Hallbergmoos, Wednesday, 11 November 2020 EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET), the consortium liable for the EJ200 engine put in within the Eurofighter Typhoon, at present signed a contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to supply 56 new EJ200 engines for the German Air Force.
EUROJET indicators contract with NETMA
The contract, signed in Munich, between General Miguel Ángel Martín Pérez, General Manager of NETMA, and Gerhard Bähr, CEO of EUROJET, covers EJ200 engines for a brand new order of Tranche 4 Typhoon fighter plane. Production of the engine modules shall be carried out regionally by the 4 accomplice firms of the EUROJET consortium; Rolls-Royce, MTU Aero Engines, ITP Aero and Avio Aero. As accomplice for the German Air Force, last meeting of the engines will happen at MTU Aero Engines with deliveries to the German buyer scheduled to start in 2023.
Commenting on the finalisation of the contract Mr Bähr acknowledged: “This contract signature is a clear statement of confidence in the platform and of the performance and sustainability of the EJ200 engines which power it. In addition, it also demonstrates a high level of confidence in the consortium and its European industrial base, and will secure highly skilled workplaces in the aerospace industry in the coming years.”
The EUROJET consortium is liable for the administration of the EJ200 engine programme. EUROJET’s shareholders comprise Rolls-Royce (UK), MTU Aero Engines (Germany), ITP Aero (Spain) and Avio Aero (Italy). The engine represents excellent and progressive expertise and regularly demonstrates its distinctive efficiency within the Eurofighter Typhoon. With its unprecedented efficiency report, mixed with multi-role functionality and highest availability at aggressive life-cycle prices, the EJ200 engine is completely set to satisfy air pressure necessities, each of at present and the longer term.
Since supply of the primary manufacturing engine in 2003, effectively over a thousand EJ200 manufacturing engines have been delivered to Air Force buyer fleets of 9 nations, and the EJ200 engine has achieved in extra of 1 million engine flying hours.
High Resolution photographs of the EJ200 may be downloaded from: http://www.eurojet.de/media