MILAVIA > Aircraft > Eurofighter Typhoon > News Last updated: 9 September 2013
Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)

Eurofighter Typhoon News

2017

21 September 2017 | Flight Global

Qatar closes in on Typhoon acquisition

Qatar has signalled its intention to acquire 24 Eurofighter Typhoons, in a move which would further strengthen its future air combat capabilities. Details of the planned purchase emerged following a government-to-government meeting conducted in Doha on 17 September. "After a number of years of negotiations between our two countries, I am delighted to have been able to sign with Qatar's defence minister this statement of intent on the purchase of 24 Typhoon aircraft," says UK defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon. Doha had previously considered the Eurofighter product alongside Dassault's Rafale, before signing a 24-unit order for the French-built type in 2015.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

29 August 2017 | RAF

RAF Typhoons hand over NATO Romania duties to Canada

Four Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 fighter aircraft departed Romania on 28 August, ending the UK’s five-month leadership of NATO’s enhanced air policing mission in the country. Since April the Typhoons – from 3(F) Squadron, RAF Coningsby – had spent alternate weeks on high-readiness standby to defend NATO’s airspace over the Black Sea, augmenting the Romanian Air Force’s existing air defence capability.

Read Full Article @ RAF

7 July 2017 | Flight Global

Austria to retire Eurofighter Typhoons from 2020

Austria is to phase out its fleet of 15 Tranche 1 Eurofighter Typhoons from 2020, amid a deepening row with the four-nation consortium over the cost and capability of its aircraft.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

6 July 2017 | NATO News

Italian jets arrive in Bulgaria for joint air policing

Italian Eurofighter jets are joining Bulgarian MiG-29 fighter jets on 07 July 2017 for joint air policing of allied airspace over Bulgaria. Part of NATO’s enhanced air policing measures, the mission will last until October.

Read Full Article @ NATO News

23 June 2017 | Defense-Aerospace

Eurofighter Confirms First Typhoon Delivery to Oman

Eurofighter GmbH welcomes the news that the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) has taken delivery of its first Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The arrival of the first aircraft, one of a batch of 12 of the combat jets scheduled to be delivered to the Sultanate of Oman, was marked with a ceremony, held ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

11 April 2017 | Flight Global

Eurofighter delivers 500th Typhoon

Eurofighter has delivered to the Italian air force its 500th Typhoon, 14 years after it handed over the first example to the UK Royal Air Force.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

2016

2 October 2016 | RAF

Royal Air Force Typhoons Land in Malaysia for Exercise Bersama Lima 16

Royal Air Force Typhoon Aircraft flown by 1(Fighter) Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth have landed at Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Butterworth in Malaysia for Exercise Bersama Lima 16. [...] The Exercise runs from 4-21 October 2016 and is the first part of Eastern Venture. After Bersama Lima, the RAF Typhoons will then deploy for exercises in Japan and The Republic of Korea.

Read Full Article @ RAF

1 September 2016 | RAF

UK Hands Over Responsibility For Securing Baltic Skies To Germany

A formal ceremony has taken place at the Amari Air Base in Estonia, as the Royal Air Force passes on responsibility for the policing of our NATO allies’ airspace to the German Air Force.

Read Full Article @ RAF

1 March 2016 | IHS Jane's

Kuwaiti parliament approves Typhoon procurement

Kuwait has approved the procurement of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft that was announced in September 2015, the Reuters news agency reported on 1 March. The national parliament has passed a draft law enabling the advance payment of KWD150 million (USD499 million) for the Typhoons, with the remainder of the USD8.7 billion to be paid later. Under the deal, 22 single-seat and six twin-seat aircraft will be delivered to Kuwait from...

Read Full Article @ IHS Jane's

19 February 2016 | Flight Global

BAE starts final assembly on Omani Typhoon

The first Eurofighter Typhoon for the programme s seventh customer nation has entered final assembly, with the aircraft the first of 12 on order for the Royal Air Force of Oman.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

2015

11 September 2015 | Flight Global

Eurofighter announces Kuwait selection

Kuwait has reached an agreement with the Italian government linked to the planned acquisition of 28 Eurofighter Typhoons.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

7 September 2015 | RAF

41(R) Typhoon ZK315 Centenary Paint Scheme

The design for the 41 Squadron 100th Anniversary Tail is aimed to reflect elements of 41’s past, current and future.

Read Full Article @ RAF

2 September 2015 | RAF

Typhoon and Spitfire to fly together for the first time at IWM Duxford

RAF’s famous fighter aircraft, past and present, take to the skies for The Battle of Britain Anniversary Air Show. To mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, a Eurofighter Typhoon from 29 (R) Squadron and a Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will take to the skies together for a remarkable flying display as part of The Battle of Britain Anniversary Air Show on Saturday 19 September.

Read Full Article @ RAF

30 July 2015 | RAF

Royal Air Force Typhoons Intercept 10 Russian Aircraft in One Mission

On Friday 24th July as part of NATO’s ongoing mission to police Baltic airspace, RAF Typhoons intercepted 10 Russian aircraft during a single Baltic Air Patrol, Quick Reaction Alert mission.

Read Full Article @ RAF

21 May 2015 | RAF

RAF Unveils VC “Battle Of Britain” Typhoon

The RAF today unveiled at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire a state-of-the art Typhoon fighter jet in a Battle of Britain era paint scheme to commemorate this year being the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. [...] The Typhoon along with a WWII Spitfire, as part of a Synchro-pair, will perform aerial displays at air shows across the UK this summer.

