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JAS 39 Gripen multirole fighter

Country of Origin: Sweden


The JAS 39 Gripen (Swedish for Griffon) is a lightweight single-engine fighter designed for air-to-air, strike and reconnaissance missions. It is designed to meet existing and future threats, while meeting strict requirements for flight safety, reliability and minimizing operating costs.

The Gripen uses advanced avionics and the close-coupled canard wing configuration common to the multinational Eurofighter , the French Rafale and the aborted Israeli Lavi. Unlike these aircraft,...

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