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Farnborough 2018: Consultants propose overhaul of Eurofighter consortium

19 July 2018

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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