site stats
Monday, June 27, 2022
HomeLatest NewsDefense Department buys 20 Eurofighters from Airbus for $2 billion

Defense Department buys 20 Eurofighters from Airbus for $2 billion

Date: June 27, 2022 8:42 pm
dragon ball super hero movie online dragon ball super hero movie online dragon ball super hero movie online jurassic world dominion movie online jurassic world dominion movie online jurassic world dominion movie online top gun maverick movie online top gun maverick movie online top gun maverick movie online the black phone movie online the black phone movie online the black phone movie online elvis movie online elvis movie online elvis movie online wimbledon 2022 live stream wimbledon 2022 live stream wimbledon 2022 live stream wimbledon 2022 live stream

The Ministry of Defense and Airbus signed this Thursday a contract worth more than 2 billion euros to acquire 20 Eurofighter combat aircraft to replace the current F-18 works in the Canary Islands. The so-called “Hawk” program was authorized by the Council of Ministers in December last year and provides the Air Force with combat aircraft equipped with electronic scanning radar (E-Scan), 16 single and 4 double aircraft.

Under the contract with which the Spanish Eurofighter fleet will increase to 90 aircraftthe first delivery is scheduled for 2026. The operation involved, in addition to combat aircraft, motors, simulator and necessary accessories. “This additional order reinforces Spain’s commitment not only to the Eurofighter, but also to its industrial and development environment. We would like to thank the customer for its firm stance on European defense at a time when it is most needed,” the contract says after signing the contract. Airbus Defense and Space CEO Mike Scholhorn.

The Air Force currently operates the Eurofighter from Morón (Ala 11) and Albacete (Ala 14) air bases. With the arrival of new aircraft Spain could equip the third base with Eurofighter aircraftin particular, in Gando (Canary Islands), where wing 46 is located. Spanish Eurofighter assembled, tested and delivered to the Airbus plant in Getafe (Spain) According to the company, its industrial presence provides more than 20,000 direct, indirect and induced jobs in Spain.



Source: www.lainformacion.com

*The article has been translated based on the content of www.lainformacion.com. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!



RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: