracted to supply simulation equipment to aid both Eurofighter Typhoon and Hawk fast jet trainer pilot training.

BAE Systems is supporting the UK Government in offering the Eurofighter Typhoon as an advanced, multi-role combat aircraft solution to Belgium as part of the Air Combat Capability (ACCap) program.