A version of this article appears in the May 26 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. Switzerland has defended its neutrality for decades, but now its people have decided that their country—one of the richest in the world—cannot afford to spend money on a new fighter. Nearly 2.9 million Swiss voters went to the polls on May 18 to vote—again—whether to back or drop plans to fund the introduction of the next-generation JAS 39E Gripen to replace ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Swiss To Reconsider Fighter Plans".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.