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BAE Systems “actively pursues” up to 200 Eurofighter Typhoon sales as fighter upgrade continues

15th May 2024 - 16:35 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London


BAE Systems has been future-proofing the Typhoon by reengineering certain aspects of the jet under the Long Term Evolution (LTE) programme. (Photo: UK MoD/Crown Copyright)

BAE Systems has been actively seeking potential buyers for Eurofighter Typhoon jets, with Germany and Italy among the countries considering additional purchases. The company remained aware, however, of the importance of enhancing the fighter’s capabilities to ensure relevance into the 2040s and beyond.

BAE Systems has been “actively pursuing” the potential to sell up to 200 more Eurofighter Typhoons in the coming years, company representatives told the press during a recent media day.

“Germany [and] Spain are actively looking at more core aircraft buys... and Italy [as well] going into a parliamentary process over the summer and looking at a potential further buy,” said David Hulme, Typhoon product strategy director and Eurofighter project director at BAE Systems, at the company’s Warton, UK, facility on 14 May.

Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Turkey were also among the countries to have shown interest in purchasing new Eurofighters, each

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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