It is known that the Philippines is looking for a new fighter plane. Since 2019, the government in Manila has been trying to make its choice. The main reason for the delay is finance. But immediately from the start, the Philippine Department of Defense made it obvious that two fighters would be competing against each… Continue reading For the Philippines, the JAS-39 could be a better option than the Gripen or the F-16.
Recently, the President and CEO of the famous Swedish company Micael Johansson told journalists in the Scandinavian country about his “disappointment” regarding the fighter jet’s failure to attract buyers other than Sweden and Brazil. The last time Saab successfully sold the Gripen was eight years ago. People familiar with fighters should know that Sweden’s Saab… Continue reading Eight Years No Buyer, Why no one is buying Sweden Gripen fighter aircraft?
The Indian Air Force intends to purchase 114 fighter planes. Out of the 114, 96 will be built in India, with the remaining 18 coming from a foreign vendor selected for the project. According to sources, all fighter planes would be manufactured in India as a result of a technology transfer from an OEM to… Continue reading Tejas vs Gripen: Reasons why India will never buy Gripen fighter aircraft
The new year should usher in a new atmosphere, but obviously, the South African Air Force does not think so, bercause all the front line fighter of SAAFare grounded. SAAF Saab Gripen fighter jet has been grounded for nearly 4 months, and it is expected that it may not return until late January. The delay… Continue reading No money to operate, South African Air Force fighter jets have been grounded for 4 months
Sweden offers the J-39 Gripen fighter jet to India at less than half the price of the French Rafale; But why is India “ignoring” this fighter? The Swedish aerospace corporation Saab, recently recommended to sell the JAS-39 Gripen fighter to the Indian Air Force, at half the price of the French Rafale. Although Saab is using… Continue reading Why did India “ignore” Sweden’s J-39 Gripen fighter?
The first batch of 6 upgraded Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighters, which were delivered to the two air forces of Brazil and Sweden, cost more than the F-35. In Western Europe, there are currently 3 models of 4++ generation fighters being produced and exported: Dassault Rafale (France), Eurofighter Typhoon (Europe) and JAS-39 Gripen of Sweden; and all three… Continue reading Unbelievable: Saab Gripen fighter is more expensive than F-35
India’s new Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari informed on October 5, 2021, that the Indian Air Force will be taking forward the proposed procurement of 114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) and that it will be carried out under the ‘Make in India’ initiative. In April 2019 The IAF had issued a Request for Information (RFI) to acquire… Continue reading Will Indian Air Force choose Rafale again for MMRCA 2.0 contract
Sweden’s Saab Gripen fighter is a competitor to the F-35, Eurofighter Typhoon and Rafale in global fighter deals but loses to the opponent on two important fronts. According to The EurAsian Times, the Gripen is one of the few major multi-role fighter jets marketed worldwide over the course of the last decade. It often competes with… Continue reading A formidable competitor of the F-35, but what makes Saab Gripen lose in sales?
The “battles on paper” between the Swedish JAS-39 Gripen fighter and the Russian-made Su-30/35 Flanker have consumed a lot of media coverage, but there are still no early signs of end. Recently, Swedish military officials have confidently stated that their latest generation JAS-39 Gripen-NG fighter can easily defeat the Su-30 and Su-35 multirole fighters of… Continue reading Sweden Gripen vs Russia Flanker: Which one is superior