Saab JAS-39 Gripen

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Name: Saab JAS-39 Gripen
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

NATO’s 16-country military manoeuvres begin in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA, September 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Fourteen NATO countries and two allied states began air defence manouevres, MACE XVI, in Slovakia on Monday.The main purpose of the exercise is to check common procedures for planning and deploying tactical aviation ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tejas, Mark II ‘overengineered’ to large extent, confirms official

The latter is ‘over-engineered’ to a large extent, thus adding on to its weight, the official said.This is the Initial Operation Clearance 2 (IOC II) aircraft, of which the IAF has ordered one squadron strength or about 20 in number.Early this month, ... [Published Millennium Post - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

allAfrica.com: South Africa: Bribery Allegations Are 'Nothing New'

Photo: Gripen[1] Two of the Swedish aircraft whose purchase helped trigger South Africa's arms deal scandal. Johannesburg - Arms deal-linked bribery allegations against Jacob Zuma - contained in a Sunday Times article - are "nothing new," the Presidency ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Denel Reveals Progress With Marlin, Darter, Raptor Missiles

During last week’s African Aerospace and Defence show in South Africa Denel Dynamics revealed that the Marlin active radar-guided missile will undertake its first flight test early next year. This will be a ground-launched ballistic trial at the Overberg ... [Published Aviation International News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Brazil Begins Gripen NG Certification

Representatives of the Brazilian Department of Aerospace Science and Technology (DCTA), met with representatives of Saab to discuss the beginning of the certification process of the Gripen NG aircraft, Brazilian Air Force said in a statement.The certifications ... [Published Defense World - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Russian jets over Sweden are 'serious violation'

A Gripen plane was scrambled to see off the Russian planes. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TTTwo Russian warplanes that few over Swedish territory committed one of the most serious incursions into Sweden’s airspace to date, the Social Democrats have said.Urban ... [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

Two Russian attack planes intentionally violated the Swedish airspace to probe local air defense

Two Russian Air Force Su-24 Fencer attack jets violated the Swedish airspace to probe the Swedish Air Force readiness. On Sept. 17, two Russian Su-24 Fencer combat planes intentionally violated Sweden’s airspace the Expressen newspaper reported. According ... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Denel readies A-Darter for Gripen NG qualification

Denel Dynamics plans to start pre-qualification flight testing in November of the A-Darter air-to-air missile on the Saab Gripen NG, in anticipation of orders from the Brazilian air force, a company spokeswoman says.After nearly 20 years of development, ... [Published Flight International - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Countermeasures contracts

Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) has announced two agreements this week for its electronic warfare and countermeasures equipment, a speciality of the Centurion-based company.Marking a launch order for the LEDS-50 Mk 2 vehicle self-protection suite, SGD has ... [Published Jane's - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Saab Touts Gripen for Indonesia

The Indonesian government is planning to replace the F-5 fighter aircrafts. The Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) polices a very large area. Indonesia’s vast archipelago includes about 17,000 islands stretching over nearly 2 million square kilometres. It ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 3 reports

Slovakia Close To Acquiring Gripen Aircrafts

The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden have signed a letter of intent agreeing to co-operate on using the Saab Gripen fighter paving the way for a potential Slovakian acquisition of the aircraft.“Today's signing will lay the foundation for bilateral ... [Published Defense World - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Sweden : SWEDEN sets to purchase Next-Generation Jets

Sweden declared that it would agree to acquire a new generation of Saab Gripen fighter jets, despite Switzerland pulling out of a major co-financing agreement. Defense minister Karin Enstroem stated "Global developments and Russian action in Ukraine, ... [Published TVNewsCheck - Sep 02 2014]

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KF-X Fighter: F-35 Preliminary to Future Homegr... [Published Defense Industry Daily - Sep 30 2014]
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NATO’s 16-country military manoeuvres begin in ... [Published Itar Tass - Sep 30 2014]
Tejas, Mark II ‘overengineered’ to large extent... [Published Millennium Post - Sep 29 2014]
The Price of Protecting the President (Page 1 o... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
allAfrica.com: South Africa: Bribery Allegation... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 29 2014]
Opposition Calls for Evidence on Zuma in Arms Deal [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 29 2014]
South Africa to place troops on standby for Afr... [Published Jane's - Sep 29 2014]
Zuma ‘Eiffel tower’ claim: Arms deal group to g... [Published City Press - Sep 29 2014]
Developing a more Indian defence [Published The Hindu - Sep 29 2014]
Seriti Commission declines to comment on Zuma b... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 28 2014]
Bribery allegations are 'nothing new': Presidency [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - Sep 28 2014]
Thales bribery report is rumour-mongering: ANC [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 28 2014]
Denel Reveals Progress With Marlin, Darter, Rap... [Published Aviation International News - Sep 26 2014]
Brazil Begins Gripen NG Certification [Published Defense World - Sep 26 2014]
Brazil AF, Saab Discuss Gripen NG Certification [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 26 2014]
SA Army gears up for anti-terrorist combat in A... [Published TNT News - Sep 26 2014]
Gearing for war [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 25 2014]
IS F-35 heading for global fighter aircraft dom... [Published Defense World - Sep 25 2014]
US and Canada intercept eight Russian jets near... [Published Air Force Technology - Sep 22 2014]
127 http://www.biwahamistudio.com/welcome.htmdz... [Published Student Village - Sep 20 2014]
US fighter planes intercept Russian combat jets... [Published Deutsche Welle - Sep 20 2014]
REPORT: Russian Fighter Planes Intentionally Vi... [Published Business Insider - Sep 19 2014]
Russian jets over Sweden are 'serious violation' [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
Friday news briefing — Sept. 19, 2014 [Published Prague Post - Sep 19 2014]
XINHUA - Czech Republic extends mission of figh... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 19 2014]
Two Russian attack planes intentionally violate... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
[Ticker] Russian jets violate Swedish airspace [Published EUobserver - Sep 19 2014]
Confirmed: foreign warplane flew over Sweden [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
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Two Russian attack planes intentionally violate... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
Two Russian Air Force Su-24 Fencer attack jets violated the Swedish airspace to probe the Swedish Air Force readiness. On Sept. 17, two Russian Su-24 Fencer combat planes intentionally violated Sweden’s airspace the Expressen newspaper reported. According ...
Confirmed: foreign warplane flew over Sweden [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
The Swedish flies the multi-use fighter JAS Gripen. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Foreign Ministry says a plane from another country has indeed infringed Swedish airspace. “We have asked for an emergency report from the Armed Forces about this ...
Claim: Russian infringement of Swedish airspace [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 18 2014]
Tabloid Expressen reports that Russian warplanes flew into Swedish airspace on Wednesday. The paper writes that the Swedish defence sees this as a deliberate infringement of Sweden's space. The Swedish military (försvarsmakten) has neither confirmed ...
Slovakia Close To Acquiring Gripen Aircrafts [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Sep 03 2014]
The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Sweden have signed a letter of intent agreeing to co-operate on using the Saab Gripen fighter paving the way for a potential Slovakian acquisition of the aircraft.“Today's signing will lay the foundation for bilateral ...
Sweden to buy next-generation jets despite Swis... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 30 2014]
Sweden said Friday it would go ahead with the purchase of a new generation of Saab Gripen fighter jets, despite Switzerland pulling out of a major co-financing deal."Global developments and Russian action in Ukraine, with troops in the country, underline ...
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