Eurofighter Typhoon

Role: Multirole fighter

Manufacturer: Eurofighter GmbH

First flight: 27 March 1994

Introduced: 4 August 2003

Status: Operational

Primary users: Royal Air Force, Luftwaffe, Italian Air Force, Spanish Air Force

Number built: 146 by May 2008, 471 ordered (as of January 2009)

Unit cost: 63 million (flyaway cost, estimated)(fly-away costs not published, but can be approximated from Austrian orders and manufacturer's comparative pricing).

Developed from: British Aerospace EAP, Variants Eurofighter Typhoon variants