Tag: Eurofighter Typhoon

BAE Ready to Deliver Final RAF Eurofighter Typhoon
The company is close to delivering its final Eurofighter Typhoon for the RAF, as it eyes fresh export opportunities to extend production of the multi-role type beyond 2024. Craig Hoyle from Flight Global reports that the final Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has made its second flight and...
Tempest Vs FCAS: Sixth Generation Fighter Comparison
The Tempest would be more than just an aircraft: when operational, it will boast capabilities far beyond any jet ever built so far. The Tempest sixth generation fighter has moved a step closer to becoming a reality with the confirmation of a partnership deal with Sweden. The aircraft will replace the Royal...
Bulgarian Air Force may switch to Typhoon or Gripen because of F-16V’s high price
The Bulgarian president Rumen Radev vetoed the F-16V deal after a lengthy debate in parliament on Jul. 19, that revealed divisions on the contract terms. Early July 2019, Bulgaria’s government approved the $1.25 billion acquisition of eight Lockheed Martin F-16V fighters. F-16 Viper T-shirt available in our store! CLICK HERE TO...
RBAF F-16Vs will be the first Vipers to be produced in newly established F-16 production line in Greenville
The F-16Vs – Bulgaria's biggest military procurement since the fall of Communism – will be used to replace its ageing fleet of MiG-29s, which were delivered in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Bulgaria's government has approved the $1.25 billion acquisition of eight Lockheed Martin F-16Vs. On Jul. 10, 2019 the council...
Two Luftwaffe Eurofighter Typhoons collide over North Germany. Pilots ejected but not yet found.
Witnesses reporting hearing a loud bang with a wing broke away from the first EF-2000 Eurofighter aircraft's main hull. Two Luftwaffe (German Air Force) EF-2000 Eurofighter jets have collided and crashed while they were taking part in Air Combat Mission training. As reported by Mirror, emergency services have dashed to northern Fleesensee,...
Lockheed Martin launches new F-16 production line in Greenville
Since the F-16 Vipers are intended to replace Bulgarian Air Force's MiG-29s, they could be assigned to 3.IAB, based at Graf Ignatievo. Back in January 2019 Bulgaria’s parliament approved the government’s plan to start talks with the United States on buying eight new F-16 Vipers, to replace its aging Soviet-made MiG-29s and improve...
Bulgarian Air Force may switch to Typhoon or Gripen because of F-16V’s high price
“They must offer prices similar to that offered to other countries, for example, Slovakia,” Krasimir Karakachanov, Bulgarian Defense minister. In December 2018, the National Assembly gave the Bulgarian government a mandate to negotiate with Washington (USA) about the purchase of eight new Lockheed Martin F-16V Block 70s to replace the ageing MiG-29s of...
Canada to launch a new fighter competition again in May
Saab will compete with its JAS-39E Gripen. Lockheed Martin will again pitch its F-35 stealth fighter. Boeing is in line to offer the F/A-18 Super Hornet. Airbus Military plans to offer its Eurofighter Typhoon. Canadian government will be calling for a tender to buy new fighters by the end of next month.
The European allies have to build up their defence forces against a strengthening Russia. According to Reuters, Director, Joint Strike Fighter Program, Vice Admiral Mathias W. “Mat” Winter, told U.S. lawmakers that “future potential Foreign Military Sales customers for the F-35 include Singapore, Greece, Romania, Spain and Poland.” This consideration...
Airbus brings two RAF Typhoons to Payerne Air Base and aims to win competition for next Swiss Air Force Fighter
As Airbus spokesman told to The Aviation Geek Club, the jets were British because the RAF has Tranche 3 Typhoons, the newest configuration of the European multi-role fighter aircraft. Switzerland kicked off the fly competition for the five types of combat aircraft under consideration (Eurofighter Typhoon, the Boeing F-18 Super Hornet, the...