Esterline's Kortrijk-based subsidiary to supply screens to the Royal Air Force


The Belgian subsidiary of the American visualisation specialist Esterline, based in Kortrijk, will supply advanced technology to the training centre of the Royal Air Force.

Specifically, the company will supply two ultra-modern screens which will be used in the Eurofighter Typhoon simulator, which is one of the potential successors to our F-16 fighter planes. Pilots preparing for international operations will be able to make use of reliable, high-performance, and cost-efficient Belgian-made technology.

The British-based BAE Systems, world leader in the area of defence, security and aviation, and in the running to supply the replacements to our F-16s, has awarded the contract, which is worth millions, to the Kortrijk-based subsidiary. The contract highlights the importance of the long-established relationship between British and Belgian industry. According to Anthony Gregory, Campaign Delivery Director at BAE Systems, Esterline primarily won the contract due to the outstanding quality of its screens, which meet the high standards of the Royal Air Force.