EUROJET Achieves Twin Milestones - 100,000 Flying Hours and 500 Production Deliveries
HALLBERGMOOS, Germany, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROJET, the leading military engine consortium has achieved two notable milestones for its EJ200 programme.
The EJ200 engine achieved over 100,000 Engine Flying Hours
in the Eurofighter Typhoon fleets of the Air Forces of Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Austria at the end of October. The multi-role combat aircraft was introduced into service of the Air Forces in 2003 and is presently operated by 10 units across five nations. With the addition of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the programme's second export customer 707 aircraft are under contract.
EUROJET has also delivered its 500th EJ200 engine
. The landmark engine was assembled at MTU Aero Engines in Munich and was delivered to the German Air Force in early November.
The EJ200 and Eurofighter Typhoon programmes involve over 400 companies and sustain about 100,000 direct and indirect jobs across Europe.