Top News on Panavia Tornado

  • BAE contracted to study Brimstone 2 for Typhoon


    ​Following previous doubts over the timelines surrounding the integration of the MBDA-developed Brimstone 2 missile on the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons, the UK Ministry of Defence has contracted BAE Systems to carry out a study into the possibility of accelerating the process.


  • Other News for Panavia Tornado

  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Tornados to get Brimstone 2 missiles in 2015


    Missile systems manufacturer MBDA has started production of its Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missile and expects the type...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK


    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite...


  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Typhoons to get Storm Shadow


    RAF Typhoons will from mid-2016 be armed with MBDA’s long-range bunker-busting Storm Shadow cruise missile, following a...


  • News Listings for Panavia Tornado

  • Raytheon takes aim at UK Spear deal with SDB II

    News | 23 Jul 2014 12:53 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Raytheon will offer its SDB II precision-guided bomb for the UK’s Spear Capability 3 requirement to arm the Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed Martin F-35B, taking on European rival MBDA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-takes-aim-at-UK-Spear-deal-with-SDB-II-401907/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Tornados to get Brimstone 2 missiles in 2015

    News | 17 Jul 2014 09:56 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Missile systems manufacturer MBDA has started production of its Brimstone 2 air-to-ground missile and expects the type will enter service in 2015 on Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-Tornados-to-get-Brimstone-2-missiles-in-2015-401684/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:52 | Beth Stevenson

    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite Multi-High Definition (MHD) electro-optic payload on-board Royal Air Force aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Rafael-pitches-new-sensor-pod-to-UK-401688/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Typhoons to get Storm Shadow

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:52 | Dan Thisdell

    RAF Typhoons will from mid-2016 be armed with MBDA’s long-range bunker-busting Storm Shadow cruise missile, following a contract signing tomorrow to integrate the weapon with the service's fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-Typhoons-to-get-Storm-Shadow-401677/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF completes upgrades to Tornados in Afghanistan

    News | 16 Jul 2014 07:11 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The Royal Air Force is continuing to upgrade its Panavia Tornado GR4 ground attack aircraft despite the looming retirement of the type from operational service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-completes-upgrades-to-Tornados-in-Afghanistan-401537/
  • VIDEO: How Martin-Baker rises above the rest

    News | 01 Jul 2014 10:10 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Almost 70 years ago, a pioneering British company performed the first test of an innovation which was to transform the cockpit of the jet fighter, and has since saved the lives of thousands of pilots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-How-Martin-Baker-rises-above-the-rest-400877/