Read Full Article @ RAF

27 March 2015 | RAF

29 Sqn Tail Art

29 (R) Squadron based at Royal Air Force Coningsby, Lincolnshire, revealed a striking new paint scheme to mark the 100th anniversary of its formation.

Read Full Article @ RAF

23 February 2015 | BAE Systems

Further Capability For Typhoon Unveiled

£165 million contract to deliver further enhancements to the Eurofighter Typhoon has been signed at IDEX 2015, Abu Dhabi. Under what is known as the ‘Phase 3 Enhancements Package’ (P3E), the contract will see the jet receive upgrades including improvements to the maintenance and mission systems and the integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 precision missile.

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

2014

16 December 2014 | RAF

Typhoon Weapons Integration Advances

RAF Typhoon development continues at pace, following three successful trials in the UK and Italy

Read Full Article @ RAF

27 November 2014 | RAF

First Paveway IV Release for RAF Typhoons at RAF Lossiemouth

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.

Read Full Article @ RAF

20 November 2014 | RAF

€1bn Contract To Develop Cutting Edge Radar For Typhoon Announced

The £800m contract for the development of a new electronic radar system for the Eurofighter Typhoon has been signed in Scotland. The Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar capability contract was awarded to Eurofighter Jadgflugzeug GmbH by NETMA – the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency - on behalf of the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy.

Read Full Article @ RAF

19 November 2014 | Airbus Defence and Space

New radar ensures superiority of the Eurofighter

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and substantially improve the pilots’ ability to survive. During a meeting of the defence state secretaries of the Eurofighter nations (Great Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain) held in Edinburgh, representatives of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH and NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency) signed a 1 billion euro contract to develop a new, electronically scanned radar, the so-called “Captor-E”.

Read Full Article @ Airbus Defence and Space

17 October 2014 | DefenseNews.com

British RAF Now Flying Improved Typhoon Aircraft

Typhoon fighters equipped with a package of new capabilities have entered operational service with the Royal Air Force.

Read Full Article @ DefenseNews.com

8 October 2014 | RAF

New Typhoon Display Pilot Announced

The 2015 Typhoon Display Pilot will be Flight Lieutenant Jonathan (Jonny) Dowen

Read Full Article @ RAF

8 September 2014 | RAF

1 (Fighter) Squadron Typhoons relocate to RAF Lossiemouth

Relocating from RAF Leuchars in Fife, Scotland, to RAF Lossiemouth, Typhoon aircraft of 1 (Fighter) Squadron will now provide quick reaction alert (QRA) cover alongside the Typhoons of 6 Squadron for the north of the UK. Quick reaction alert for the south will be based at RAF Coningsby.

Read Full Article @ RAF

19 June 2014 | BAE Systems

UK Study Contract Awarded to integrate Brimstone 2 onto Typhoon

We have been awarded an initial study contract, valued at £5 million by the UK Ministry of Defence to evaluate the integration of the MBDA Brimstone 2 air-to-ground precision weapon with the Typhoon aircraft.

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

9 June 2014 | Flight Global

Spanish pilot killed in Eurofighter crash

​The pilot of a Spanish air force Eurofighter was killed when his combat aircraft crashed at Morón air base near Seville on 9 June.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

22 May 2014 | RAF

RAF Unveils Commemorative D-Day Typhoon Fighter

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings, the Royal Air Force (RAF) unveiled a specially-painted Typhoon jet with D-Day invasion stripes at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire

Read Full Article @ RAF

28 April 2014 | RAF

RAF Deploys Typhoon Jets To Bolster NATO Air Policing Mission

Four Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft deployed today to take part in the NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Read Full Article @ RAF

10 April 2014 | IHS Jane's

Germany offers Typhoons to bolster Baltic air policing

Germany has offered to send six Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft to help bolster the NATO Baltic Air Policing Mission, an alliance spokesperson confirmed to IHS Jane's on 9 April. The offer has been made to support the Portuguese rotation of four Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons, which is...

Read Full Article @ IHS Jane's

1 April 2014 | RAF

RAF Typhoon Display Team X Marks the Spot

This year the RAF Typhoon Display Team will be showcasing the Typhoon with a unique aircraft paint scheme. The impressive design was developed over the winter training period to make the Typhoon even more outstanding for this year’s display season.

Read Full Article @ RAF

24 February 2014 | DefenseNews.com

Germany Cuts Order for Eurofighter Jets

Germany's defense ministry is planning to reduce its order for Eurofighter jets from 180 to 143, according to media reports on Thursday.

Read Full Article @ DefenseNews.com

30 January 2014 | RAF

Formal Handover For Typhoon Display Pilot

Following on from one of the longest seasons on record, The 2013 Typhoon Display pilot, Flight Lieutenant Jamie, ‘Noz’ Norris has handed over the reins to the 2014 pilot, Flight Lieutenant Noel Rees.

Read Full Article @ RAF

26 January 2014 | DefenseNews.com

BAE Chief: Typhoon Sale Talks With UAE Have Ended

BAE Chief Executive Ian King has killed off hopes the company might return to the negotiating table with the United Arab Emirates over the sale of Typhoon jets.

Read Full Article @ DefenseNews.com

15 January 2014 | IHS Jane's

Airbus DS begins Taurus KEPD 350 and Typhoon flight trials

Flights trials of the Taurus KEPD 350 stand-off cruise missile aboard the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft began on 15 January, Airbus Defence & Space (formerly EADS) announced. German Instrumented Production Aircraft 7 (IPA7) flew out of Manching Military Air Systems Center near Munich with two missiles mounted on its underwing pylons.

