Saab JAS-39 Gripen

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Name: Saab JAS-39 Gripen
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

„The Air Force is Still Going Higher“

The Swiss Armed Forces respect Switzerland's grassroots democratic decision against the acquisition of the Saab Gripen on the 18th of May, says Schellenberg during his briefing, which is taking place in the framework of the AIR14 and the 100 year jubilee ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Slovakia creeps closer to Gripen agreement

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 Flight International - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sweden Raises Military Alert Level

The Swedish Armed Forces have raised the level of readiness at Headquarters and placed two Gripen fighter jets on the island of Gotland.A statement on their web page reads: "In view of the serious developments in Ukraine, the Armed Forces act, among other ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 01 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 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 - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

support ETPS flight operations

Contract Awarded for with the Gripen D fighter over a four-year period, from 2015 to 2018. Contract Awarded Date:July 2014 ETPS and Saab have signed a new, multi-year framework agreement for the ... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Finland responds to airspace incidents

Last week Finland announced that it was stepping up air response readiness following three separate cases in which Russian aircraft strayed into Finnish skies. Hornet combat jets have been moved to support bases in the south of Finland and will conduct ... [Published Barents Observer - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 3 reports

Sweden to buy next-generation jets despite Swiss pullout

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 ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil Air Force, Saab discuss Gripen procurement deal

BRASILIA, Brazil, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Representatives from Saab and the Brazilian Air Force on the proposed acquisition of Gripen NG fighter jets have been held in Brasilia this week.The Brazilian Air Force said the discussions were the first of three rounds ... [Published UPI - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil Evaluates Gripen NG Offer

Fifteen representatives of the Swedish company SAAB are at the headquarters of the Air Force Command in Brasilia (DF) this week to discuss the details of the proposed acquisition of 36 Gripen NGs.They will meet specialist groups with a committee of FAB ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Switzerland’s gain is Sweden’s loss

Sweden has announced that it will wear the costs associated with Switzerland’s cancellation of 22 Saab Gripen fighter jets.Sweden had expected that Switzerland would contribute to the development costs for the jets, but Swiss voters rejected the popular ... [Published World Radio Switzerland - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden to Buy Next-Generation Jets Despite Swiss Pullout

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.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published DefenseNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 3 reports

Predator packing plenty of power

One of the Royal Thai Air Force’s Saab JAS 39 Gripen Fighters which are being used during Exercise Pitch Black Source: News LimitedThe Royal Thai Air Force brought their own brand of Sharknado to the Territory’s Exercise Pitch Black in the form of a ... [Published Northern Territory News - Aug 09 2014]

Quotes

"Deviating from this original decision could impede the future purchase of fighter aircraft" says Schellenberg. An additional combat improvement of the Tiger fleet is neither financially nor strategically reasonable...
"So you don't have any direct evidence, but you're saying the facts presented suggest this?" commission chairman Willie Seriti asked Woods
"Besides Joe Modise, its very unlikely that any of them also benefited" said Woods, explaining the benefits were not in the form of cash
...Defense minister Karin Enstroem stated "Global developments and Russian action in Ukraine, with troops in the country, underline the importance of us pursuing the acquisition of the next generation fighter aircraft...."

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„The Air Force is Still Going Higher“ [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Woods confronted over arms graft claims [Published The New Age Online - 3 hours ago]
Modise benefitted from arms deal [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - 8 hours ago]
Joe Modise benefited from arms deal [Published Citizen.co.za - 8 hours ago]
Hard to believe arms deal was clean – Gavin Woods [Published Citizen.co.za - 9 hours ago]
Slovakia creeps closer to Gripen agreement [Published Flight International - 9 hours ago]
Former Scopa chairman to testify at Seriti Inquiry [Published Citizen.co.za - 13 hours ago]
Former Scopa chairman to testify [Published Cape Times - 17 hours ago]
Sweden : SWEDEN sets to purchase Next-Generatio... [Published TVNewsCheck - 18 hours ago]
support ETPS flight operations [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 18 hours ago]
Sweden : SWEDEN sets to purchase Next-Generatio... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 19 hours ago]
The Czech Republic is expanding its participati... [Published RIN.ru - Sep 01 2014]
Sweden Raises Military Alert Level [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 01 2014]
Finland responds to airspace incidents [Published Barents Observer - Sep 01 2014]
Sweden to buy next-generation jets despite Swis... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 30 2014]
Brazil Air Force, Saab discuss Gripen procureme... [Published UPI - Aug 29 2014]
Brazil Evaluates Gripen NG Offer [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 29 2014]
Switzerland’s gain is Sweden’s loss [Published World Radio Switzerland - Aug 29 2014]
Friday news briefing — Aug. 29, 2014 [Published Prague Post - Aug 29 2014]
Sweden to Buy Next-Generation Jets Despite Swis... [Published DefenseNews.com - Aug 29 2014]
Sweden to buy fighter jets despite Swiss pullout [Published The Local Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
AFP - aerospace-Sweden-defence-Switzerland-budgets [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 29 2014]
BAE Systems Unveils New Platform-Agnostic Strik... [Published Defense World - Aug 27 2014]
Top Guns tear-up Top End [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 23 2014]
Enström: Sweden Must Keep Sub-building Know-how [Published DefenseNews.com - Aug 22 2014]
Former Czech PM Topolanek stands up for lobbyis... [Published Ceskenoviny - Aug 21 2014]
Pilatus To Deliver PC-21 Trainer Aircraft To Qatar [Published Defense World - Aug 20 2014]
Remote controlled Black Hawks - reviving aircra... [Published Air Force Technology - Aug 20 2014]
PICTURES: Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia... [Published Flight International - Aug 19 2014]
Thailand deploys Gripens to Australia for first... [Published Flight International - Aug 19 2014]
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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 ...
NATO air force training slated for Czech Republic [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 17 2014]
A large NATO aviation training with the participation of pilots and soldiers from 11 allied countries will take place in the Czech Republic in early September, Magdaléna Dvořáková, from the general staff press department, told ČTK.Along with Czech ...
JAS 39 Gripen will meet Air Force’s multirole c... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 03 2014]
“And after the F/A-50s, we are hoping that we will soon acquire our first modern fighter aircraft,” Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin in earlier report.It is also known that coming 12 FA-50 Philippine version will act as the country’s trainer and main ...
“U.S. spyplane violated Swedish airspace to esc... [Published The Aviationist - Aug 01 2014]
A U.S. RC-135 Rivet Joint violated the Swedish airspace recently in an (unconfirmed) attempt to escape interception by Russian fighter jets, Swedish media outlet says. According to DN.se , on Jul. 18, an RC-135 Rivet Joint spyplane crossed the Swedish ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 22nd... [Published Think Defence - Jul 23 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions Air Force Nicholas Soames:  To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the  (a)  rank and  (b)  length of service was of each RAF engineer (aerosystems) officer ...
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Embraer to partner with Saab in joint programme... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 11 2014]
Result in Swiss referendum announced [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 18 2014]
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