RAF Typhoons take part in German-led exercise
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from No 11 (Fighter) Squadron at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, have taken part in the German-led Exercise MAGDay over the southern North Sea.
RAF’s VIP Voyager resumes tanker operations
The RAF’s recently unveiled, special schemed Voyager KC2 – which will represent the UK in a VIP transport role – returned to its primary role in providing air-to-air refuelling (AAR) operations on June 26.
Joint UK-Qatari Typhoon unit takes flight
The Royal Air Force (RAF) and Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) have commenced flying operations under No 12 Squadron, a joint force Eurofighter Typhoon unit based at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.
RAF Typhoons intercept Russian Il-20M near Lithuania
Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s – currently deployed to Lithuania in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission – have carried out their first intercept of a Russian military aircraft.
RAF Typhoons train with USAF B-1B over North Sea
Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have conducted a training exercise with a USAF-operated Rockwell B-1B Lancer supersonic-capable strategic bomber over the North Sea.
RAF Typhoons return to Lithuania
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) No 6 Squadron have arrived in Lithuania to support NATO’s ongoing Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission.
51° Stormo steps up for Italian QRA duties
The Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) has officially added 51° Stormo (51st Wing) as one of its Eurofighter units responsible for conducting national quick reaction alert (QRA) operations.
Germany outlines Typhoon, F-18, EA-18G procurement plan
The Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces) has outlined its plan to procure a mix of Eurofighter Typhoons, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to replace its ageing Panavia Tornado IDS/ECR fleet.
Finland kicks off HX Challenge at Pirkkala
Finland has commenced its HX Challenge, the latest phase in its search for a new fighter to replace its fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets. The five candidates are being evaluated individually at Pirkkala AB near Tampere.
First Eurofighter in Kuwaiti configuration takes flight
The first Kuwait-standard Eurofighter has taken to the air at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s flight-test centre at Turin-Caselle Airport, Italy.
RAF Typhoons deploy for Icelandic Air Policing Mission
Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s have deployed to Keflavik Air Base as part of the UK's contribution to NATO's Icelandic Air Policing mission.
Airbus unveils Eurofighter ECR concept
For the first time, Airbus has announced details of a new concept for the Eurofighter, which will see the multi-role fighter introduce an electronic combat role (ECR) variant.