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Eurofighter Typhoon

Discussion in 'Europe & Russia' started by 500, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. BMD

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    Sounds a bit like the downed Israeli F-35. Claim with no evidence.
     
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    Except that Israel has denied the information, while for the moment Saudi Arabia has not done so.

     
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    So where's the evidence? The downed plane wreckage?
     
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    No there is no evidence, but there is no evidence of the contrary too...
     
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    You could say that about any air plane being shot down with no wreckage. Can't prove a negative. They made the claim, let them provide evidence of the claim.
     
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    http://www.baesystems.com/en/articl...-of-eurofighter-typhoon-enhancement-programme

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    Saudi royal behind al-Yamamah arms deal held in crackdown on corruption
    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/...eal-held-in-crackdown-on-corruption-s5h5jwthb


    Saudi purge may lift lid on £43bn BAE arms deal
    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/saudi-purge-may-lift-lid-on-43bn-bae-arms-deal-ppx7l72l7

     
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    EF in CAS config and some interesting additions.
     
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    Mounting points for conformal tanks.
     
  11. Sancho

    Sancho Lt. Colonel Technical Analyst

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    Think so, wonder if they only tested them or if there are CFT flight tests coming soon, with project Janus in mind.
     
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    I asked an actual Typhoon pilot, so that's definitely what they are. Can't say as regards ISD for CFTs but it would make sense if they sneaked them into the same update as Storm Shadows.
     
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    All T3As were meant to get the capability to carry CFTs anyway, but so far I haven't seen one with these provisions. Let's hope that they are not only testing them, but also at least some CFT mock ups.
     

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