Eurofighter fighter competition to re-engage in Denmark
information Figure: British Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter
According to the U.S., “Defense News” Web site April 6, 2011 reported that Eurofighter has officially announced the re-extension in Denmark “fighter replacement project” (FRP) competition, the company Earlier in December last year and the Danish Parliament at a meeting of the National Defense Commission announced its withdrawal. Danish government wants to restart the FRP in 2012 competition, the project was shelved in March 2010.
Royal Danish Air Force Tactical Air Command commander, said Major General 亨利克罗勃 Damm, based on combat experience in Libya, the Danish Air Force realized that stealth fighter to guarantee a better performance more safely pilot complete the task.
Danish Air Force had in Italy “winter hidden” joint military exercises in 2011 to be with the “Typhoon” aircraft had a “close” contact. Exercise, driving his Danish Air Force F-16 and “Typhoon” for maneuvers.
Currently, the Danish defense industry sector FAD specialized organizations called “Danish fighter aircraft industrial group” (DIFAT) delegation to the charge of the fighter project, the project candidate models including the “Typhoon”, the Lockheed F -35, Saab “Gripen” NG and Boeing F/A-18 “Super Hornet.” DIFAT has approached in February, Lockheed, Saab and Boeing representatives in 2011 and 2012 will continue to contact other potential competitors, including the Eurofighter. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Liaomeng Hao)