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  • Saab responds to Swiss Gripen defeat


    Saab's Gripen E programme has suffered a setback, with the Swiss government having narrowly lost out in a public referendum on whether to fund a planned 22-aircraft acquisition of the Swedish-built type.


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  • Sweden hopes to avoid Swiss referendum on Gripen E


    ​Sweden expects to know by no later than the fourth quarter of 2014 whether the Swiss public will clear a planned...


  • DUBAI: Bahrain moves closer to Typhoon deal


    Bahrain’s interest in acquiring the Eurofighter Typhoon appears to be building further, with UK defence secretary...


  • Bahrain to launch F-16 upgrade in 2014


    Bahrain is to launch a major upgrade for its Lockheed Martin F-16 combat aircraft during 2014, as a decision is also...


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  • VIDEO: How Martin-Baker rises above the rest

    News | 01 Jul 2014 10:10 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Almost 70 years ago, a pioneering British company performed the first test of an innovation which was to transform the cockpit of the jet fighter, and has since saved the lives of thousands of pilots.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-How-Martin-Baker-rises-above-the-rest-400877/
  • Saab responds to Swiss Gripen defeat

    News | 18 May 2014 21:42 | Craig Hoyle

    Saab's Gripen E programme has suffered a setback, with the Swiss government having narrowly lost out in a public referendum on whether to fund a planned 22-aircraft acquisition of the Swedish-built type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-responds-to-Swiss-Gripen-defeat-399390/
  • IN FOCUS LATAM DEFENCE FIGHTERS: South American air forces count the pennies, kick the tyres

    News | 04 Mar 2014 19:00 | Felipe Salles

    ​FIDAE is always a great opportunity to reassess the status of South American air forces’ fighter programmes. This is true especially after the surprise Brazilian government decision in December 2013 to close its decade-long F-X programme by selecting the Saab Gripen NG (now known officially as the E/F). The advanced age of the fleets and prospect of a locally manufactured fighter model potentially sets the stage for another sweeping round of fighter force upgrades all across the region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-LATAM-DEFENCE-FIGHTERS-South-American-air-forces-count-the-pennies-kick-the-tyres-396593/
  • Philippines edges closer to FA-50 deal

    News | 25 Feb 2014 06:11 | Greg Waldron

    The Philippines appears to be moving closer to a long-awaited deal to obtain 12 Korea Aerospace Industries FA-50 fighter aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippines-edges-closer-to-FA-50-deal-396286/
  • ISRAEL & IN FOCUS: AESA radar emerges from US export shadow

    News | 20 Jan 2014 05:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Since 1949, the US government has devoted $70.5 billion in military grants to Israel, including $3.1 billion alone in Fiscal 2014, according to a report last year by the Congressional Research Service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ISRAEL-IN-FOCUS-AESA-radar-emerges-from-US-export-shadow-394864/
  • Sweden hopes to avoid Swiss referendum on Gripen E

    News | 18 Nov 2013 18:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Sweden expects to know by no later than the fourth quarter of 2014 whether the Swiss public will clear a planned acquisition of 22 Saab Gripen E fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sweden-hopes-to-avoid-Swiss-referendum-on-Gripen-E-393237/