Management consultants have proposed an overhaul of the Eurofighter industrial and procurement organisations to improve their ability to meet an increasing demand for upgrades and technology insertions from Typhoon operators.
A report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) was delivered to the industry consortium that oversees Typhoon manufacturing, Eurofighter GmBH; the international procurement organisation that buys the aircraft, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA); the partner companies, BAE Systems, Leonardo and Airbus; and the four core nations earlier this year.
Jane’s understands that the proposals centre on streamlining the commercial and industrial processes to allow various Eurofighter-linked organisations to better manage and execute technology insertion and aircraft upgrades.
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