Eurojet celebrates delivery of 1000th EJ200 production engine
Eurojet Turbo GmbH celebrates the delivery of its 1000th EJ200 production engine for the Eurofighter.
The landmark engine was assembled at the facilities of Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A. (ITP) in Madrid, Spain and delivered to the Spanish Air Force on the 23rd May, 2013 to power the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.
At the same time, Eurojet announced that the 100th engine to BAE Systems for delivery to the Royal Saudi Air Force under the export contract is amongst this number.
Guest speakers at the celebration, which took place at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V. (DGAP) [German Council on Foreign Relations] in Berlin on the 4th June, included Mr Philip Dunne MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, United Kingdom and Mr Florian Hahn, MP, Member of the Defence Committee, Germany.