Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Tornado GR4/4A Mid-Life Fatigue Programme (MLFP)

A £28 million contract has been signed for the Mid-Life Fatigue Programme (MLFP) for the Tornado GR4/4A fleet to keep them flying into the 2020s (planned OSD is 2025). Work will be carried out at BAE Warton and EADS in Germany. The contract will see the design and installation of strctural modifications to a trial aircraft which could be followed with a next phase with modifications to up to 40 aircraft.

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