Eurofighter

Austria considers F-35 for future Eurofighter replacement, looks to buy Litening-5 targeting pods and AIM-120C AMRAAMs for its Typhoon fleet

Austria considers F-35 for future Eurofighter replacement, looks to buy Litening-5 targeting pods and AIM-120C AMRAAMs for its Typhoon fleet

The Austrian Air Force is considering the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II as a potential replacement for its fleet of… Read More

2 years ago

Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft achieved record of eight continuous flight hours during the longest ISR mission performed over Iraq skies against ISIL

The Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft were part of the Task Group Typhoon of the Task Force Air of Italian National Contingent… Read More

2 years ago

Spanish Air Force has ordered another 20 Eurofighter fighter jets to replace part of its legacy F-18 fleet

The Halcón agreement, announced at the ILA air show in Berlin, will see Spain receive 16 single-seater and 4 twin-seater… Read More

2 years ago

In a Blow for Boeing, Germany drops the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G and Buys 35 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Stealth Fighters and 15 Eurofighter Jets equipped for Electronic Warfare

Announcing a first big defence deal since Chancellor Olaf Scholz pledged a 100-billion-euro upgrade to the military in response to… Read More

2 years ago

Development of the European New Generation Fighter paralyzed by a dispute between Dassault and Airbus over “division of labor”

Talks with the German arm of Airbus have been bogged down by a power struggle over “division of labor” that… Read More

2 years ago

Switzerland selected the F-35 Lightning II because it is the most advanced, capable and affordable aircraft available for the Swiss Air Force’s future fighter fleet

Switzerland will buy 36 F-35As after, as reported by Reuters, an evaluation by the government of the country found the… Read More

3 years ago

“Eurofighter will play a fundamental role when FCAS arrives,” former Typhoon pilot says

“The European nations involved in planning the next FCAS systems won’t be able to get the best out of them,… Read More

3 years ago

Airbus offers 85 Tranche 5 Eurofighters to the Luftwaffe to replace its fleet of Panavia Tornados

In April the German government approved the buy of 30 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet multirole and 15 EA-18G Growler electronic… Read More

4 years ago

Airbus offers Eurofighter ECR/SEAD Variant to Germany to Replace Luftwaffe’s Tornado ECR

Airbus has disclosed a plan for a Eurofighter ECR/SEAD variant to replace the Luftwaffe's Tornado ECR aircraft. Airbus Defence and… Read More

5 years ago

Two Luftwaffe EF-2000 Eurofighters crash after mid air collision over North Germany. One Pilot Killed.

Witnesses reporting hearing a loud bang with a wing broke away from the first EF-2000 Eurofighter aircraft's main hull. Two… Read More

5 years ago

Germany needs more than 9 billion Euros to fly Tornado till 2030

5.64 billion Euros are required for operations while 1.62 billion Euros are needed to design replacements for obsolete parts and… Read More

5 years ago

Spain to join France and Germany for FCAS program

Spain, where Airbus's military transport planes are assembled, had sent a letter in December to Paris and Berlin asking to… Read More

5 years ago

Germany drops F-35. Eurofighter or F/A-18 to replace Luftwaffe Tornado fighter bombers

The decision marks a big setback for Lockheed that had hoped to add to recent F-35 sales to other European… Read More

5 years ago

German budget committee approves the purchase of 6 C-130 airlifters

The C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft will be stationed in Evreux in Normandy where France already operates the same type of… Read More

6 years ago

Belgian Air Force said to have chosen the F-35 to replace its F-16 fleet

Belgium news agency Belga has reported that the F-35 has been selected over the Eurofighter Typhoon by the country to… Read More

6 years ago

Pilot error to blame for accidental firing of AIM-120 over Estonia

The pilot fired the AIM-120 while flying over Pangodi, some 40 kilometers north of Tartu, south Estonia, during training on… Read More

6 years ago

Spanish Eurofighter aircraft suspended from NATO Baltic Air Policing duties in the wake of accidental AMRAAM launch

While investigations are still underway, military sources said that human error is the most likely cause as no software errors… Read More

6 years ago