Read Full Article @ IHS Jane's

6 January 2014 | BAE Systems

E scan Radar moves a step closer for Typhoon

Working in partnership with the Eurofighter and Euroradar consortiums, test aircraft IPA5 has been undergoing modifications and upgrades as part of the ongoing E scan Radar development and integration programme

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

2013

20 December 2013 | Defense-Aerospace

UAE Call Off Typhoon Talks As Saudi Pricing Talks Drag On

BAE Systems and the UK Government have been in discussions with the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) regarding a range of defence and security capabilities including the potential supply of Typhoon aircraft. The UAE have advised that they have elected not to proceed with these proposals at this time.

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

13 December 2013 | RAF

Minister Announces New Typhoon Squadron

One of the oldest squadrons in the Royal Air Force is to be re-equipped with the latest Typhoon jets, it has been announced. The move is part of a transformation of the RAF’s combat air capability which will see the battle proven Tornado GR.4 aircraft replaced by state-of-the-art Typhoon and F-35B Lightning II fighters. Number II (Army Co-operation) Squadron, based at RAF Marham in Norfolk, celebrated 100 years of service in 2012 and is currently training for its next tour of duty in Afghanistan flying Tornado jets early next year. After that, the unit will begin the process of swapping its Tornados for Eurofighter Typhoons and transfer to its new base at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland.

Read Full Article @ RAF

5 December 2013 | BAE Systems

Typhoon Tranche 3 takes to the skies

The first of a new standard of Typhoon - Tranche 3 has started its series of flight tests

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

28 November 2013 | BAE Systems

EAP goes on show

The aircraft which pioneered the technology behind the Eurofighter Typhoon has gone on show at the RAF Museum in Cosford, Shropshire.

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

28 November 2013 | Flight Global

Eurofighter flies with Storm Shadow missiles

​MBDA’s Storm Shadow cruise missile has been flown with a Eurofighter Typhoon for the first time.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

14 November 2013 | RAF

RAF Units Return From Cyprus

RAF units deployed to Cyprus as part of the UK response to the recent crisis in the Middle East have returned home. Aircraft and personnel from 121 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) were sent to region earlier this year as a contingency measure to protect the two Sovereign Base Areas on the island, which are home to more than 6000 British service personnel and their families.

Read Full Article @ RAF

4 November 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

BAE Press Release - First Tranche 3 Typhoon completes engine testing

BS116, the very first Tranche 3 Typhoon, has successfully completed engine ground runs in our de-tuner facility at Warton in the United Kingdom.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

30 October 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

New Development Contract for Eurofighter Typhoon Phase 2 Enhancement

A major new Development Contract for the Phase 2 Enhancement (P2E) capability upgrade programme of the Eurofighter Typhoon has been signed by Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH and the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA). The package (known as Evolution Package 2) will be delivered by the end of 2015. Evolution Package 2 consists of a number of improvements to cater for the latest operational requests of Customers, and includes improvements to the Radar, Defensive Aids Sub Systems, Multifunction Information and Distribution System, Flight Control System, and the Utility Control System.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

28 October 2013 | Flight Global

Eurofighter P1E upgrades move closer to operational release

A package of upgrades for the Eurofighter Typhoon has moved closer to operational release, following the completion of flight test activities of the Phase 1 Enhancements (P1E) programme by consortium partner company Cassidian.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

23 October 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Austrian Eurofighters upgraded to latest Tranche 1 capability standard

All Eurofighters in service in Austria now have the latest capability standard for Tranche 1 aircraft. The Austrian Armed Forces’ Eurofighters have now been equipped with enhanced hardware and software capability as part of an upgrade programme. The work has been carried out by Cassidian at Zeltweg air base, in parallel with the aircrafts’ daily operations .

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

7 October 2013 | RAF

Successful Arctic Challenge for 6 Squadron Typhoons

Number 6 Squadron, based at RAF Leuchars, have successfully deployed eight Typhoon Tranche 2 aircraft and supporting personnel to Kallax Air Base in the North of Sweden to participate in Exercise Arctic Challenge, a 2-week multi-national air exercise hosted by Norway, Sweden and Finland

Read Full Article @ RAF

9 September 2013 | MILAVIA News

Eurofighter Typhoon Achieves 200,000 Flying Hours

Eurofighter Typhoon has now achieved more than 200,000 flying hours since the entry-into-service of its worldwide fleet. Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH confirmed the milestone today adding that, with 719 aircraft on contract, 571 aircraft ordered and 378 aircraft delivered, the programme has “never looked stronger”.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

3 September 2013 | RAF

Saudi-British Green Flag

Royal Saudi Air Force visit Coningsby for Exercise Saudi-British Green Flag...

Read Full Article @ RAF

29 August 2013 | RAF

Typhoons deploying to Cyprus

As part of ongoing contingency planning, 6 RAF Typhoon interceptor fast jets are deploying this morning to Akrotiri in Cyprus. This is a precautionary measure, specifically aimed at protecting UK interests and the defence of our Sovereign Base Areas at a time of heightened tension in the wider region. This is a movement of defensive assets operating in an air-to-air role only. They are not deploying to take part in any military action against Syria.

