An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption

Challenge/Domain
Challenge: 
Protecting the environment and the energy supply
Domain category: 
Operational Concept
Enabler
Enabler: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define air vehicle systems of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Cluster of enablers: 
An extraordinary technological effort to define the air vehicles of the future that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Capability
Capability: 
To design other on-board systems that minimise environmental impact and energy consumption
Sub capability: 
To define Communication systems capable of supporting high bandwith to enable continous mission optimisation for minimum environmental impact
R&I needs: 
- Develop permanent high throughput Ground-Aircraft communication means including GNSS
Achievements
2020: 
* Wideband wireless airport connectivity
2035: 
* Seamless communications capability for optimal mission management in all-weather conditions, at lowest cost (Ground to Aircraft, Satellite Comm., Ground infrastuctures, Aircraft-to-Aircraft)

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