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Farnborough: Year of the Gripen?

16th July 2014 - 11:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Farnborough


Saab has revealed plans to inaugurate an avionics systems test rig for further development of the Gripen E fighter.

Speaking at the Farnborough International Airshow, Lennart Sindhal, deputy CEO of Saab said that the systems test rig would mean that all the sensor suites for the aircraft could be tested on the ground, while data was transmitted and received from an airborne aircraft.

He added that this development will be followed by the production of three more tactical rig test aircraft over the next three years to prove the Gripen E fighter.

The aircraft will be built at a rate

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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