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originally posted by: verschickter
Tornados phasing out starts in 7 years. They aint going to come up with something like that before time runs out.
It´s seems they are going with eurofighter upgrades until in 2040. Because the new FCAS (future air combat system) won´t be operational until then.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: anzha
I thought it was interesting Boeing offered the Growler for a partial replacement.
Germany presses U.S. on potential Eurofighter nuclear role
Germany’s defence ministry sent a letter to the U.S. Defense Department in April asking whether certification of the European jets was possible, how much it would cost, and how long it would take, the sources told Reuters on condition of anonymity.
Top U.S. Air Force and Pentagon officials are working to respond to the German query, the sources said.