Eurofighter Typhoon is the world’s most advanced new generation multi-/swing-role combat aircraft currently available on the world market. As Europe’s largest military collaborative programme, it delivers both air dominance and effective air to ground capability through leading-edge technologies and unrivalled performance.
Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH manages the programme on behalf of its Eurofighter Partner Companies (EPCs) Airbus Defence and Space, BAE Systems and Leonardo. The twin-engine aircraft is the effective, proven and trusted backbone of European air power and sustains approx. 100,000 highly-skilled jobs and a network of about 400 suppliers.
Since Eurofighter Typhoon entered into service in 2003…
- More than 600 orders have been accumulated
- Over 550 aircraft have been delivered
- Total of 550,000+ flying hours achieved with unparalleled levels of reliability.
It has been ordered by nine nations (Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Austria, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar) and is in service around the world, even in the most extreme environments.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is playing a key role in Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) missions throughout Europe and spearheads a number of operational deployments such as NATO’s Baltic Air Policing in the Baltic States.