A German Eurofighter Typhon jet fighter takes off from Laage, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in July. Photo: dpa
A German Eurofighter Typhon jet fighter takes off from Laage, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in July. Photo: dpa

German fighter planes en route to Australia as Berlin shifts focus to Indo-Pacific

  • The air force’s largest peacetime deployment comes amid rising tensions with China in the region in wake of US House Speaker Pelosi’s Taiwan visit
  • 6 Eurofighter aircraft and 3 A330 tankers will join 4 A400M transporters for exercise Pitch Black, with 16 other nations

A German Eurofighter Typhon jet fighter takes off from Laage, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in July. Photo: dpa
A German Eurofighter Typhon jet fighter takes off from Laage, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in July. Photo: dpa
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