The upgrade was carried out at Airbus facilities in Getafe and involved the introduction of hardware modifications which support the Operational Flight Program 02 (OFP-02) developed by the Armament and Experimental Logistics Centre (CLAEX).
In the two years since its launch TyTAN (Typhoon Total Availability Enterprise) has proved a real success. The availability contract between the MOD, RAF and UK Industry is on track to meet its targets of driving down the cost of support so that the UK can invest in future capability elements.
In August Colonel Gero von Fritschen who is the Commodore based at the Laage Air Base in Northern Germany was proud to announce a special anniversary. The magical mark of 40.000 flying hours was accomplished without any incidents.