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Airbus signs contract for 38 Eurofighters with Germany

Christian Fernsby |
Airbus has signed a contract to deliver 38 new Eurofighter aircraft to the German Air Force.

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This makes Germany the largest ordering nation in Europe's biggest defence programme.

The order, also known by its project name Quadriga, covers the delivery of 30 single seater and 8 twin seater Eurofighters.

Three of the aircraft will be equipped with additional test installations as Instrumented Test Aircraft for the further development of the Eurofighter programme.

The variant offered in Switzerland corresponds to the configuration of the German Quadriga order.

The equipment includes the world's latest electronic radar, future-proof hardware and software and unlimited multi-role capability for engaging air and ground targets.

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