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Eurofighter Typhoon

Eurofighter Typhoon

In the moment the Eurofighter is one of the most modern combat airplanes in the world. The Eurofighter is a community project of Germany, Great Britain, Italy and Spain. It had got the most modern technologies and the most modern electronics. It can be equipped with different weapon systems. The firt flight was in 1994. 2004 the Eurofighter began to flight for the German Air Force (Deutsche Luftwaffe). It should replace the MiG-29 and the old F-4 Phantom II. The Eurofighter also should be exported. In Austria it should replace the old combat aircraft Saab Draken.

Technical data about the Eurofighter Typhoon
Crew 1 man
Length 15.96 m
Span 10.95 m
Height 5.28 m
Engines two Eurojet EJ200 everyone with 60 kN
Weapons one Mauser BK 27 cannon (caliber: 27 mm)
6,500 kg other weapons
Maximum speed 2,200 km/h (2.0 Mach)
Maximum takeoff weight 23,000 kg
Range 1,400 km

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Last Update: 15.12.2004