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  EFA-2000 Eurofighter
Eurofighter is a single-seat, twin-engine, agile combat aircraft which will be used in the air-to-air, air-to-ground and tactical reconnaissance roles.
Eurofighter remains the offical name in Europe, and Typhoon will not automatically be the EF2000s name with the four partner air forces when it enters service in 2002/3.
Eurofighter’s high performance is matched by excellent all round vision and by sophisticated attack, identification and defence systems which include the ECR 90 long range radar and Infra Red Search and Track (IRST) system, advanced medium and short range air-to-air missiles and a comprehensive electronic warfare suite to enhance weapon system effectiveness and survivability.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ac/row/eurofighter.htm   (0 words)

  The EuroFighter Typhoon
However, Typhoon was a good choice for a name, since it was assigned to historically important British and German aircraft, and the word itself is derived from Japanese and so reflects no linguistic bias among the EuroFighter group member nations.
The EuroFighter is a canard aircraft, powered by twin Eurojet EJ.200 two-spool afterburning turbofans, with the intakes on the belly of the aircraft under the cockpit.
While the EuroFighter has a greater RCS than the US F-22 or F-35, radar-absorbent material is used in the inlets and around the cockpit, and the composite assemblies were designed with an eye towards reducing RCS.
www.vectorsite.net /aveuro.html   (5168 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon - Demon or Lemon?
The excellent empty weight of the Typhoon in relation to the wing size is as much a result of the compact configuration, as it is of the generous use of carbon fibre composites in the fuselage and wing of the aircraft.
From the perspective of airframe optimisations, the Typhoon is without doubt optimised for its two primary design objectives, which are supersonic BVR interception and close in combat at transonic speeds, with no obvious concessions made to the secondary objective of strike.
The Typhoon's weaknesses are its F/A-18C class weight and thrust and the implications of this in combat at extended operational radii, and the longer term sensitivity of its BVR weapons advantage to equivalent technological developments in opposing fighters.
www.ausairpower.net /typhoon.html   (4403 words)

 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 Eurofighter consortium is under contract to deliver 620 aircraft to the four Partner nations - 180 for Germany, 121 for Italy, 87 for Spain and 232 for the United Kingdom.
Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft production will soon progress to the next stage, with the beginning of final assembly of the initial Tranche 2 standard aircraft, expected by the year's end.
www.defense-update.com /products/t/typhoon-eurofighter.htm   (881 words)

 Air Force Technology - Eurofighter Typhoon - Multi-Role Combat Fighter
The four-nation Eurofighter Typhoon is a foreplane delta-wing, beyond-visual-range, close air fighter aircraft with surface attack capability.
The first operational squadron of Typhoon aircraft in the UK RAF was formed in March 2006 at RAF Cottesmore.
Eurofighter Typhoon is competing in a market with potential fighter aircraft orders of around 800.
www.airforce-technology.com /projects/ef2000   (0 words)

The operational requirements for today’s Eurofighter Typhoon, the world’s most advanced multi-role combat aircraft, were agreed by the Chiefs of Air Staff of Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK in January 1994 in the form of a European Staff Requirement.
Eurofighter Typhoon’s inherent BVR capability allows the fighter pilot to engage at long ranges before he himself comes within the lethal zone of his adversary's missiles.
Eurofighter Typhoon's supremacy and versatility as a multi-role combat aircraft is marked by its highly potent and comprehensive air-to-surface attack apability.
members.fortunecity.com /defenceaircrafts/Eurofighter.htm   (957 words)

 EADS N.V. - Eurofighter Typhoon On Top of the World
Eurofighter Typhoon today participated in a memorial event organized by the Italian Ministry of Defence to celebrate 100years of manned flight and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of the famous Italian racing driver, Nuvolari.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is the world's most advanced swing-role combat aircraft, developed by the leading aerospace companies, Alenia Aeronautica, BAE SYSTEMS and EADS, of the four partner countries, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Eurofighter Typhoon is less expensive to run than the generation of aircraft it is designed to replace.
www.eads.com /1024/de/pressdb/archiv/2003/de_20031211_feef.html   (1339 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon for PC Review - PC Eurofighter Typhoon Review
Having to jump around from plane to plane gives Eurofighter Typhoon a scattered feel in which you're fighting timing rather than flying missions.
You might be tempted to point at Eurofighter Typhoon among the new releases and say, "Hey, look, flight sims aren't dead after all!" But you'd be wrong, because it isn't much of a flight sim.
Eurofighter isn't quite as simple as F-16, but there's still a lot of silliness going on, and it will turn off hard-core flight-sim fans.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sim/eurofightertyphoon/review.html   (0 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon airplane pictures & aircraft photos - RAF Museums
The Eurofighter Typhoon is a key part of the Royal Air Force’s equipment in the 21st century.
It is a 'swing role' aircraft in that it can operate as fighter and, in due course as the design evolves, as a bomber and a ground attack aircraft.
The Typhoon is cutting edge technology and built by a consortium of European countries.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /eurofighter-typhoon.htm   (110 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon On Top of the World
The Eurofighter Typhoon is the world's most advanced swing-role combat aircraft, developed by the leading aerospace companies, Alenia Aeronautica, BAE SYSTEMS and EADS, of the four partner countries, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Eurofighter Typhoon is less expensive to run than the generation of aircraft it is designed to replace.
Eurofighter Typhoon has also been selected by Greece to meet their requirement for a future fighter.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2003/12/11/174247.html   (1400 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eurofighter Typhoon is different from any of the company's previous titles.
While many in the flight sim community would have been satisfied to outfit the Eurofighter in the TAW or Wargen engine, DID made it clear that the new Eurofighter release would not be a hardcore sim, but would focus on battle management, strategy and fun.
Therefore, it may be a bit unfair to compare Eurofighter Typhoon to a typical sim.
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7111   (1276 words)

