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German Air Force Typhoons to Assume Attack Role in 2018

The German Air Force officially received the first shipment of Raytheon Enhanced Paveway II guidance kits (GBU-48), preparing its Eurofighter Typhoon to assume ground attack missions.

India Is Set to Re-Compete MMRCA!

India is likely to recompete the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program, inviting bidders to compete on the production of 90 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force at a cost of around $30 billion. The RFP will likely recompete all the types that have already been evaluated by the IAF

European Air Forces to get AESA radars for their Typhoons

The Eurofighter Typhoon will be equipped with Captor E - a new generation of electronically scanned radar to be produced by a consortium of European electronics companies lead by Selex, Indra and Airbus Defense and Space. The contract worth about 1 billion euro ( £800 million ) covers the development of the new, multi-tasking radar

South Korea Kicks off Bidding for US$7.3 Billion Fighter Jet Tender

South Korea started the bidding process Tuesday to pick a contractor to provide 60 advanced fighter jets for US$7.3 billion, the Defense Acquisition Program...

Oman Negotiates Buying 12 Eurofighter Typhoon from the UK

Britain's BAE Systems Plc is close to selling 12 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets to equip the Royal Air Force of Oman. According to the Reuters news agency the sale could be worth up to $2 billion.

France Selected as the Lowest Bidder for the Indian MMRCA Program

The French Dassault Rafale omnirole fighter was selected as lowest bidder in the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat fighter Aircraft (MMRCA) and is expected to be announced as the Indian Air Force preferred choice for the program.

Update: Decision Time for MMRCA

The long process of the selection of the future 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (M-MRCA) for the Indian Air Force is reaching a crucial milestone today, with the planned opening of the two offers, submitted by the European consortium EADS offering the Eurofighter Typhoon and French company Dassault offering the Rafale. The request for proposal (RFP) for the acquisition worth over US$10 billion was originally issued in 2007.

Typhoon, Rafale Shortlisted for India’s MMRCA

The Swedish company SAAB confirmed today that its Gripen combat aircraft has not been shortlisted for the Indian Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) programme.

BAE Systems Introduces a Navalized Typhoon Option

While the competition between six international aircraft manufacturers moves on, some of the competitors are already looking a step further, positioning their respective platforms...

Thrust-Vectoring Upgrade for Typhoon Eurojet EJ200?

Eurofighter and engine supplier Eurojet are promoting a thrust-vector option for the Eurojet EJ200 engines powering the Typhoon, proposed for the Indian MMRCA program....

MMRCA Competitors Set for Aero-India Showdown

The ongoing tender for the selection of the future Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft for the Indian Air Force is fuelling a fiery competition between...

India Shortlists the European Typhoon and French Rafale for $10 Billion...

The Indian Air Force has concluded the technical assessment of six fighter aircraft proposed for the Medium MultiRole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program. According to media reports, both Typhoon and Rafale were shortlisted for the next phase.

Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon is an agile, highly maneuverable, twin-engine strike fighter, designed primarily for air superiority and air supremacy missions, with secondary attack capability. The...

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