Systems and Capabilities

Due to the variety of weapons and equipment integrated into the Tornado Weapon system, the aircraft has the ability to achieve various strategic, operational and tactical level objectives. Within forces conducting joint air operations, the Tornado Weapon system can be provided as a flexible force, capable of being deployed as part of a broader joint operation.

Considering the self defence systems on board, all user nations use either all or a combination of one of the following systems:

  • 27mm Gun
  • Radar Warning Receiver
  • SP Radar Jamming Pod
  • Chaff-Flare Dispenser
  • AIM 9L
  • Iris-T