TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance-critical applications, today announced it has been awarded a contract from BAE Systems for the design, development and qualification of a DC-DC Converter to support project Tempest. Harnessing TT’s extensive engineering capabilities, this unit will be used within the Flight Control System (FCS), to deliver power conversion functionality to a number of elements within the FCS.
Team Tempest is composed of industry partners including BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Leonardo and MBDA, and is tasked with delivering world firsts in advanced technical capabilities. Working with the RAF’s Rapid Capabilities Office and the UK Ministry of Defence, this industry group is working to introduce the Tempest combat aircraft into service by 2035, replacing the existing Typhoon.
TT Electronics plc (LON:TTG) is a provider of engineered electronics applications for performance-critical applications. The Company works with customers in the industrial, medical, aerospace and defence, and transportation sectors.