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Gripens Train Air-to-Air Refuelling from German Tanker

Gripens Train Air-to-Air Refuelling from German Tanker

Five JAS-39 Gripen aircraft and six pilots have successfully completed 80 refueling contacts with German Airbus 310 MRTT tanker in training within ATARES Program. “The training has increased number of Czech pilots who are able to refuel in the air […]


Three Gripen Fighter Aircraft Delivered to Thailand

Three Gripen Fighter Aircraft Delivered to Thailand

After a long delivery flight from Sweden, FMV has now delivered the seventh, eighth and ninth JAS 39 Gripen aircrafts to the Royal Thai Air Force. The entire order consists of twelve planes. On behalf of the Defence Export Agency […]


Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Swiss Industry to Become Single Supplier of Major Gripen E Components

Defence and security company Saab has taken the strategic decision to find Swiss companies to develop, produce and assemble major components of the Gripen E aircraft, including the rear fuselage. More than 35 per cent of the work will be […]


Gripen One of Four Alternatives As Denmark Reopens Fighter Jet Procurement

Gripen One of Four Alternatives As Denmark Reopens Fighter Jet Procurement

The Danish Ministry of Defence has decided to reopen the type selection process for new fighter aircraft, which was suspended in mid-2010. Saab’s fighter aircraft system Gripen is one of four alternatives. In accordance with the “Agreement on defense 2013-2017” […]


Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

Sweden Sanguine at Swiss Gripen Jet Purchase Delay

The decision by the upper chamber of the Swiss parliament not to release funds for the purchase of new JAS Gripen fighter jets from Sweden has renewed doubt about the deal. On Tuesday, the upper house the Council of States […]


Saab Signs Next Generation Fighter Aircraft Gripen E Development Deal

Saab Signs Next Generation Fighter Aircraft Gripen E Development Deal

Defence and security company Saab has signed an agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for Gripen E. The agreement includes development and modification of Gripen E for Sweden during the period 2013-2026 and a possible order for new […]


Swedish Gripens Get Into Action At Red Flag 2013

Swedish Gripens Get Into Action At Red Flag 2013

Red Flag 2013, the high intensity air to air combat exercise has started and after months of preparations, Swedish Gripens finally took off from Nellis yesterday, reports the Air Force Blog. On Friday, Gripens practiced the first flight in the […]


Sweden to Buy 60 Gripen E Fighters

Sweden to Buy 60 Gripen E Fighters

Today Swedish Minster of Defence Karin Enström announced that Sweden will buy 60 Gripen E fighter jets from Saab, says a statement issued by Saab. Saab notes that the decision is within the span previously discussed, both by the Government […]


Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Swiss to get Swedish jets cheaper than Swedes: report

Switzerland will pay far less for the 22 fighter jets it is planning to buy from the Swedish company Saab than Sweden itself would pay for the aircraft, the Swiss public broadcaster SF reported. Switzerland is to buy the JAS-39 […]


 
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