Saab J35 Draken


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The Saab 35 Draken (Swedish: “kite” or “dragon”) was manufactured by Saab between 1955 and 1974. The indigenous J 35 was an effective supersonic Cold War fighter that was also successful as an export product. Although out of service today, the Draken was influential as the first in a line of highly-sophisticated Saab fighters.

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One Response to Saab J35 Draken

  1. rapier 1 September, 2008 at 3:22 pm #

    It is remarkable that the Draken was the sole of the late-fifties Mach 2 fighters designed and mass-produced by a country outside the so-called “Great Powers” …..

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