The third and fourth Eurofighter Typhoons for the Air Drive of Kuwait landed yesterday in nation within the framework of a wider order for a complete of 28 plane that can be delivered to the Kuwait Air Drive. The ferry flight for the brand new Kuwaiti Eurofighters was made doable because of the Italian Air Drive’s important help, which assured the “Air to Air Refueling path”. This was achieved by means of a posh operational exercise involving one KC-767A tanker from 14th Wing, Pratica di Mare.

The Eurofighter Kuwait Programme is a part of a wider and deeper collaboration between the Italian Air Drive and the Kuwait Air Drive, spanning over operations, pilots coaching and help. The Italian Air Drive is guaranteeing, in Italy, the preliminary coaching of the engineers and technicians who will help the Storm fleet exercise in Nation. Leonardo additionally performs a key position within the evolution of the Eurofighter because of the brand new AESA (Energetic Electronically Scanned Array) radar that equips the Eurofighter Typhoons for Kuwait, which will increase the plane’s efficiency and competitiveness.


Guido Sibona, Vice President of Leonardo’s Eurofighter Programme, mentioned: “I used to be very proud final month seeing Eurofighters to fly over Kuwait Metropolis in the course of the Nationwide Day celebration, akin to at the moment rising as deliberate the fleet. The Eurofighter Typhoons now we have developed and produced for the Kuwait Air Drive are essentially the most superior in the entire of the European program. In cooperation with the Italian Air Drive we’re offering the Nation with a formidable air defence functionality and we constructed state-of-the-art infrastructures to help and keep a fleet of 28 plane.”

The Eurofighter plane advantages from a well-defined programme of technological updating and enchancment that ensures its competitiveness all through its total lifecycle. Continuously evolving applied sciences, each on board the plane and within the context of logistical help, enhance its operational effectiveness, survivability, and environment friendly administration. The Eurofighter programme is a cornerstone within the improvement of European aerospace and defence applied sciences and offers the industries concerned with technological management that may assure competitiveness for a lot of subsequent era programmes.