Panavia Aircraft GmbH
Am Söldnermoos 17
D-85399 Hallbergmoos

Panavia Aircraft GmbH


Panavia Aircraft GmbH is a consortium, which has the responsibility of managing the design and development of the weapon system Tornado, with the physical production and development of the prototypes carried out at the principle sites of the aerospace companies which are partners in Panavia: Alenia Aermacchi, BAE Systems and Airbus Defence and Space.


Tornado was designed and produced by the aircraft industries of three nations, in one of the largest, most challenging and most successful multi-national aircraft programmes ever conceived. The Panavia Tornado weapon system combines in one airframe a full deterrent capability, representing the most effective aircraft of its class today.

Manufacturer of Armaments
Parent/ Major Shareholders

The partner companies and Shareholders Alenia Aermacchi (15%), BAE Systems (42,5%) and Airbus Defence and Space (42,5%) function as national main contractors to Panavia.