UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL

There is a definite feeling that the Typhoon is coming of age. A raft of coherent upgrade projects are at last paying dividends both for the core operator nations and for the European partner companies on the export stage.

OPINION: DEBUNKING THE TRANCHE 1 MYTH

Project ‘Gordian’, or CP193, was the RAF’s thrust to bring a swing-role capability to its Tranche 1 aircraft, adding an ‘austere’ integration of the Litening targeting pod that enabled the aircraft to self-designate its own Enhanced Paveway II (EPW2) laser/ GPS-guided bombs.

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