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EUROJET Turbo GmbH | EUROJET indicators contract with NETMA to offer 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Force

ILA Berlin Air Show, Thursday, 23 June 2022 EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET), the consortium answerable for the EJ200 engine put in within the Eurofighter Typhoon, has at the moment signed a contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to offer 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Force.

The contract, signed on the ILA Berlin Air Show, between General Miguel Ángel Martín Pérez, General Manager of NETMA and Gerhard Bähr, CEO of EUROJET, covers EJ200 engines for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter plane as a part of Project Halcón. The plane will enter service on the Canary Islands, including to the prevailing Spanish fleet of 70 Eurofighters.

EUROJET signs contract with NETMA to provide 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Force

EUROJET indicators contract with NETMA to offer 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Force

In widespread with all EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Force, ultimate meeting of the engines shall be performed by ITP Aero at their Ajalvir facility with deliveries scheduled from 2024 onwards. Production of the engine modules shall be carried out by the 4 companion firms of the EUROJET consortium; Rolls-Royce, MTU Aero Engines, ITP Aero and Avio Aero.

On signature of the contract, Mr Bähr said: “I would like to thank the Spanish customer for their confidence in the Eurofighter platform, the EUROJET consortium, and the performance and sustainability of the EJ200 engines. This order enhances European defence capability and simultaneously provides long-term security for a number of highly skilled jobs in the European aerospace industry.”

General Miguel Ángel Martín Pérez mentioned: “With today’s Halcón contract signature, we conclude successfully a joint new Typhoon procurement endeavour with 48 new EJ200 engines for Spain. The moment is strategic for several reasons: to continue supporting Aerospace industry recovery after the COVID era, to serve as a clear message that the EJ200 is a reliable asset, and to reinforce NATO deterrence capabilities.”

ABOUT EUROJET:
The EUROJET consortium is answerable 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 modern 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 power necessities, each of at the moment and the longer term.

Since supply of the primary manufacturing engine in 2003, over 1300 EJ200 manufacturing engines have been delivered to Air Force buyer fleets of 9 nations, and the EJ200 engine has achieved in extra of 1.5 million engine flying hours.

High Resolution photographs of the EJ200 might be downloaded from: http://www.eurojet.de/media

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