A joint MTU, Rolls-Royce, Avio Aero and ITP effort, the EJ200 is an advanced engine powering the Eurofighter and its export version Typhoon. It is a brand new two-shaft turbofan engine in the 90 kN thrust category.

MTU’s production share is 30 percent and comprises the low- and high-pressure compressors, electronic control unit, plus work on the high-pressure turbine as well as assembly and testing of the engines for the German Armed Forces.


  • Two-shaft turbofan engine with afterburner
  • Low-pressure compressor in all-blisk design
  • High-pressure compressor partly in blisk design
  • Single-crystal turbine blades
  • Convergent/divergent nozzle
  • Modular design
  • Digital control unit
  • On-condition maintenance

Development and production

  • Low-pressure compressor
  • High-pressure compressor
  • Digital Engine Control and Monitoring Unit DECMU
  • Final assembly of German engines

MTU share

  • 33 % development
  • 30 % production


  • Maintenance and repair of engines and modules under the cooperation with the German Armed Forces at MTU Aero Engines in Munich
  • Technical-logistic support


  • Rolls-Royce
  • Avio Aero
  • ITP


  • Eurofighter / Typhoon

Technical Data

Max. thrust with afterburner20,000 lbf
Max. thrust without afterburner13,000 lbf
Pressure ratio26:1
Bypass ratio0.4:1
Lengthappr. 157 in
Max. diameter29 in
Weight2,183 - 2,282 lbs