 Skycontrol.net: Eurofighter Typhoon at SBAC Farnborough 2006
Eurofighter Typhoon is the world’s most advanced swing-role combat aircraft, developed by the leading aerospace companies, Alenia Aeronautica, BAE SYSTEMS, EADS in Germany and EADS CASA, of the four partner countries, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany and Spain.
Agile and highly manoeuvrable, the twin-engine Eurofighter Typhoon is designed to operate from hastily prepared bases and small runways for worldwide operations.
Eurofighter Typhoon is less expensive to operate than the generation of aircraft it is designed to replace.
www.skycontrol.net /military-aviation/eurofighter-typhoon-at-sbac-farnborough-2006   (1160 words)

 Eurofighter Calendar Competition
Eurofighter Typhoon allows the pilot to speak with his aircraft by using the DVI (Direct Voice Input) system - actions are enabled by the input or receipt of voice instructions; it is a two-way voice activation system.
Eurofighter Typhoon's radar is designed to support all weather operations in a hostile combat environment.
It gives Eurofighter Typhoon its autonomous capability to detect and engage adversaries Beyond Visual Range and generally before the aircraft itself is detected by its target aircraft.
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 WomenGamers.Com - Because Women DO Play   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Typhoon started life as a "study" sim: The type of simulation that focuses on one warbird, and models it to exacting standards.
Another new thing in Typhoon will be the ability to manage a "team" of pilots-you will go into action with six pilots, and you'll have to keep them alive to stay in the game.
Typhoon does promise hot dogfights, and from the.asp's I have seen, the action will be hot, reminiscent of a WWII game more than a typical jet sim; it seems that Beyond-Visual-Range combat is being discouraged in the name of action.
www.womengamers.com /revprev/sim/pre-typhoon.html   (1788 words)

 Eurofighter History
The Eurofighter 2000, or Eurofighter Typhoon as it's now known is a multinational effort by a number of European nations to produce a leading edge fighter aircraft for the next century.
In June 1986 Eurofighter was born as a collaborative project between Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain.
The Eurofighter consortium was quick to examine alternatives to the current EFA in an attempt to keep Germany with the project.
www.eurofighter-typhoon.co.uk /Eurofighter/history.html   (0 words)

 Eurofighter-2000 Typhoon - Military - Defense News | Defence Forum | Military Pictures Photos | Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Eurofighter Typhoon (EF-2000) is a result of joint efforts on the part of UK, Germany, Italy and Spain to develop a 5th Generation fighter capable of engaging all contemporary threats like the Flanker and Fulcrum series of fighters.
The CAPTOR radar is the primary sensor of the Typhoon.
The engine allows the Eurofighter Typhoon (EF-2000) to achieve super-sonic speed (up to Mach 1.5) without the use of re-heat and also gives the it a very high Thrust-to-weight ratio, a factor that is vital in all forms of air combat.
www.defencetalk.com /world_military_aircraft/fighters/eurofighter-2000_typhoon_20050120.php   (1841 words)

 But the Russians aren't coming | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
At first glance, it looked quite a pleasant task: the sun was shining, the Eurofighter was gleaming, and the people queueing, who wore T-shirts with missiles on them and held carrier bags advertising the Daily Mail, did not seem likely opponents of the military-industrial complex.
Yet the Eurofighter was devised in a very different era: when massed formations of Russian aircraft were anticipated by western military planners as an accompaniment to an invasion of Europe.
At Saturday's air tattoo, a Eurofighter was self-consciously scheduled to appear in the flying display immediately after a Spitfire.
www.guardian.co.uk /military/story/0,11816,1003333,00.html   (1737 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon (PC) Reviews. PC Games Reviews by CNET.
Although Eurofighter supposes a lot of new technology, most of it is given to the Russians, who wind up fielding magic cruise missiles and the functional equivalent of UFOs.
Eurofighter Typhoon looks good, but can be frustrating.
Eurofighter Typhoon is stranded somewhere between these past efforts, and consequently brings together the least of both worlds.
reviews.cnet.com /Eurofighter_Typhoon_PC/4505-9696_7-30984158.html   (1651 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon Video
The Typhoon, with a pilot who was barely checked out in the aircraft and had no combat experience with those systems, was consistently able to evade the F-15s and end up on their tail.
The Typhoon is a superior aircraft to the F-15, and I'm not too proud to admit it.
having tested the typhoon against harriers - anyone in a ahrrier would not stand a chance, i was flying against a pilot with much greater experience - and he is, genuinely better than me, but due to the upper hand gained by the typhoon for me, i could permanently stay on his tail.
www.metacafe.com /watch/258238/eurofighter_typhoon   (1410 words)

