Think of the Blitz, and the Luftwaffe’s heavy, sustained bombardment of British cities and industrial objectives that began in September 1940 springs to mind first. But that was just part of Germany’s series of bombing offensives against the British Isles, right up to the V1 and V2 campaigns. What were the strategic objectives underpinning them, and how effective did they prove?
Germany’s astonishing about-face in defence matters has continued, just weeks after pumping €100bn into the country’s defence budget, with the announced intention to acquire the US-manufactured F-35A fifth generation stealth fighter
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract valued at approximately £135m to drive forward the next phase of capability enhancements for the Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role strike aircraft
Spanish defence and technology company Indra will provide a significant capability boost to Germany’s planned new Eurofighter procurement with the integration of core elements of the Eurofighter Common Radar System MK1 active electronically scanned array radar
Germany approved the EUR€5.5bn purchase of 38 new-build Tranche 4 Eurofighter EF-2000s on November 5, as the air force aims to replace its older Tranche 1 aircraft under Project Quadriga