Germany has yet to make a final decision on the fate of the Tornadoes. In the past, the German Ministry of Defence had announced that it will announce the Tornado decision before the end of 2018.
Tornadoes jointly developed by Italy, the United Kingdom and West Germany. In 1998, the production line of aircrafts closed. It is on the agenda that the planes used in the 1980s will remain in Germany until 2025. The fact that the closed production line makes the maintenance of the aircraft more and more difficult. In this process, Germany continues to work for the platform to replace the Tornadoes. As the successor of the platforms, Eurofighter Typhoons or another US production aircraft is being considered.