The image published on the official Eurofighter website shows that Typhoon fighter carries a total of 14 rockets of all kinds. In this special configuration, Typhoon carries Brimstone missiles, SPEAR 3 missiles, Paveway guided bombs, AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles, Meteor missiles
If only Brimstone and SPEAR 3 are to be brought along, the number of fighter missiles Europe can carry is even more impressive. “With a ‘monster’ configuration, the Typhoon fighter is much more powerful than the F-35 when operating in the same mode but still ensures its maneuverability,” wrote Eurofighter’s web.
With the Meteor 5th generation interceptor missile alone, the Typhoon will be enough to make a difference between the Typhoon and America’s 5th generation aircraft, the source added.
“Meteor is one of the most modern lines of air-to-air missiles of the MBDA and in the world today. It was developed by MBDA to be compatible with all types of fighters by European standards.
Meteor is designed to destroy any air threat in the 21st century, with a super-long range up to 300km and can operate in all weather conditions to electronic suppression of the enemy. Phuong.
In addition to the power and flexibility, what makes this new generation fighter so attractive is its relatively low operating cost. Although not disclosed specific numbers, but the manufacturer said that they are equivalent to operating costs of the US F-16 fighter production today.
This is one of the reasons why Germany decided to upgrade the Typhoon to a stronger configuration and cancel the F-35 deal, although the price was significantly reduced by the US compared to the initial export period.