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DSEI 2019: Eurofighter looks to stand out from Tempest’s shadow

11th September 2019 - 11:10 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Not be to outdone by its future successor Tempest, the long-running Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon programme is moving through a series of airframe and cockpit-based changes that will strengthen its weapons management and survivability capabilities.  

An RAF test and evaluation squadron assessment of the Striker II helmet mounted display, integration of a new joint tactical radio system, and a continuation of flight tests to mature E-scan radar performance at RAF Warton, are all looked upon, by the company, as central to delivering greater protection to the frontline - though a firm order for Striker II is

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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