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Typhoon with EJ200's afterburners lit

The Eurojet EJ2000 is a military turbofan, used as the powerplant of the Eurofighter Typhoon.

EJ200's design emerged in the late 1980s following the formation of EUROJET Turbo GmbH in 1986 to co-ordinate and manage the project. Much of the technology of the Eurojet was developed from the UK Ministry of Defence's Advanced Core Military Engine, the XG-40. EUROJET's partner companies are Rolls-Royce, Avio of Italy, ITP of Spain and MTU Aero Engines of Germany.

The technology of this engine makes it both smaller and simpler in layout than current powerplants while giving it lower fuel consumption and an unprecedented power-to-weight ratio - all vital factors in enhancing the multi-mission performance and effectiveness of combat aircraft.

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