Tag Archives: Eurofighter Typhoon

DA #3: Future of Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army

In this episode I interview Justin Bronk a  Researcher  for Combat Air-power and Technology in the Military Sciences team at the London based defence think-tank the Royal United Services Institute. He is currently working on various projects including  in depth study into how to get the most value from the F-35 for the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy ...

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Aero India 2011 sizzles with 50000 viewers on Day 4

Aero India 2011 has gained a tremendous response with record number of people coming to witness this air extravaganza. The aircraft’s and their spectacular manoeuvrings were the cynosure of all eyes at the Aero India show  which was opened for public viewing today. The crowd was eager to have a first hands on experience of flying displays from top-notch aerobatic ...

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Eurofighter Typhoon arrives in Bengaluru for Aero India 2011

The Eurofighter Typhoon? made its first landing today in Bengaluru for Aero India 2011 to be held from February 11th to 15th. Two Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force arrived  in Bengaluru today to showcase their outstanding operational capabilities at Aero India 2011. This is the first visit by Eurofighter Typhoon to India and it is surely going to ...

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India not interested in US F-35 JSF offer yet

India is not keen enough to  join the US-led Joint strike fighter (JSF) programme or to buy the F-35 Lightning-II fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA). The other fighter aircrafts that are the contenders for the $10.4 billion MMRCA competition include Eurofighter Typhoon, Swedish Gripen (Saab), French Rafale (Dassault) and Russian MiG-35 (United Aircraft Corporation). “We cannot have two types of FGFA. ...

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Eurofighter Typhoon attains the 100,000 flying hours milestone

The operational fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon have achieved an impressive milestone of 100,000 flying hours started from second half of 2003 till  January 2011. The 100,000 hours were achieved flying the Typhoons in the bitter cold weather of the Baltic Sea, in the temperate climate of the Tyrrhenian Coast, in the torrid heat of the Arabic Peninsula and over the ...

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Top Secret MMRCA file goes missing

In a major security lapse , a top secret file of Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) had gone missing and then been recovered in mysterious circumstances. The Indian Air Chief dismissed these reports as ‘nothing earth-shaking’ and stated that these events wont effect the contract which is expected to be signed later this year. The file went missing in the ...

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Lock-on and fire Eurofighter Typhoon Pilots get new helmet

It looks like something out of Star Wars, it performs like something out of Star Trek– and for the fast-jet fighter pilots of the future – it could just make the difference between life and death. Welcome to the Eurofighter Typhoon’s latest weapon – not something slung under the wing – but a system with ‘brains’ that sits on the ...

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Eurofighter Tranche 3

Tranche 3 Eurofighters will be the most capable aircraft in the 3rd stage program, which will incorporate full strike built in capabilities.Tranche 3 Eurofighters would be massively upgraded from the Tranche 1 and 2 versions. Eurofighter wants to convert the aircraft from a highly specialist air-to-air fighter into a multirole deep strike electronic warfare plane that is capable of locating ...

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UK Government underlines strong support for the Eurofighter Typhoon Campaign in India

UK’s Secretary of State for Defence Dr. Liam Fox visited the Eurofighter Typhoon Office in New Delhi today and met high-level company officials. Bernhard Gerwert, CEO of Cassidian Air Systems and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eurofighter GmbH, briefed Dr. Liam Fox on the current status of the Eurofighter Typhoon campaign to win India’s tender for 126 Medium Multi-Role ...

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