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


Country of Origin: Germany, Italy, Britain

The Tornado IDS (originally known as the multi-role combat aircraft or MRCA) is the interdictor strike (IDS) version of the Tornado multi-purpose 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...

 

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