The EJ200, a two-shaft turbofan engine with afterburner in the 90 kN thrust category, is built by EUROJET Turbo GmbH, a consortium made up by MTU, Rolls-Royce, Avio Aero and ITP. The engine powers the Eurofighter and its export version, the Typhoon.
MTU’s production share is 30 percent and comprises the low-pressure and high-pressure compressors, the electronic control unit, work on the high-pressure turbine as well as assembly and testing of the engines for the German Air Force.
Development and production
- Eurofighter / Typhoon
|Max. thrust with afterburner||20,000 lbf|
|Max. thrust without afterburner||13,000 lbf|
|Length||appr. 157 in|
|Max. diameter||29 in|
|Weight||2,183 - 2,282 lbs|