Saab officials say they are confident Swiss voters will approve a May 18 referendum to buy JAS-39E Gripen combat aircraft. Speaking March 19 during the company’s annual Gripen seminar in Stockholm, Richard Smith, Saab’s campaign lead for Switzerland, said he was optimistic about the vote despite recent polling conducted by the Institute Leger and published in the Swiss newspaper SonntagsBlick, which suggested that around 60% of Swiss voters are against the purchase. “We are very ...
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