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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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  • Brazil begins flight training on Gripen


    The first two Brazilian pilots to undergo training for the Saab Gripen NG multirole fighter have completed their first...


  • 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...


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  • Brazil begins flight training on Gripen

    News | 20 Nov 2014 11:55 | Beth Stevenson

    The first two Brazilian pilots to undergo training for the Saab Gripen NG multirole fighter have completed their first flight on the type: a 50min training sortie conducted over the Baltic Sea on 19 November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-begins-flight-training-on-Gripen-406307/
  • ANALYSIS: How Selex adds value under the skin

    News | 10 Nov 2014 15:59 | Dominic Perry

    ​Of the cluster of aerospace and defence assembly plants clustered around Milan, Selex ES's facility at Nerviano is perhaps the hardest to quantify. For example, Alenia Aermacchi's factory at Venegono Superiore makes jet trainers and the Vergiate plant of AgustaWestland churns out helicopters - both highly visible, tangible end products. The Selex site, on the other hand, makes a huge number of components that are invariably tucked away underneath the skin of the aircraft - radars, mission systems and sensors, and so on. That those systems are vital is not in dispute, however they tend to be overshadowed by the platform they are installed on.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-How-Selex-adds-value-under-the-skin-405501/
  • Elbit lands Asian F-5 upgrade deal

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:37 | Arie Egozi

    ​An unnamed Asian country has awarded Elbit Systems contracts worth approximately $85 million to perform an avionics upgrade on its air force fleet of Northrop F-5 fighters. The work also will include installing new communications equipment and electro-optical sensors, and will be conducted over a three-year period, the Israeli company says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Elbit-lands-Asian-F-5-upgrade-deal-405065/
  • 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/