1969, Panavia was created to develop the Multi-Role Combat Aircraft
(MRCA). The Panavia Tornado name was officially adopted
in 1974. The first prototype flew on 14 August 1974 with
production going to the the Royal Air
Luftwaffe, Marineflieger, Aeronautica MilitareItaliana and the Royal Saudi
The Tornado saw extensive action in Operation Desert Storm in 1991.