Open general export licence (military goods: collaborative project typhoon)

Licence for the export of military goods for the production, development or maintenance of Typhoon aircraft.



This open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to certain conditions, the export of military goods, software and technology for the production, development or maintenance of Typhoon aircraft to listed destinations.

Project Typhoon is a collaborative programme between the government’s of Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK for the development, production and sale of a European fighter aircraft (otherwise known as Eurofighter).

For more information about this OGEL, you can read the related frequently asked questions in ‘Notice to exporters 2010/23’.

All previous licences are revoked.

This licence is subject to reporting requirements under the transparency initiative.

Published 23 February 2012
Last updated 17 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Qatar added to the list of permitted destinations.
  2. Licence updated and amended to reflect new contact details for the Export Control Joint Unit.
  3. Licence updated to include Kuwait on the list of permitted destinations.
  4. MOD security requirements clarified. Clause added referring to pre-visit questionnaires.
  5. Licence amended to reflect the new Government Security Classification System.
  6. Updated to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
  7. First published.