Tag: Eurofighter Typhoon

Dassault delivers first Rafale fighter to Qatar
The first Rafale delivery, on schedule, comes after the signature in May 2015 of the contract for the acquisition by the State of Qatar of 24 Rafale fighters On Feb. 6, 2019, a ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was held in Merignac facility for the...
Boeing has started production of F-15QA
The rest of the 24 F-15QAs will be delivered every three months in batches of four aircraft Qatar says it will take delivery of the first six F-15QAs from Boeing by March 2021. Another six will be delivered three months later. According to Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi the rest of the 24 jets will be delivered every three months in batches...
After having purchased Rafale and F-15QA combat planes, Qatar Buys 24 Eurofighter Typhoons
RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled on Oct. 31, 2018 as a precautionary measure against a potential incursion into UK area of interest by one or more unidentified aircraft The UK Ministry of Defence said that Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighters were scrambled on Oct. 31, 2018 to intercept Russian military aircraft which had flown near UK airspace. A spokesman said:...
Spanish Air Force Eurofighter accidentally fired AIM-120 AMRAAM over Estonia
Even if the AIM-120 has a built-in self-destruction mode, it is possible that it did not exploded and debris of the 3.7 meters long weapon crashed on the ground On Aug. 7, 2018 at 15:44 local time a Spanish Air Force Eurofighter flying over Pangodi during the incident, some 40 kilometers north of Tartu, in south Estonia accidentally fired a...
Boeing has started production of F-15QA
The F-15QA line in Missouri was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs his Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah on the first week of August Boeing has started the production of 36 F-15QA fighters for Qatar. The line in Missouri was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs...
Qatar is trying to raise money from capital markets to fund Eurofighter purchase
On Sep. 17, 2017 Qatar and U.K. defense ministers signed the LOI over Qatar’s purchase of 24 Eurofighter Typhoons Qatar was supposed to make the first payment for its order of 24 Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft in order to cement the deal but the Gulf state has failed to do so. News report from The National says Qatar is trying to raise money from...
U.K. unveils new Tempest sixth-generation fighter jet to replace Typhoon
Even though the Tempest sixth-generation fighter jet is envisaged as an eventual replacement for the Typhoon, which is scheduled to retire in 2040, they are due to fly alongside each other after 2035 Taken on Jul. 16, 2018 at Farnborough Airshow the video in this post shows British Defence Secretary Gavin Williams unveiling a full-size mockup of the U.K.’s new Tempest...
Indian Air Force not keen on getting an extra 40 Su-30MKI fighters
Actually half of the service fighter fleet is made up of the aircraft and the Su-30MKI is expensive to maintain The Indian Air Force (IAF) is not keen to buying an extra 40 Su-30MKI fighters. Actually half of the service fighter fleet is made up of the aircraft and the Sukhoi fighter is expensive to maintain. India’s Mail Today in fact...
Dassault will deliver first Rafale to India in September 2019
All 36 Rafale aircraft will be delivered by April 2022 India will take delivery of the Dassault Rafale fighter starting from September 2019, the chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, disclosed. He added that all 36 aircraft will be delivered by April 2022. As reported by The Week, Dhanoa defended the Rafale deal by saying that there was...
India issues new RFI for fighters. This time the country would like to buy 110 aircraft
India began its search for new fighters for the Indian Air Force in 2003 to replace its Soviet-era MiGs, but since the acquisition process has been delayed for years the service is now short of hundreds of planes On Apr. 6, 2018 India has issued a request for information (RFI)  for 110 fighter aircraft. As expected, the competition is opened...