QinetiQ has announced a five-year £127 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to provide engineering services for the Typhoon combat aircraft.

The contract is to provide a range of services for Typhoon, from planning and acceptance through to regulatory assurance, trials support and optimisation of in-service capability. QinetiQ would also provide expertise to the Typhoon radar development programme and data analytics for operational missions.

The contract was won through the engineering delivery partner (EDP) framework – with QinetiQ’s total orders achieved through EDP since inception now exceeding £500m.

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