Tornado IDS strike aircraft Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Attack


Country of Origin: Germany, Italy, Britain

The Tornado IDS (originally known as the multirole combat aircraft or MRCA) is the interdictor strike (IDS) version of the Tornado multipurpose attack aircraft. The Tornado's principal roles are ground attack/battlefield interdiction, anti-shipping and specialized strike missions. The Tornado is a two-seat, twin-engine aircraft, with the variable-geometry wings mounted high at mid-fuselage and closely coupled to an outsized tail group. As with most variable-geometry aircraft, the wing...

 

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