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2035 as a Hard Target for the Trilateral Global Combat Air Programme

Main Image Credit Fit for the future: the new GCAP programme will integrate efforts from the UK-led Tempest project. Image: Defence Imagery / MOD News Licence

At the end of 2022, the governments of the UK, Italy and Japan announced their intention to jointly develop a sixth-generation fighter jet. A recent meeting of industry and government experts convened by RUSI shed some light on the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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Trevor Taylor

Professorial Research Fellow

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Isabella Antinozzi

Research Analyst, Defence, Industries and Society

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