The Eurofighter, known as ‘Typhoon’ for export outside Europe, is a network-enabled, extremely agile, high-performance multi-role combat aircraft optimised for swing-role operations in complex air-to-air and air-to-surface combat scenarios. It is capable of fulfilling supersonic, beyond-visual-range combat, subsonic close-in air combat, air interdiction, air defence suppression and maritime and littoral attack roles. Eurofighter represents the peak of British, German, Italian and Spanish collaborative technology in avionics, aerodynamics, materials, manufacturing techniques and engines. As of January 2013, more than 350 aircraft have been delivered.
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