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Eurofighter Typhoon Multirole Combat Fighter

Manufacturer

Eurofighter

Operators

Royal Air Force, Luftwaffe, Italian Air Force and Spanish Air Force

Maiden Flight

15 April 2002

Wingspan

10.95m (35ft 11in)

Wing Aspect Ratio

2:205

Wing Area

50m²

Length

15.96m (52ft 4in)

Height

5.28m (17ft 4in)

Empty Weight

11,000kg (24,250lb)

Maximum Take-Off Weight

23,500kg (51,809lb)

Loaded Weight

16,000kg

Powerplant

2 x EJ200 Engines

Total Combat Thrust

180kn (40,000lbs)

Maximum Level Speed

Mach 2 (2,495km/h)

Runway Length

<700m (2,297ft)

g Limits

+9g to -3g

Range

2,900km

Ferry Range

3,790km

Service Ceiling

19,810m

Rate of Climb

315m/s

Guns

1 × 27mm Mauser BK-27 Revolver cannon with 150 rounds

Hardpoints

13 (8 under-wing, 5 under-fuselage pylon stations holding up to 7,500kg (16,500lb) of payload

Air-to-Air Missiles

IM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-132 ASRAAM, AIM-120 AMRAAM, IRIS-T and MBDA Meteor

Air-to-Surface Missiles

AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-88 HARM, Storm Shadow (AKA Scalp EG), Brimstone, Taurus KEPD 350, Penguin and AGM Armiger

Bombs

Paveway II/III/Enhanced Paveway series of Laser-guided bombs (LGBs), joint direct attack munition (JDAM), HOPE/HOSBO

Others

Flares/infrared decoys dispenser pod and chaff pod , electronic countermeasures (ECM) pods, and LITENING III laser targeting pod
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