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Sweden Offers Cut Price Gripen Fighters to Romania

Sweden Offers Cut Price Gripen Fighters to Romania

Sweden has offered Romania 24 new Gripen fighter aircraft at a reduced price to match that demanded by the United States for second-hand F-16s, officials confirmed on Wednesday. The offer matches the number of jets offered by the United States, […]


High-stakes final phase for Brazil jet fighter tender

High-stakes final phase for Brazil jet fighter tender

Brasilia: A multi-billion-dollar deal to supply Brazil with sophisticated fighter jets was in its high-stakes final phase Wednesday, with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva under intense pressure ahead of his decision. Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Defense Minister […]


Gripen C/D now in service at Satenas

Gripen C/D now in service at Satenas

The Swedish Air Force Wing F 7, based at Satenas, was the first unit to become operational on Gripen back in 1997. Having flown the first versions ever since, they are now beginning to convert to the latest Gripen versions. […]


Finalists in Brazil fighter jet bid all pass muster: air force

Finalists in Brazil fighter jet bid all pass muster: air force

All three fighter jets vying to be picked for a multi-billion-dollar contract to supply the Brazilian air force have passed a technical evaluation, news reports said Thursday. Skip related content The foreign companies competing to supply Brazil’s air force with […]


Gripen NG Demonstrator Flight Tests in Progress

Gripen NG Demonstrator Flight Tests in Progress

The flight test program with Gripen NG Demonstrator continues according to plan at the Saab facilities in Linkoping. The latest flight, number 117 since the flight test program started, was flown today. We are now testing all the tactical systems, […]


South African Air Force Unveils New IRIS-T Missile

South African Air Force Unveils New IRIS-T Missile

The newly delivered IRIS-T air-to-air missile was shown to the public for the first time at the South African Air Force’s 90th anniversary parade held at AFB Swartkop, Pretoria. In 2008 the SAAF selected the IRIS-T as an interim short […]


FX-2 Winner to be Announced in March

FX-2 Winner to be Announced in March

NEWTOWN, Conn: The head of the Brazilian Air Force, General Juniti Saito, has reported that a winner of the FX-2 fighter competition will likely be announced at the end of March. General Saito stressed that is will be a political […]


US offensive in bid to sell F-18 jets to Brazil

US offensive in bid to sell F-18 jets to Brazil

Rio De Janeiro: The arrival of a giant US aircraft carrier here Friday with F/A-18 jet fighters aboard is a step in Washington’s offensive to win a multi-billion-dollar contract to supply Brazil’s air force with modern jet fighters. US Rear […]


Brazil to make fighter jet decision by end of March: general

Brazil to make fighter jet decision by end of March: general

Brasilia: Brazil will likely designate the winner of a multi-billion-dollar tender to supply its air force with modern jet fighters by the end of March, the head of the service, General Juniti Saito, said Tuesday. Saito stressed that it would […]


 
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