With Leonardo’s delivery to the Italian Air Force of the 500th Eurofighter,, production of the multinational combat aircraft is entering its twilight years. Based on the current orderbook, there are just 99 aircraft left to be delivered by Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo, and work is underway to further slow production rates so that lines can remain open for potential future customers. Production of the fighter would have ended in 2018 if it had not been for Italy’s ...
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