Industry Ponders How To Keep Tornado In Service Until 2040

Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
Keeping Germany’s fleet of Panavia Tornado combat aircraft in service into the 2030s—or until 2040—has become an industry goal. The backbone of the Luftwaffe’s ground-attack capability, the Tornado entered service in 1979 to provide ground-attack, reconnaissance and suppression/destruction of enemy...

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