FARNBOROUGH, UK, 17th July 2014: Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH today (July 17th) confirmed that NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, has placed an order with it to integrate the Storm Shadow long range attack missile onto the Eurofighter Typhoon.
Farnborough, United Kingdom: The UK Defence Minister, Philip Dunne MP gave his support to the Eurofighter Typhoon Programme on Wednesday (16th July), when he gave the opening address at a major capability briefing aimed at evidencing exactly why the aircraft will play a major role as a backbone aircraft for the armed forces for many years to come.
The Eurofighter Typhoon Programme has achieved a series of notable milestones with the aircraft racking up 250,000 Flying Hours, resulting in 500,000 engine flying hours for the EJ200 engine, across six Air Force fleets. At the same time, the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force (UK RAF) has confirmed its Typhoon Fleet has now reached 100,000 Flying Hours.
Innovative AESA radar reconfirms Eurofighter as most advanced swing-role/multi-role aircraft available on the market Eurofighter GmbH and Euroradar, together with BAE Systems, have delivered and installed the latest generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) Captor-E radar on an operating Instrumented Production Aircraft (IPA) for flight testing.
The first Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 made by Partner Company Alenia Aerrmacchi has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft performed "very well," according to Alenia Aermacchi test pilot Mario Mutti. The multi-role jet flew for about an hour. “All flight controls were exercised with the systems and aircraft performing as expected,” said Captain Mutti.
A Eurofighter Typhoon belonging to the Bavarian Tigers, part of the Luftwaffe Eurofighter fleet, has been awarded the top prize for ‘Best Painted Aircraft‘ at this year’s NATO Tigermeet in Germany. The stunning 'Tiger Typhoon' clinched the international award at the event in Schleswig, North Germany.
“It is with great regret that Eurofighter learned yesterday, 9th June 2014, of the tragic loss of Capitán Fernando Lluna Carrascosa of the Spanish Air Force, when the Eurofighter Typhoon he was flying crashed close to the Moron Air Force Base in Spain shortly after 1400hrs Central European Time.
BERLIN, GERMANY: Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH chose the 2014 ILA Berlin Air Show to unveil details of a major capability enhancement package which secures the Eurofighter Typhoon’s position as the most powerful and reliable swing-role/multi-role combat aircraft currently available.