Read Full Article @ RAF

27 August 2013 | RAF

RAF 29 Squadron Exercise in Cyprus

As part of routine annual summer exercises, 10 Typhoon aircraft, pilots, and supporting engineers from 29 (Reserve) Squadron at RAF Coningsby will shortly deploy to Akrotiri in Cyprus on exercise, continuing the long tradition of RAF personnel taking advantage of the training facilities and the almost guaranteed good weather that the base offers.

Read Full Article @ RAF

1 August 2013 | Flight Global

BAE reveals £2.7bn weapons, support deals with Riyadh

BAE Systems has disclosed new Typhoon-related business with Saudi Arabia, as Project Salam deliveries continue ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

24 July 2013 | BAE Systems

First Tranche 3 Typhoon is on the move

The first Tranche 3 Typhoon, BS116, has been transferred from final assembly to the paint shop facility where it spent two weeks getting a makeover [...] The Tranche 3 jet will then progress to the hush house, BAE Systems' sound-proofed engine testing facility, for a series of engine ground runs in the next few weeks. First test flights are expected to take place in September/October 2013. Tranche 3 capability includes over 350 modified parts...

Read Full Article @ BAE Systems

8 July 2013 | RAF

Record Typhoon Exercise

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon force

Read Full Article @ RAF

18 June 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Secures Meteor BVR Missile Integration

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.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

7 June 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

EUROJET celebrates delivery of 1000th EJ200 Production Engine

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...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

4 June 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Marks 75th Anniversary of 36th Italian Air Force Wing

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.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

23 April 2013 | RAF

Typhoons get RAF 41 (Reserve) Test & Evaluation Squadron colours

The Typhoons are now operated by 41 (Reserve) Test & Evaluation Squadron (TES) at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. The aircraft were inherited from 17 (R) TES, a squadron that has now begun to prepare for the introduction of the Lightning II aircraft into RAF service.

Read Full Article @ RAF

11 April 2013 | Flight Global

BAE checks Harpoon fit for anti-ship Typhoon

BAE Systems has conducted windtunnel tests to assess the integration of Boeing's Harpoon anti-ship missile with the Eurofighter Typhoon ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

26 March 2013 | EADS

Cassidian produces the world’s most advanced Eurofighter

The Eurofighter IPA 8 (Instrumented Production Aircraft 8) test aircraft has achieved an important production milestone at Cassidian in Manching: with the mounting of the right wing, the connection between the cockpit, vertical tail unit and wings with the fuselage has been completed. “IPA 8 is based on the latest Eurofighter Tranche 3 construction standard and is furthermore equipped with state-of-the-art flight test instrumentation. That makes the aircraft the most advanced Eurofighter in the world,” said Berndt Wuensche, Eurofighter Programme Manager at Cassidian.

Read Full Article @ EADS

25 March 2013 | RAF

Typhoons reach Malaysia

1(Fighter) Squadron have successfully flown four Royal Air Force Typhoon Tranche 1 aircraft from RAF Leuchars to Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Base Butterworth.

Read Full Article @ RAF

15 March 2013 | RAF

Typhoon Display Pilot is good to go

Flight Lieutenant Jamie Norris has received his Public Display Authorisation (PDA) for the 2013 Royal Air Force Typhoon Display

Read Full Article @ RAF

28 February 2013 | EADS

Cassidian delivers 100th Eurofighter to the German Air Force

Cassidian handed over the 100th Eurofighter to the German Air Force today, at the Military Air Systems Centre in Manching. The anniversary aircraft with the identifier 31x00 took off in the afternoon on its delivery flight to Boelke Fighter Bomber Wing 31 in Noervenich.

Read Full Article @ EADS

25 February 2013 | RAF

Typhoons from RAF Leuchars set for Malaysia Exercise

Typhoon aircraft from 1 (Fighter) Squadron (1(F) Sqn) are set to fly to Malaysia next month to take part in Exercise Bersama Shield

Read Full Article @ RAF

15 February 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Typhoons in Austria complete 5,000 flying hours

Since entry into service, 15 Eurofighter Typhoons of the Austrian Armed Forces have completed a total of 5,000 flying hours. In the last few years Austria has successfully used this European interceptor aircraft several times for air surveillance duties and for safeguarding its territorial...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

4 February 2013 | Flight Global

Spain offers Eurofighters to Peru

Spain's government has tendered a proposal to its Peruvian counterpart covering the possible sale of 18 Tranche 1 Eurofighter combat aircraft currently in service with its air force.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

28 January 2013 | RAF

Royal Air Force 100th Typhoon delivered

The RAF’s most recently formed Squadron has taken delivery of the latest state-of-the-art Typhoon jet. The unit, No 1 (Fighter) Squadron which was reformed just four months ago at RAF Leuchars in Scotland, is now home to the 100th Typhoon to enter service.

Read Full Article @ RAF

15 January 2013 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Spanish Air Force pilot reaches 1,000 hours flying the Eurofighter

Commander D. Miguel Ángel Roqué de Santiago of Ala 11 became the first Spanish Air Force pilot to achieve 1,000 flight hours on the Eurofighter.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

2012

21 December 2012 | MILAVIA News

Oman orders 12 Typhoon fighters and 8 Hawk trainers

The Sultanate of Oman has signed a contract with BAE Systems for the purchase of 12 Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role aircraft and eight Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers for the Royal Air Force of Oman.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

20 December 2012 | Flight Global

BAE-Saudi Typhoon talks ‘stuck on price’

Price continues to be the key hurdle in BAE Systems' bid to sell 72 Eurofighter Typhoons to Saudi Arabia, according to a negotiations update from the UK defence contractor.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

6 December 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

First Eurofighter Typhoon Meteor Firing Trail

The Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile has been successfully launched from a Eurofighter Typhoon as part of the Future Enhancements Flight Test Programme.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

6 December 2012 | UK MOD

Armed Forces Minister inspects growth of Typhoon Force in Scotland

Armed Forces Minister Andrew Robathan has paid a visit to RAF Leuchars to witness first-hand the progress that the RAF has made in growing the Typhoon Force in Scotland.

