80 per cent operational readiness, better than any other combat aircraft in-service with the Luftwaffe; 16 Eurofighter deployed to Decimomannu, Sardinia 300 people ; involved in the exercise, of which 19 pilots, 8 instructors, 5 operational pilots, 6 pilots in training, of which 4 were in transition from the Tornado. The focus: high value air combat training. That is, in short, the 2010 summer deployment of the Luftwaffe Eurofighters from JG 73 ("S") in Laage, Rostock, on the Baltic coast.
Another keystone in the life of the largest European industrial collaborative programme. Friday 9th of July EADS Defence & Security's facilities in Getafe, Spain, celebrates the delivery of the 300th right Eurofighter Typhoon wing.
The Italian Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons demonstrated exceptional operational availability during a recent deployment for an Autonomous Air-Combat Manoeuvring Instrumentation campaign, to Decimomannu, Sardinia.
The Spanish Air Force have reached a key milestone as their Eurofighter Typhoon fleet achieved 10,000 flying hours. The event was marked in a ceremony held at Morón Air Base, in Southern Spain, hosted by Base Commander for Morón and Squadron 11, Colonel Francisco Javier Fernández Sánchez.
The Grosseto based 4th Air Wing of the Italian Air Force got off to a flying start this January by setting a new record. The wing achieved 200 sorties and amassed 260 flying hours in January, 130 of which were accomplished during the last week of the month.