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EF-2000 / Typhoon
 
Latest update: October 2017

Company: Eurofighter consortium.  Consortium of Airbus D&S, BAe Systems and Leonardo (Alenia-Aermacchi).
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Austria 15       15 0             15
Germany 180       129 51             129
Italy 121       88 33 1           87
Kuwait 28       0 28             0
Oman 12       6 6             6
Qatar     24     0             0
Saudi Arabia 72       72 0 1           71
Spain 87       65 22 3           62
UK 232       146 86 1 1         144
Total 747   24   521 226 6 1         514
 
Comment(s):

The EF-2000 / Typhoon is build by:

Company Comment                      
                           
Airbus D&S Austria, Germany, Spain.  
BAe Systems Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom.  
Leonardo Italy, Kuwait.  
                           

EF-2000 / Typhoon Test and Development aircraft:

Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Germany 2       2 0   2         0
Italy 2       2 0   2         0
Spain 1       1 0 1           0
UK 2       2 0   2         0
Total 7       7 0 1 6         0


Austria:

On July 7, 2017 the Austrian government announced it plans to stop operating the EF-2000. The fighters can be withdrawn from service from 2020.
The original contract for 18 aircraft was changed to 15 with nine aircraft being delivered from the German Air Force production line.

Italy:

The aircraft are also referred to as F-2000 (single seat) and TF-2000 (dual seat). The 500th EF-2000 / Typhoon was delivered to the Italian Air Force.

Oman:

The first two aircraft were delivered from Warton on June 19, 2017.

Airbus D&S reports three aircraft deliveries made by June 30, 2017.

Qatar:

Signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) on September 17, 2017 to purchase 24 Typhoons. The LOI was signed between the defence ministers of Qatar and the United Kingdom.

Note: only the total number of Typhoons was stated therefore the total number is currently listed as Typhoon F2 variant.

Saudi Arabia:

On June 6, 2017 the last two Typhoons were delivered from Warton to the Royal Saudi Air Force.

United Kingdom:


Designation: Block:                        
                           
Typhoon T.1 1 twin seat aircraft. Upgraded to Typhoon T.3  
Typhoon T.1A 2 twin seat aircraft. Upgraded to Typhoon T.3  
Typhoon F.2 2 single seat aircraft. Upgraded to Typhoon FGR.4  
Typhoon T.3 5 and 8 twin seat aircraft. New and upgraded Typhoon T.1/T.1As.  
Typhoon FGR.4 5 and 8 single seat aircraft. New and upgraded Typhoon F.2s  
                           
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Austria EF-2000 15       15 0             15
Germany EF-2000 155       104 51             104
  EF-2000(T) 25       25 0             25
Italy EF-2000 109       76 33 1           75
  EF-2000(T) 12       12 0             12
Kuwait EF-2000 22       0 22             0
  EF-2000(T) 6         6             0
Oman Typhoon F2 9       3 6             3
  Typhoon T3 3       3 0             3
Qatar Typhoon F2     24     0             0
Saudi Arabia Typhoon F2 54       54 0 1           53
  Typhoon T3 18       18 0             18
Spain EF-2000 73       52 21 2           50
  EF-2000(T) 14       13 1 1           12
UK Typhoon T3 27       27 0   1         26
  Typhoon FGR4 205       119 86 1           118
Total   747   24   521 226 6 1         514
 
Comment(s):

Three EF-2000 / Typhoons were lost in a relative short period:

14.09.17: Royal Saudi Air Force, lost during combat operations in Yemen, pilot didn't survive the accident.
24.09.17: Italian Air Force, lost during an aerial display, pilot didn't survive the accident.
12.10.17: Spanish Air Force, lost on approach to Albacete Air Base after fly-past over Madrid, pilot didn't survive the accident.
 
Current operators
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB State / Country Command
UBWgeschw. UBWgeschw. EF-2000   Zeltweg Austria  
  TLG 31 EF-2000/T   Norvenich Germany  
  TLG 71 EF-2000/T   Wittmund Germany  
  TLG 73 EF-2000/T   Neuburg Germany  
  TLG 74 EF-2000/T   Laage Germany  
9° Gruppo 4° Stormo EF-2000(T) 4-xx Grosseto Italy  
10° Gruppo 36° Stormo EF-2000(T) 36-xx Gioia del Colle Italy  
12° Gruppo 36° Stormo EF-2000(T) 36-xx Gioia del Colle Italy  
18° Gruppo 37° Stormo EF-2000(T) 37-xx Trapani Italy  
20° Gruppo 4° Stormo EF-2000(T) 4-xx Grosseto Italy  
    Typhoon F2/T3     Kuwait  
    Typhoon F2/T3   Adam Oman  
3 Sqn 2 Wing Typhoon F2/T3   King Fahd Air Base Saudi Arabia  
10 Sqn 2 Wing Typhoon F2/T3   King Fahd Air Base Saudi Arabia  
Ala 11 111 Esc. EF-2000(T) 11-xx Moron Spain  
Ala 11 113 Esc. EF-2000(T) 4-xx Moron Spain  
Ala 14 142 Esc. EF-2000(T) 14-xx Albacete Spain  
1(F) Sqn   Typhoon T3/FGR4 F. RAF Lossiemouth United Kingdom  
II (AC) Sqn   Typhoon T3/FGR4 A - Z RAF Lossiemouth United Kingdom  
3(F) Sqn   Typhoon T3/FGR4 QO-. RAF Coningsby United Kingdom  
6 Sqn   Typhoon T3/FGR4 EA - EZ RAF Lossiemouth United Kingdom  
XI Sqn   Typhoon FGR4 D. RAF Coningsby United Kingdom  
29 (R) Sqn   Typhoon FGR4 B. RAF Coningsby United Kingdom  
XLI Sqn   Typhoon T3/FGR4   RAF Coningsby United Kingdom  
1435 Flight   Typhoon FGR4   Mount Pleasant United Kingdom  
 
Photo gallery
 
Austrian Air Force EF-2000 from the Überwachungsgeschwader at Zeltweg air show 2011. German Air Force TLG 31 EF-2000 display at Karup air show 2014.
German Air Force TLG 31 EF-2000(T) taxiing at his homebase Norvenich in 2015.
     
Italian Air Force EF-2000 / F-2000 from 4° Stormo on approach to Volkel AB in 2015. Italian Air Force EF-2000(T) / TF-2000 from 4° Stormo on approach to Norvenich AB in 2015. Royal Saudi Air Force Typhoon F.2 participated at Zeltweg air show 2011 before being delivered to 3 squadron.
     
Spanish Air Force EF-2000 from Ala 11 arriving at Leeuwarden AB to take part in exercise Frisian Flag 2014. Royal Air Force Typhoon T.3 from 29 squadron arriving at Leeuwarden AB to take part in exercise Frisian Flag 2012. Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR.4 from 3 squadron departing RAF Fairford after static display RIAT 2012.
 
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