Typhoon joins Danish Fighter Competition

The Danish Air Force has re-opened a competition to select a fighter to replace its fleet of F-16’s.

Eurofighter will be one of four aerospace companies who will be competing for the contract to replace the Danish F-16’s. Other candidates include Lockheed Martin with the JSF, Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet and the Saab’s Gripen.

The competition that was cancelled in 2010 due to financial pressures.

The evaluation process and final recommendation will reportedly be ready at the end of 2015. Denmark originally sought to acquire 48 fighters, although the number has been reduced to approximately 30 aircraft.

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