The revolution in the global fighter market started with good news and bad news at the end of 2013. The good news was for Saab: Brazil’s selection of the JAS 39 E/F Gripen as its future fighter. This unlocked the Swedish government’s support, which was contingent on an international partner. The bad news was the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) dismissal of the Eurofighter Typhoon. For Saab, this was the start of hard work on what is largely a new ...

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