 domain-B - Aviation and Aerospace - Eurofighter Typhoon: Rafting out the moon
This is a problem for the engineers as the tolerances now used to build the Typhoon's airframe, and of similar advanced aircraft, are so fine that if the movements of tides is not accounted for in the manufacturing process, it could result in throwing a jet fighter's tolerances out.
The unstable, but hugely agile, Typhoon is 15 metres long, tip to tip, and such build accuracy helps the Typhoon's fly-by-wire computer system to accurately control the aircraft.
Pioneered on the Typhoon, this advanced manufacturing technology is now being utilised for the manufacture of the US F-35 Lightning II, slated to be the world's first stealthy, supersonic, multi-role fighter.
www.domain-b.com /aero/eurofighte_typhoon.htm   (495 words)

 MILAVIA - Aircraft - Eurofighter Typhoon (EF2000)
Although Greece was the first to sign a contract for delivery of a first batch of Eurofighters, they have postponed the contract until after the Olympic Games, which will be held in Greece next year and needed funding for a new stadion.
Eurofighter GmbH is trying to market the Eurofighter Typhoon abroad but had only minor success lately.
Although Austria recently ordered 18 Eurofighter Typhoons to replace its Saab Draken aircraft, although it was initially interested in 24 aircraft.
www.milavia.net /aircraft/typhoon/typhoon.htm   (331 words)

 domain-B - Aviation and Aerospace - The contenders: Eurofighter Typhoon
The four-nation (Germany, UK, Italy, Spain) Eurofighter Typhoon is a foreplane delta-wing, beyond-visual-range, close-air fighter aircraft with surface attack capability.
The aircraft has been developed by the Eurofighter GmbH consortium, based in Munich and is wholly owned by BAE Systems of the UK, Alenia Aeronautica, subsidiary of Finmeccanica of Italy, EADS Deutschland (formerly a division of DaimlerChrysler) and EADS Spain (formerly CASA).
The Typhoon is constructed of carbon fibre composites, glass-reinforced plastic, aluminium lithium, titanium and aluminium casting.
www.domain-b.com /aero/eurofighter_typhoon.htm   (795 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Eurofighter Typhoon: PC & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Eurofighter Typhoon is an arcade game that works well and has been worth the wait.
The original was more complex than Ef Typhoon with you having to administer your own chaff and flares, you could monitor your radar signiture, you could use all in cockpit computers, view your targets, view almost anything that was around.
I found with Eurofighter Typhoon that it was far more restricted, while great fun to play, and PERFECT for the rookie pilot, this game was some what lacking.
www.amazon.co.uk /Rage-Games-Ltd-Eurofighter-Typhoon/dp/B00005JGDG   (1455 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon community prepares for two-year rolling update programme - Jane's Air Forces News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Eurofighter Typhoon industry consortium and user community have paved the way for a two-year rolling update cycle designed to gradually introduce a wide range of advanced capabilities that will give the Typhoon multirole and swing-role mission performance.
Negotiations for the so-called Phase 1 Enhancements (P1E) were scheduled to be finalised in September and October of this year, followed by contract award by the end of 2006, said Dr Harald Heindl, senior manager for Eurofighter product development at EADS Military Air Systems (Munich, Germany).
Dr Heindl emphasised that the current Tranche 1 Typhoon, operational at a handful of air bases in the four partner countries, is capable of air defence with only a very limited air-to-surface capability.
www.janes.com /defence/air_forces/news/idr/idr060929_1_n.shtml   (364 words)

 Eurofighter Typhoon Multirole Fighter - Military and Civilian Aircraft
The Eurofighter Typhoon is an agile, single-seat (dual in trainer variant), multi-role aircraft optimized for high altitude supersonic air combat but also capable of operating at much lower levels in the air-to-ground roles.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is built by a four-nation consortium comprised of companies from the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain.
For these, Eurofighter Typhoon can be equipped to tackle both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions in a single sortie, switching between the two separate attack modes in flight, something not possible with the current Tornado GR4.
www.militaryfactory.com /aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=55   (526 words)

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