Tony Williams wrote:marktigger wrote:why try and do more with 30 odd year old aircraft Typhoon with the same money spent on it will do the job so lest stop wasting money on tornado and invest in a modern aircraft like typhoon.
I'm not proposing doing it now. If you read my original post you'll see it says: "could anything have been done to improve Tornado, starting in around 2000?"
yes they did they poured billions of pounds down the drain on upgrades and refits that removed and then had to pay more to have replaced key capabilities like ability to drop paveway. Money that should have gone on Eurofighter.