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  1. Live and virtual environments shape the future air combat training
  2. Protecting pilots’ eyes from laser attacks
  3. Farnborough International Airshow 2018: the future of flight
  4. Defence solutions march on scene at IFS World Conference
  5. The $1 trillion question: is the F-35 project too big to fail?

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October’s top news stories

US DoD and Lockheed cut F-35 price under $11.5bn deal, US approved $3.5bn sale of 16 H-47 Chinook helicopters to UK, and production began on Qatari Amiri Air Force’s Typhoon fighter jets. Airforce-Technology.com wraps up key headlines from October 2018.

Live and virtual environments shape the future air combat training

Air combat and the aircraft, weapons and equipment pilots use to pursue air superiority are changing rapidly. Accordingly, the methods and tools armed forces use to train pilots need to keep pace with the technology and a step ahead of enemies. The recent Farnborough Airshow showcased various components of the holistic approach making this happen, from training schools through simulation to making in-combat training more realistic.

Protecting pilots’ eyes from laser attacks

Laser attacks on pilots, although not new, are growing in frequency and severity around the world. Andrew Tunnicliffe talks to BAE Systems’ Dr Mark Bray about the risks they pose and how technology can help protect pilots’ eyes.

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