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Programmes

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TRANSFORMING THE LANDSCAPE

The Eurofighter Typhoon is Europe’s largest defence programme, creating, supporting and sustaining 1,000s of jobs across the continent. Across the supply chain working with Eurofighter has had a transformative effect on businesses of all sizes, including some small micro-businesses, unlocking new opportunities and allowing them to build valuable relationships and share knowledge and experience.Being part of the Eurofighter programme team has allowed UK-based Tier Two supplier PRP Optoelectronics to develop and grow and today it remains an integral part of the business.

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Programmes

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THE PERFECT PARTNERSHIP

The importance of the Eurofighter Typhoon programme on the defence industry supply chain goes beyond the jobs and opportunities it has created. The partner companies manage industry suppliers employing more than 100,000 people across the supply chain, enriching the technology capabilities of the whole European region.The positive economic impact of Eurofighter on its major industrial partners is well-known and documented. However, further down the supply chain working with Eurofighter has had a transformative effect on businesses of all sizes, including some small micro-businesses, unlocking new opportunities and allowing them to build valuable relationships and share knowledge and experience.The result is a strong, integrated supply chain benefiting local economies and eager and well-placed to seize further opportunities.

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Operations

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RAF TYPHOONS DEPLOY TO ROMANIA ON NATO AIR POLICING MISSION

Four RAF Lossiemouth jets have deployed to Romania, where they are carrying out the UK’s pre-planned NATO Air Policing mission on Operation BILOXI.

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Airforces

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TIGER EARNS NEW STRIPES

On May 5, 2021, Germany’s Tactical Air Force Squadron 74 celebrated its 60th birthday. And to mark this landmark anniversary the Bavarian Tigers, who are based in the squadron, have unveiled a specially-painted Eurofighter.

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10 THINGS: THE TACTICAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME

With the help of Maj Pil Daniele ‘Marmo’ Marmiroli, Air to Air Instructor, here’s your guide to the Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) at Albacete Air Base.

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PILOT BRIEF: INTEROPERABILITY

We speak to Eurofighter pilot Daniel Krueger about Interoperability and find out what it is, why it’s important and why it will remain crucial in the future.

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Ejército del Aire on NATO Duty in Romania

On 4th March Spanish Eurofighter jets deployed to Romania for NATO Air Policing duty were scrambled for the first time to investigate suspicious air activity over the Black Sea. Eurofighter World exclusively talked to Ejército del Aire personnel at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base just after they deployed to Romania.

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Airforces

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EUROFIGHTER SQUADRON ASSIGNED TO ITALIAN AIR FORCE 51st WING

The Italian Air Force has officially included the 51° Stormo at Istrana Air Force Base, northern Italy, among the units responsible for national air defence after a Eurofighter fleet was deployed to the base. This deployment brings the total number of operative Eurofighter bases in Italy up to four.

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Programmes

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The European Project

There’s no doubting the impact the Eurofighter Typhoon programme has had on the aerospace industry of Europe. The supply chain sustains the jobs of around 100,000 people, with more than 400 companies directly involved. Find out what that involvement means to individual companies and nations.

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MISSION FUTURE: Eurofighter and FCAS

Raffael Klaschka is a former Typhoon pilot who served in the German Air Force for 18 years. Today Raffael is Head of Strategic Marketing at Eurofighter. In this exclusive article for Eurofighter World he examines Eurofighter's place alongside a next generation fighter in the future operating environment.

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Boost for Partners Across Europe

Supporting the production of up to 38 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the German Air Force under the Quadriga contract is good news for all the Eurofighter Partner Companies. Here we speak to Andrea Thompson, Managing Director - Europe and International, BAE Systems – Air, about what it means for the UK.

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New NETMA GM looking forward to 2021 challenges

In the summer of 2020, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) appointed a new General Manager.

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Weapon System of Choice

The Quadriga deal is a long-term boost for Eurofighter.

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Airforces

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Partners unite behind the Swiss offer

 In November 2020, Airbus and the German government submitted their official offer to the Swiss Federal Office of Armaments for the sale of Eurofighter aircraft to Switzerland. The offer is designed to meet the requirements of the new combat aircraft (Neues Kampfflugzeug - NKF) procurement process implemented by Switzerland to replace its F-5 and F/A-18 fleet with a more modern fleet.

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From Flying Suit to Business Suit: Juan Ramón González Espadas

Eurofighter World has been talking to ex Eurofighter pilots about how they have swapped the cockpit for the office. For the fourth and final instalment, we speak to former Spanish Air Force pilot Juan Ramón Gonzáles Espadas.

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