LE BOURGET — The Swedish air force is writing requirements to replace its aging fleet of Lockheed C-130H Hercules and Saab 105 jet trainers. Though it has firmed up its plans for the development of a new generation of Saab JAS 39 Gripen multirole combat aircraft, the air arm’s fleet of C-130s are among the oldest of their type operating in Europe, while the Saab 105s, known as Sk60s, need replacing by 2020 to be ready to support future generations of Gripen pilots. Speaking at the ...


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