Germany Reports Eurofighter Manufacturing Fault

LONDON — Germany says it is suspending deliveries of Eurofighter combat aircraft after engineers discovered a manufacturing defect in the rear fuselage section built by BAE Systems. In a Sept. 30 statement, the German defense ministry said the issues were a result of inadequate quality controls in...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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