Read Full Article @ UK MOD

5 December 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

BAE Systems Delivers First Typhoon ‘Major’ Maintenance

Lincolnshire, UK – BAE Systems has completed the first ever ‘major’ maintenance on a Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon aircraft, after the aircraft had clocked up 1600 flying hours. [...] The first aircraft to complete the programme was ZJ921, it has now been returned to 3 Squadron, based at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire. ZJ921 was also one of the aircraft to fly out to Gioia Dell Colle in Italy, to support Op Ellamy over Libya.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

28 November 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

BAE Completes Upgrade of RAF Typhoons

Under the programme known as Retrofit 2, 43 Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft have been upgraded to the Tranche 1 Block 5 standard. This includes installation of the forward looking infra-red (FLIR) system, enhancement of air-to-air capability, the introduction of an air-to-surface capability and ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

23 October 2012 | Flight Global

Italian air force stands up new Eurofighter unit

The Eurofighter combat aircraft has entered service with the Italian air force's 18 Sqn at Trapani-Birgi air base in Sicily, with the unit having been reformed...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

8 October 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

First Tranche 3 Typhoon on Assembly Line

Components of the first Tranche 3 Typhoon have been loaded into the laser alignment facility based in the Typhoon Final Assembly at Warton. Over the next few weeks, the three major components which will form the fuselage of British single seat Typhoon number BS116, will be married-up, using speci...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

1 October 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Typhoon continues Phase 1 Enhancements testing

The Eurofighter Typhoon development fleet has begun flight testing the final part of the Phase 1 Enhancements (P1Eb) programme with completion and delivery to the customers scheduled by the end of 2013. This final step of the First Batch of Enhancements Contract introduces a host of important...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

15 September 2012 | RAF

New RAF Typhoon Squadron

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron, one of the oldest squadrons in the Royal Air Force, has been returned to active service today.

Read Full Article @ RAF

13 September 2012 | Flight Global

ILA: German air force details success during Red Flag exercise

Germany's historic deployment of eight Eurofighter combat aircraft to Alaska earlier this year achieved its key objective, the Luftwaffe says ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

24 August 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

First Typhoon Tranche 3 Front Fuselage unit completed; deliveries start in 2013

Samlesbury, Lancashire. The first Typhoon Tranche 3 Front Fuselage unit has rolled off the production line at BAE Systems’ Samlesbury site. Under the Tranche 3A contract signed in 2009, a total of 112 aircraft have been ordered for the four European partner nations, with 40 aircraft bound for the Royal Air Force. Deliveries of Tranche 3 aircraft are expected to start in 2013.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

22 August 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

First Front Fuselage Completed for Batch 3 Typhoon

The first Typhoon tranche 3 front fuselage unit has rolled off the production line at our Samlesbury site. Under the Tranche 3A contract signed in 2009, a total of 112 aircraft have been ordered for the four European partner nations, with 40 aircraft bound for the Royal Air Force. Deliveries of ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

2 August 2012 | Flight Global

BAE edges towards Eurofighter contract with Oman

A UK-led campaign to sell 12 Typhoon combat aircraft to Oman could succeed in securing a deal before year-end ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

14 July 2012 | RAF

Typhoons at Bastille Day

Two Typhoon aircraft from 29 (Reserve) Squadron, RAF, have today taken part in the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

Read Full Article @ RAF

12 July 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

Meteor Integration Work Progresses on Typhoon

Integration of the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile with the Eurofighter Typhoon progresses as the cockpit design is trialed by pilots at BAE Systems. Pilots from each of the Eurofighter Nations were invited to take part in the Meteor cockpit assessment trials led by ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

8 July 2012 | DefenseNews.com

Seeking To Boost Typhoon Exports

The four nations behind the Typhoon program have asked the Eurofighter consortium for firm proposals to develop an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to be ready for fielding on the combat jet by 2015.

Read Full Article @ DefenseNews.com

4 July 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Typhoon: Securing Air Space Over London

Eurofighter Typhoons of the Royal Air Force (RAF) will be on high alert during the Olympic Games in order to secure the air space over London. Prior to the start of this international event which lasts from 27th July to 12th August, the RAF conducted extenstive training.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

22 June 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

RAF Upgrades Tranche 1 Typhoons

The Royal Air Force Tranche 1 fleet are to be upgraded following the recent delivery of the Drop 2 upgrade package. Following the closure of the Tranche 1 Main Development Contract between NETMA and Eurofighter, the UK established a Capability Sustainment Team within BAE Systems. This team was in...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

13 June 2012 | Flight Global

USAF Raptors train with Eurofighters at Red Flag-Alaska

The US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors are participating in their first Red Flag-Alaska war-games with German Eurofighter Typhoon fighters and other...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

24 May 2012 | Key.Aero

Eurofighters take on Italian QRA

Typhoons of the Italian Air Force have replaced the last F-16s on Quick Reaction Alert.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

24 May 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighters take full responsibility defending Italian airspace: replacing F-16s.

Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force (ItAF) have replaced the last of the air forces’ F-16 jets to leave the Typhoon solely responsible for the defence of Italian airspace. Entering into service in 2004 and now operational with four Typhoon Squadrons (Gruppi) across both northern and...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

21 May 2012 | RAF

Typhoon Growth Continues With Reformation Of RAF 1(F) Squadron

The Royal Air Force has announced that the fourth front line Typhoon squadron will stand up at RAF Leuchars in September. Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron will reform officially at the RAF Leuchars Jubilee Airshow on 15 September becoming the fourth front line squadron to operate the multi-role FGR.4 Typhoon. It will be the second Typhoon Squadron based in Scotland, following the stand up of 6 Squadron at Leuchars in 2010.

Read Full Article @ RAF

2 May 2012 | UK MOD

Typhoon jets arrive at RAF Northolt for Olympics role

Typhoon fighter jets arrived at RAF Northolt today to take part in a major military exercise to test security for the forthcoming London Olympic Games.

Read Full Article @ UK MOD

1 May 2012 | RAF

3 Sqn 100th Anniversary Commemorative Markings

No 3 (Fighter) Squadron has today released photographs of one of its Typhoon aircraft in a 100th anniversary commemorative paint scheme.

Read Full Article @ RAF

26 April 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Italian Air Force Eurofighter pilot achieves 1000 flying hours

Lieutenant Colonel Daniele L. of the Italian Air Force has become the first Italian Typhoon pilot to reach 1,000 flight hours on the aircraft. This milestone was achieved during an Air Defence training mission flown through Tuscany’s air space recently.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

4 April 2012 | AviationWeek

BAE Systems Signs Saudi-Eurofighter Deal

BAE said a contract to build the 48 Typhoon aircraft in Britain for the Saudi Arabian air force had been signed. [...] The Salam deal to build a total of 72 aircraft was signed in 2007 and is worth around 4.5 billion pounds ($7.21 billion), with the first squadron of 24 already delivered to the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).

Read Full Article @ AviationWeek

28 March 2012 | RAF

RAF Typhoon Display Team 2012

The 2012 Royal Air Force Typhoon Display Team will be provided by RAF Leuchars based 6 Squadron. [...] The display pilot this year will be Sqn Ldr Scott Loughran, 37, who returns to the airshow display circuit having served as the Typhoon Display Pilot in 2009 whilst serving as an instructor on 29(R) Sqn at RAF Coningsby. ...

Read Full Article @ RAF

22 March 2012 | EADS

New radar technology brings advantages for Eurofighter missions

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has demonstrated, in a simulation study, the operational advantages of the Eurofighter’s future e-scan radar and has introduced the first pilots to the particular features of this technology.

Read Full Article @ EADS

14 March 2012 | Defense-Aerospace

BAE Submits Typhoon Bid to Malaysia

The UK-based global defence and security company, BAE Systems, hopes to supply its Eurofighter Typhoon, the world's most advanced multi-role combat aircraft to Malaysia. BAE Systems South East Asia managing director John Brosnan said the company had submitted its proposal to the ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

13 February 2012 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter stars in Cobra 11, Germany’s top TV action series

Eurofighter Typhoon is the star of the first episode of the new season of “Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei” the popular German television series. Produced by Action Concept and broadcast in Germany on channel RTL, the series has been successfully running for over 15 years and is shown in...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

23 January 2012 | DefenseNews.com

Oman Seeks BAE Systems Bid for Typhoon

The government of Oman has requested that BAE Systems submit a formal bid for the supply of Typhoon fighter aircraft. The move clarifies the Middle East nation's continuing commitment to the program following delays in completing negotiations.

Read Full Article @ DefenseNews.com

2011

25 November 2011 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Typhoon visits LIMA for the first time

The Eurofighter Typhoon will be flying across the skies of Langkawi for the first time as a UK Royal Air Force aircraft participates in one of the most important global defence and security shows, LIMA 2011, which takes place in Langkawi, Malaysia, from 6-10 December.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

14 November 2011 | Defense-Aerospace

Royal Air Force Typhoons Back at Dubai Air Show

Royal Air Force Typhoon aircraft will again be flying across the skies of Dubai as they return to one of the most important global Air shows. The Typhoon, which will again excite the crowds, is capable of being deployed in the full spectrum of air operations from air policing, to peace support, thro...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

13 November 2011 | Flight Global

DUBAI: UAE issues shock Eurofighter Typhoon request

The Eurofighter consortium is to respond to a UAE request for proposal linked to the Typhoon combat aircraft ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

4 November 2011 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

RAF Typhoons take part in Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 11 in Malaysia

Four RAF Typhoon aircraft from Number 6 Squadron have flown from their base in Scotland to the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) airbase in Butterworth, Malaysia to take part in Exercise BERSAMA LIMA 11 marking the 40th Anniversary of the Five Powers Defence Agreement (FPDA).

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

26 October 2011 | RAF

RAF 6 Sqn Typhoon Trail

Number 6 Squadron (No 6 Sqn) have achieved a number of firsts for the Royal Air Force with the Typhoon multi-role aircraft..

Read Full Article @ RAF

25 October 2011 | RAF

RAF Typhoons Shadow Bears

6 Squadron Typhoons Shadow Russian Bears..

Read Full Article @ RAF

21 October 2011 | AviationWeek

Germany Dumps Meads and Reduces Typhoons In Defense Cuts

The cuts also include reductions in Eurofighter Typhoons, A400M airlifters, Tiger helos and more.

