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The Impressive Saab JAS 39 E Gripen:
The Saab JAS 39E is a heavily updated version of the Swedish multi-role combat aircraft Saab JAS 39 Gripen, that is capable of carrying out attack,
The Saab JAS 39E is a heavily updated version of the Swedish multi-role combat aircraft Saab JAS 39 Gripen, that is capable of carrying out attack, fighter, and reconnaissance duties.
It is named after the legendary creature called the Griffin, which was half eagle, half lion and was meant to possess divine power.
The Gripen came from a long line of impressive and innovative home-grown Swedish fighters that dated back to the 1940’s. None of the following aircraft were commercially successful due to Sweden’s strict stance on neutrality.
For a relatively small country, Sweden consistently came up with world class fighter aircraft and were not afraid to be radical. In 1945 they introduced the unorthodox twin boom fighter/attack Saab 21, which had an unusual pusher configuration............read rest of article
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