EUROJET, the consortium responsible for the EJ200 engine installed in the Eurofighter Typhoon, today signed the sixth Operational Phase contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to provide continued EJ200 engine support over the next 3 years.
Eurofighter Typhoons of the Austrian Armed Forces will be securing the airspace during this week’s World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos. The organizers expect over 40 heads of state and government, as well as 2,500 other leaders from business and society to convene at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The aircraft are supporting the airspace surveillance operation "Daedalus...
Warton, Lancashire: BAE Systems has completed the first full trial installation of MBDA’s Brimstone missile onto a Typhoon aircraft. The trial fit is an important milestone in demonstrating the integration of the missile with the aircraft and follows the successful completion of an initial £5M study contract awarded to BAE Systems by the UK’s Ministry of Defence earlier this year. The trials are helping to pave the way for Brimstone 2 integration for the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) by 2018.
The Italian aerospace and defence company Alenia Aermacchi, working closely with its Eurofighter partners, has successfully conducted the first release of a Storm Shadow missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of its missile integration programme.
Lancashire, United Kingdom: A Typhoon aircraft has successfully completed the first in a series of live firings of the MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile. This continues the series of trials led by BAE Systems to demonstrate integration of the Meteor missile with Typhoon’s weapon system.
The oldest frontline Royal Air Force squadron in the world achieved another first recently (25 November 2014). No 1(Fighter) Squadron, based at RAF Lossiemouth, successfully released 2 live Paveway IV weapons at Cape Wrath Training Area as part of the Squadron’s task to deliver the latest Typhoon capability upgrade, known as P1Eb.