Britain’s decision to retain its older Tranche 1 Eurofighter Typhoons has awoken interest in investing in the older model of the multinational jet. The UK had planned to begin retiring the 48 workhorse Tranche 1s as soon as early 2017, but last year’s Strategic Defense and Security Review reversed course, retaining about 30 jets with the aim of creating additional fast-jet squadrons for air defense and training. Britain will now hang on to these aircraft until about 2030, a move ...

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