Read Full Article @ AviationWeek

18 October 2011 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter delivers to the Spanish Air Force the Typhoon nr. 300

The 300th Eurofighter Typhoon produced by the four partner companies of the European consortium, was delivered today by Cassidian to the Spanish Air Force, Ejercito del Aire. This milestone makes the Eurofighter Typhoon the only new generation multi-role aircraft to reach the impressive figure of...

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

18 October 2011 | EADS

Eurofighter delivers to the Spanish Air Force the Typhoon nr. 300

On October 18, Eurofighter delivered to 300th Typhoon produced by the European consortium.

Read Full Article @ EADS

28 September 2011 | Defense-Aerospace

BAE Submits Eurofighter Offer to Japan As Dogfight Looms with US

TOKYO, Japan --- BAE Systems, with the full support of the UK Government, the Eurofighter partner companies and nations together with the Sumitomo Corporation, has today submitted a response to Japan’s requirement for a new fighter aircraft to the Japanese Ministry of Defence in Tokyo. ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

27 September 2011 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Eurofighter Typhoon ready for Japan

Tokyo, Japan. BAE Systems, with the full support of the UK Government, the Eurofighter partner companies and nations together with the Sumitomo Corporation, has today submitted a response to Japan’s requirement for a new fighter aircraft to the Japanese Ministry of Defence in Tokyo.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

23 September 2011 | RAF

Typhoons Return

After 6 months and 1 day supporting the UK mission over Libya as part of Operation Ellamy RAF Typhoons have left Gioia...

Read Full Article @ RAF

19 August 2011 | Defense-Aerospace

BAE Unit Wins Typhoon Radar Contract

HILLEND, United Kingdom --- BAE Systems Manufacturing at Hillend in Fife has been awarded a major contract worth in excess of £20million to provide procurement and electronic manufacturing services to SELEX Galileo, as part of their contract to deliver the Typhoon Tranche 3a Captor radar programme, ...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

12 August 2011 | Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

Libya Mission marks 1,000 operational hours on Typhoons for RAF pilot

For Squadron Leader Jody McMeeking, a ‘dawn patrol’ mission over Libya as part of NATO’s commitment to protecting the civilian population saw him rack up his 1,000th flying hour on the Typhoon.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter Typhoon GmbH

26 July 2011 | Flight Global

Malaysia defence chief prefers Eurofighter

Malaysia has named the Eurofighter Typhoon as the best option for its long-running fighter requirement.

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

25 July 2011 | Key.Aero

Typhoon now in Malaysian fighter race

Eurofighter's Typhoon is now being considered to replace the Royal Malaysian Air Force's fleet of MiG-29Ns.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

21 July 2011 | Defense-Aerospace

RAF Details Typhoon Operations in Libya

At the 2011 Royal International Air Tattoo, in Fairford, UK, the Royal Air Force held a media briefing on operations in Libya. Some of the key points from the briefing have been summarised below: “I’ve now completed 30 sorties in support of United Nations [Security Council Resolution] 1973, with...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

23 June 2011 | Key.Aero

Paris Air Show: Eurofighter news

Eurofighter announced two major developments for Eurofighter.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

22 June 2011 | Key.Aero

Italian Typhoons over Iceland

Italian Air Force Typhoons deployed to Keflavik Air Base in early June.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

26 May 2011 | Key.Aero

Typhoon century at Warton

The 100th Typhoon has been rolled out at Warton in Lancashire.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

27 April 2011 | RAF

Aircraft Destroy Vehicles

RAF Typhoon and Tornado aircraft destroy Libyan regime armoured vehicles..

Read Full Article @ RAF

15 April 2011 | Flight Global

LIBYA: RAF Typhoon hits fresh target, with help from Tornado

A Royal Air Force Eurofighter has performed another bombing mission in Libya, with targeting assistance from a Tornado GR4 ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

12 April 2011 | Defense-Aerospace

Eurofighter Typhoon Extends Air-to-Ground Capabilities

The Eurofighter’s air-to-ground capabilities were further improved last week when partner company Cassidian Spain achieved the first EGBU-16 precision-guided munition avionic release. This success comes immediately after the first successful Paveway IV release carried out during February in the U...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

7 April 2011 | Key.Aero

Typhoon goes multi-role over Libya

The Typhoon will take on an air-to-ground role over Libya.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

29 March 2011 | Shephard

Cobham wins £18m contract for Eurofighter Tranche 3A Defensive Aids

Cobham will provide Chaff and Flare Defensive Aids Systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet Tranche 3A programme, under a contract worth more than £18m (approximately 21m Euros).

Read Full Article @ Shephard

20 March 2011 | Key.Aero

Typhoons deploy to the Mediterranean

Ten Typhoon fighters have left RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire destined for the Mediterranean.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

25 January 2011 | MILAVIA News

100,000 flying hours for Eurofighter Typhoon

The operational fleet of Eurofighter Typhoons in service since the second half of 2003 achieved the impressive milestone of 100,000 flying hours in January 2011.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2010

22 July 2010 | Key.Aero

Italians drop Eurofighter Tranche 3B

The Italian government has confirmed that it is not proceeding with the final Tranche 3B purchase.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

22 July 2010 | Defense-Aerospace

Eurofighter Operators Get New Helmet-Mounted System

HALLBERGMOOS, Germany --- In July 2010 the UK Royal Air Force, Spanish Air Force, Italian Air Force and the German Luftwaffe have begun taking delivery of the most advanced Helmet-Mounted Symbology System (HMSS) which will form a key component of their Eurofighter Typhoon weapon systems.

