ILA Berlin Air Present, Thursday, 23 June 2022 EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET), the consortium answerable for the EJ200 engine put in within the Eurofighter Hurricane, has at this time signed a contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Twister Administration Company (NETMA) to supply 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Power.
The contract, signed on the ILA Berlin Air Present, between Common Miguel Ángel Martín Pérez, Common Supervisor of NETMA and Gerhard Bähr, CEO of EUROJET, covers EJ200 engines for the Eurofighter Hurricane fighter plane as a part of Mission Halcón. The plane will enter service on the Canary Islands, including to the prevailing Spanish fleet of 70 Eurofighters.
EUROJET indicators contract with NETMA to supply 48 new EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Power
In widespread with all EJ200 engines for the Spanish Air Power, last meeting of the engines shall be performed by ITP Aero at their Ajalvir facility with deliveries scheduled from 2024 onwards. Manufacturing of the engine modules shall be carried out by the 4 associate corporations of the EUROJET consortium; Rolls-Royce, MTU Aero Engines, ITP Aero and Avio Aero.
On signature of the contract, Mr Bähr acknowledged: “I wish to thank the Spanish buyer for his or her confidence within the Eurofighter platform, the EUROJET consortium, and the efficiency and sustainability of the EJ200 engines. This order enhances European defence functionality and concurrently gives long-term safety for quite a lot of extremely expert jobs within the European aerospace trade.”
Common Miguel Ángel Martín Pérez stated: “With at this time’s Halcón contract signature, we conclude efficiently a joint new Hurricane procurement endeavour with 48 new EJ200 engines for Spain. The second is strategic for a number of causes: to proceed supporting Aerospace trade restoration after the COVID period, to function a transparent message that the EJ200 is a dependable asset, and to bolster NATO deterrence capabilities.”
The EUROJET consortium is answerable for the administration of the EJ200 engine programme. EUROJET’s shareholders comprise Rolls-Royce (UK), MTU Aero Engines (Germany), ITP Aero (Spain) and Avio Aero (Italy). The engine represents excellent and modern expertise and frequently demonstrates its distinctive efficiency within the Eurofighter Hurricane. With its unprecedented efficiency file, mixed with multi-role functionality and highest availability at aggressive life-cycle prices, the EJ200 engine is completely set to satisfy air power necessities, each of at this time and the longer term.
Since supply of the primary manufacturing engine in 2003, over 1300 EJ200 manufacturing engines have been delivered to Air Power buyer fleets of 9 nations, and the EJ200 engine has achieved in extra of 1.5 million engine flying hours.
Excessive Decision photographs of the EJ200 could be downloaded from: http://www.eurojet.de/media