UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon conducts heavy weapons trials




 
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October 17th, 2007  
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Topic: UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon conducts heavy weapons trials


UK Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon conducts heavy weapons trials
The UK Royal Air Forceís 17 Sqn Eurofighter Typhoon operational evaluation unit (OEU) has flown the first two of a planned three heavy weapons load trial sorties, as the aircraft moves towards receiving clearance to conduct air-to-ground strike missions from mid-2008.
Photographed exclusively by Aviacomís Jamie Hunter, the Tranche 1, Block 5 Typhoon F2 is shown carrying six Raytheon Paveway II laser-guided bombs, plus four AIM-120 Amraam and two MBDA Asraam air-to-air missiles during its first trials flight from RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire on 24 September.



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