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

15 July 2010 | Key.Aero

Fourth Italian Typhoon squadron forms

The Italian Air Force has formed its fourth Typhoon squadron.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

10 June 2010 | AviationWeek

RUAG, EADS Ink $1 Billion Eurofighter Deal

The deal will let Switzerland participate in the Eurofighter program, including development, MRO and production.

Read Full Article @ AviationWeek

2 June 2010 | Defense-Aerospace

Eurofighter Debuts In Slovakia

Two Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft, one piloted by the Alenia Aeronautica test pilot Matteo Maurizio, landed in the Central European country of Slovakia for the first time last Friday 28 May, to participate in the Piestany Air Show. The event was held over the weekend in the renowned Slovakian...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

17 May 2010 | Key.Aero

Eurofighter tempts Romania

Eurofighter has offered to create up to 5,000 local jobs if Romania drops plans to buy second-hand F-16s.

Read Full Article @ Key.Aero

9 April 2010 | Defense-Aerospace

Eurofighter Sets Availability Record in Exercise

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 4th Stormo from Grosseto Air Base - with its IX Gruppo, 20° Gruppo (Operational...

Read Full Article @ Defense-Aerospace

9 April 2010 | Flight Global

Oman edges closer to Typhoon deal, says UK

Oman has moved a step closer towards acquiring a fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, according to the UK government ...

Read Full Article @ Flight Global

22 February 2010 | Eurofighter

Spain celebrates 10,000 flying hours with the Eurofighter Typhoon

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.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter

2009

16 December 2009 | Eurofighter

The German Air Force receives its first fighter-bomber Eurofighter Typhoons

The German Air Force’s Jagdbombergeschwader 31 “Boelcke” has received today its first four Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The Eurofighter Typhoons have been handed over in a ceremony at the Wing’s base, Nörvenich, in North Rhine Westphalia and will replace the Tornados today in service with the Wing by the end of June 2010.

Read Full Article @ Eurofighter

1 October 2009 | MILAVIA News

Italian Air Force 4° Stormo Eurofighters Reach 10,000 Flight Hours

On Tuesday 29 September 2009, the Italian Air Force 4° Stormo celebrated reaching the historical milestone of 10,000 flight hours with the Eurofighter Typhoon. Based in Grosseto, in central Italy, the 4° Stormo was the first Italian Air Force wing to receive the Typhoon in 2004.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2008

13 June 2008 | MILAVIA News

Luftwaffe Eurofighters – now ready to go at any time

Since 3 June, Eurofighter combat aircraft of Fighter Wing 74 (JG 74) at Neuburg have officially been on constant alert for air policing tasks in the Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) role.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2007

1 November 2007 | MILAVIA News

First Flight of Eurofighter Typhoon with Tranche 2 Avionics

On November 1st, 2007, the first Eurofighter Typhoon equipped with Tranche 2 avionics took to the air at BAE Systems’ Warton facility.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

17 September 2007 | MILAVIA News

Saudi Arabia Signs Contract for 72 Eurofighter Typhoons

Saudi Arabia has signed an initial £4.43 Billion (USD 8.86 Billion) contract for 72 Eurofighter Typhoons last week. The deal is estimated to be worth £20 billion over the lifetime of the aircraft.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

13 August 2007 | MILAVIA News

Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 1 Deliveries Completed

Eurofighter GmbH announced EADS CASA has delivered the final Tranche 1 for the Spanish Air Force on August 13th, 2007.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

9 August 2007 | MILAVIA News

First Multi-Role Eurofighter Typhoons Delivered to RAF

The first two Eurofighter Typhoon fighters with initial air-to-ground capability have been delivered to the Royal Air Force (RAF). In addition to undertaking air-to-air combat, it can now engage ground targets with GPS and laser guided bombs in the same mission.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

12 July 2007 | MILAVIA News

First Eurofighter Typhoon Arrives in Austria

On July 12th, 2007, the first Eurofighter Typhoon for the Austrian Air Force arrived at Zeltweg air base, Austria.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

29 June 2007 | MILAVIA News

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Assumes Quick Reaction Alert Role

On June 29, 2007, the Royal Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon assumes responsibility for the southern element of the United Kingdom’s Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) air defence stance.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

26 June 2007 | MILAVIA News

Austria And Eurofighter Agree On Revised Contract

The Eurofighter consortium has reached agreement with the Government of Austria on cost reductions of the Eurofighter procurement.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2006

13 May 2006 | MILAVIA News

Eurofighter First Air-to-Surface Weapon Release

On the 4th and 5th of May, 2006, EADS CASA Military Air Systems conducted the first weapon release trials for the Eurofighter.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2 April 2006 | MILAVIA News

First Operational RAF Typhoon Squadron Formed

On 31 March 2006, the first operational Typhoon squadron, No. 3(Fighter) Squadron, forms at RAF Cottesmore, just a day before the Royal Air Force marks its 88th Anniversary.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News

2005

21 December 2005 | MILAVIA News

Saudi Arabia Commits to Eurofighter

On Monday 21 December 2005, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom government signed an agreement for the acquisition at least 24 Eurofighter Typhoons to replace the Royal Saudi Air Force's current fleet of Panavia Tornado ADV air defence fighters.

Read Full Article @ MILAVIA News