Luftwaffe

International exercise begins with Eurofighters above Jerusalem

Luftwaffe Eurofighters, in formation with IAF jets, fly above Jerusalem as Germany and Israel reconcile....


Cobham to provide countermeasure to German Eurofighters

Cobham Mission Systems will provide the chaff and flare systems for the Tranche 4 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets ordered by Germany....


First modernized Luftwaffe Tornado takes off for maiden flight

The first modernized Panavia Tornado took off from Airbus facilities in Manching, Germany, following a process to extend the airframe life expectancy til 2030....


Like a phoenix: German heavy-lift helicopter tender resumes

After canceling the tender in September 2020, Germany resumed the competition to find a heavy-lift helicopter replacement....


Luftwaffe breaks record for longest Airbus A350 flight

The Luftwaffe broke the record for the longest Airbus A350 flight, flying 17,000 kilometers non-stop from Cologne to Canberra....


Second German governmental A350 completes maiden flight

The second A350 to be used by the Luftwaffe for the transport of the German government representatives completed its maiden flight at Airbus’ main facility of Toulouse-Blagnac....


NATO fighters intercept Russian planes flying from Kaliningrad

In the span of a week, Eurofighter Typhoon jets assigned to NATO Baltic Air Policing mission identified and escorted two Rusian military aircraft as they were flying out of Kaliningrad....


Airbus receives order for 38 Eurofighter Typhoons from Germany

The Bundestag, the German parliament, approved the acquisition of 38 Eurofighter Typhoons for the Luftwaffe, in a deal estimated to be worth around €5.4 billion. The delivery of the Airbus fourth-generation fighter jets should start from 2025....


Luftwaffe takes delivery of world’s first A350 governmental plane

The Luftwaffe, the German Air Force, took delivery from Lufthansa Technik of the first new Airbus A350 due to operate as a governmental aircraft....


Lufthansa Technik orders two Airbus A321LR for Luftwaffe

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won the first A321LR order for two aircraft from Lufthansa Technik....