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While US says No to ToT, SAAB offers full tech transfer to India for Gripen

Swedish defence giant Saab Group said today it would ensure “full” technology transfer of its Gripen-E fighter jet to India if the company gets the contract to supply a fleet of the single engine combat aircraft to Indian Air Force. 394 more words

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EF Typhoon menossa kiville?

Pari päivää sitten YLE ja UK defense journual kertoivat BAEn joutuvan irtisanomaan parituhatta työntekijää Eurofighter Typhoonin myyntionelmien takia. Lyhyesti sanottuna kirjoituksessa ihmetellään miksi Typhoonin ylivertainen taistelukyky ei ole muuttunut myyntiluvuiksi. 50 more words

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News - India fighter delay,

India may not choose new single-engined fighter until 2019

India seem to have narrowed the choices down to the Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70 and the Saab Gripen-E.  358 more words

Gripen E or LCA Tejas MK-2? Which one is best for Indian Airforce??

For long Gripen vs LCA-Tejas comparison debate has been waged online by supporters of the both the fighter jets but further here we will continue to explore technology which SAAB was able to integrate into their latest Gripen variant and how India can take clues from them in developing LCA- Tejas MK-II. 973 more words

Aviation

News - UK shifts away from a Brexit Cliff, No Swedish Fighters

Important shift in UK negotiating position makes WTO cliff less likely 

We have taken the view that it is very unlikely that a failure to negotiate a trade deal by 2019 will result in a sudden reversion to WTO rules, which could involve tariffs and non-tariff barriers on components and semi-finished goods flowing between the UK and the continent as part of the aerospace industry’s complex supply chains. 569 more words

News - Austria to exit Eurofighters, buy a new fighter

Austria has confirmed that it is to phase out operations of its Eurofighters, and acquire  a new fleet of fighters with greater capabilities and lower costs. 224 more words

News - Ultra/Sparton, Airbus June O&D, Qatar cancels some A350s, Austrian Eurofighters and Gripen, German heavylift helicopters

Ultra agrees terms for Sparton

Ultra has announced that it has agreed terms for its acquisition of Sparton: $23.50 in cash, valuing Sparton at $235m plus debt acquired. 1,171 more words