PARIS AIR SHOW 2013 - Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH has today signed a weapon system integration contract with NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, to facilitate and secure integration of MBDA’s Meteor Beyond Visual Range Missile system.
EUROJET Turbo GmbH, the European consortium behind the EJ200 engine project, celebrates the delivery of its 1000th EJ200 production engine. The landmark engine was assembled at the facilities of Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A. (ITP) in Madrid, Spain and delivered to the Spanish Air Force on the 23rd May, 2013 to power the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.
On Friday May 31st Eurofighter honoured the 75th Anniversary of the 36th Italian Air Force Wing by presenting to its X Squadron, declared combat ready on Typhoon, with a special Eurofighter Sword to a ceremony at the unit’s base in Gioia Del Colle, Italy.
The shareholder representatives of the Eurofighter consortium have appointed Alberto Jose Gutierrez Moreno as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH and Maurizio De Mitri, who is currently Senior Vice President Military Aircraft Sector at Alenia Aermacchi, as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board with effect from 1 June 2013.