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Germany Set To Replace Tornado Jets With Mixed Eurofighter and Super Hornet Fleet

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By Stefano D'Urso  |  March 26, 2020  |  The Aviationist


The choice is dictated by the need to have a nuclear-capable aircraft to replace this Tornado’s capability in short time.

 As the service life of the Tornado fleet is nearing its end, the German Air Force is facing a continuous increase in the maintenance costs and availability issues. The government is evaluating a replacement and, after excluding the F-35 Lightning II last year, it looks like the plan (not yet approved) is to replace the Tornado with a mixed fleet of Eurofighter Typhoons and Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornets beginning from 2025. READ MORE...

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