Finnish Fighter Fight
Reuben F. Johnson | 05/24/2021
Finland is seeking a replacement for its aging fleet of F/A-18 Hornet
fighter jets. Sweden is considered a top contender, due to strong
bilateral defense ties and an extensive package for local industry,
offering a fleet of 64 advanced Gripen E fighters, weapons and two
GlobalEye airborne early warning and control aircraft. Above is an
artist's rendition of a Swedish Gripen E and a GlobalEye aircraft.
Finland rarely makes the spotlight in the global defense world. Helsinki's last...