Undergraduates will be able to gain experience
in one or more of three functional teams:

  • The Concepts Team identifies and defines potential future weapon system concepts, based on anticipated customer requirements and promising future technologies
  • The Operational Analysis Group is concerned with quantitative and qualitative assessment of weapons system options in warfighting scenarios, developing the tactics for future weapons and generating evidence to support high level decision making.
  • The Battle Modelling Group develops and uses a suite of mathematical modelling and simulation tools, including an air combat flight simulator

Potential tasks will generally require attention to detail as well as some ‘big picture’ thinking and could include:

  • Gathering information, setting up and running models and analysing the output
  • Development of software or spreadsheet based modelling tools
  • Self-managed research on a specified topic
  • Participation in a wide range of analytical studies

Enjoy a challenge

As an enthusiastic problem-solver who likes variety and enjoys a challenge, you can expect to contribute to a number of projects during the placement.

Academic Qualifications

Suitable degrees: Maths, Physics, Systems Engineering, Aerosystems Engineering or Similar

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