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Brazil aims to build advanced fighter jets with Russia

Brazil said Wednesday it hopes to develop state-of-the-art combat aircraft with Russia, and purchase surface-to-air missile batteries from Moscow. Brasilia is already in talks with...

Czechs to Renew Gripen Lease for 14 Years

The Czech Government has decided to lease 14 Gripen aircraft for another 14 years. The Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) has been...

Swiss Gripen Fighter Aircraft Purchase Clears Hurdle In Parliament

The House of Representatives has agreed to buy fighter jets from Swedish aerospace company Saab. The controversial purchase still needs the final nod from...

Gripens Guard Czech Air Space 365/24 for Eight Years

On the occasion of finalising talks between Czech and Swedish parties on prolongation of a lease agreement of SAAB 39 Gripen supersonic aircraft, Czech...

Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Prague expects to renew its lease on 14 Swedish fighter jets beyond 2015, outgoing Czech prime minister Jiri Rusnok said Monday. "The negotiations are at...

Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

The interim Czech government said it plans to renew its lease of JAS Gripen fighter jets, while a parliamentary committee in Switzerland said yes...

Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for reserve materiel regarding Gripen for the years...

Saab Touts Naval Sea Gripen Variant

Besides Brazil, Saab identified future demand for naval fighters in countries like India, Italy and the UK, which, in the coming years will be...

Saab Sets Out On Quest for Swiss Gripen Partners

Starting last week of April, Saab teams are visiting ten locations in Switzerland, including three in the French region, and Lugano. The aim is...

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...