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Swiss Defense Minister Draws Fire with Billion-Euro Jet Fighter Plan

Swiss Defense Minister Draws Fire with Billion-Euro Jet Fighter Plan

A Swiss plan to spend billions on fighter jets has stirred up debate. As the country looks to trim public spending, with security threats at a minimum, one question is increasingly being asked: Why? As Switzerland is making a number […]


Terma to Upgrade Gripen Reconnaissance Pod System

Terma to Upgrade Gripen Reconnaissance Pod System

AARHUS, Denmark: Defense and Security company Saab has awarded Terma a 55 MDKK contract for the development and production of an upgrade of the Reconnaissance Pod System for the Swedish Air Force Gripen fighter aircraft. Terma will deliver software and […]


International Public Debut of Gripen NG Demonstrator

International Public Debut of Gripen NG Demonstrator

Gripen NG Demonstrator will be displayed to the public for the first time outside Sweden. The event will take place in the UK during the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) in Fairford 17–18 July and the following week at the […]


Saab Develops Future Avionics System for Gripen

Saab Develops Future Avionics System for Gripen

STOCKHOLM: Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to develop an avionics system for the Swedish Armed Forces’ Gripen aircraft. The order value amounts to MSEK 450, divided over 2 years. […]


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 […]


 
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