JAS-39 Gripen

Czech Air Force buys 24 F-35 Lightning II strike fighters to replace the JAS-39 Gripen fighter jets currently used by the service

Czech Air Force buys 24 F-35 Lightning II strike fighters to replace the JAS-39 Gripen fighter jets currently used by the service

24 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for Czech Air Force The Czech Republic government signed a Letter of Offer… Read More

6 months ago

The Saab Gripen is able to Dogfight and Win Against (Almost) Any Dissimilar Aircraft. Former Swedish Air Force Flight Engineer explains how.

‘The F-15 can stay out of a fight with a Gripen, keep it on distance, BVR if they can see… Read More

2 years ago

Brazilian Air Force puts Gripen E into operational service

The Brazilian Air Force held a ceremony on Dec. 19, 2022 at the Anápolis Air Base marking the beginning of… Read More

2 years ago

B-52 strategic bombers on their way to UK conduct joint exercise with Norwegian F-35s and Swedish Gripens

One of the B-52s conducted training with the Norwegian Army at the Setermoen firing range. Four American B-52s recently left… Read More

2 years ago

Czech Air Force JAS-39C/D Gripen fighter jets to provide air policing over Slovakia

The Czech Air Force will guard the air space of its eastern neighbor with Polish Air Force, which approved the… Read More

2 years ago

After Czech Republic mulled order for 24 F-35A Lightning II fighters, Sweden’s ambassador says the country can keep Gripen aircraft for free

The Swedish ambassador to Czech Republic Fredrik Jörgensen said in an interview with Seznam Správy that Czech can keep the… Read More

2 years ago

Lockheed Martin submitted F-35 proposal to the Swiss government in support of Switzerland’s New Fighter Aircraft competition

The F-35 proposal is a total package offering that includes up to 40 F-35A aircraft, a sustainment solution tailored to… Read More

4 years ago

The story behind this awesome photo of Swedish and US aircraft flying together above Sweden’s neutral territory

This Swedish-led exercise increases interoperability and enhances the US forces ability to respond to threats in the Baltic Sea region… Read More

4 years ago

Swedish Air Force to use Gripen C/D fighter jets as advanced trainer aircraft

The Swedish Air Force will take steps to replace the aged Saab 105 (Sk 60) that Stockholm has employed for… Read More

4 years ago

Former Swedish Air Force Flight Engineer explains how the Saab Gripen can Dogfight and Win Against (Almost) Any Dissimilar Aircraft

‘Gripen first participated in Red Flag 2006 with the Gripen A. It was assigned to the red team. It scored… Read More

4 years ago

Saab Test-Flies First Series-Production Gripen E (With Cool Retro Splinter Camo) for Sweden

On Dec. 3, 2019 Saab announced that the company has flown the first series-production Gripen E (code 6002) aircraft for… Read More

5 years ago

Royal Malaysian Air Force F/A-18D Hornet Takes Part in Viral Tetris Challenge

The Royal Malaysian Air Force F/A-18D Horet joined Tetris Challenge on Sep. 27, 2019. The interesting pictures in this post… Read More

5 years ago

Airbus, Boeing, Dassault and Lockheed Martin Faced-Off for Swiss fighter contest at Zigermeet Airshow

“The Lightning II is the only fifth generation fighter among the shortlisted aircraft under Switzerland’s Air2030 program. The F-35 can… Read More

5 years ago

Boeing sees market for up to 2,600 T-X advanced trainer aircraft

The U.S. Air Force required up to 475 T-X advanced trainer aircraft and the numbers do not include replacing the… Read More

5 years ago

Swedish taxpayers paid for 14 JAS-39C/D unused airframes in order to keep Gripen’s production line open

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) explained that the 14 JAS-39C/Ds were included in the Gripen E contract. According to… Read More

5 years ago

Swiss Air Force plans to retire 27 F-5 fighters this year

The service will be left with 26 active F-5 fighters The Swiss military has indicated of its desire to retire… Read More

6 years ago

Swedish Air Force JAS-39 Gripen crashes after bird strike; pilot ejected safely.

The pilot of the Swedish-built JAS-39 Gripen fighter aircraft aborted the landing he was attempting and ejected A Swedish Air Force… Read More

6 years ago