2008-10-13 - Eurofighter Tranche 2 delivEurofighter Tranche 2 deliveries begin
Neue Euroifighter-Tranche läuft an <br /> The handover of BS040 to the Royal Air Force on October 10 marked the beginning of Tranche 2 aircraft deliveries to the four partner air forces. The other three air forces will start receiving their aircraft in near term.
Tranche 2 consists of 251 aircraft for the air forces of Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom plus 72 aircraft for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Germany will receive 79 aircraft, Italy a total of 47, Spain will take 34 aircraft and the United Kingdom shall receive 91 Eurofighter Typhoon in Tranche 2.