Brazil, South Africa Discuss Co-Development Of Gripen E’s BVR Missile

Credit: Linus Svensson/Saab
As Brazil’s first Gripen E fighter moves down Saab’s assembly line, the final piece of the F-39 variant’s weapons package—a beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile—is still missing, but not forgotten. A new air-launched version of South Africa’s Umkhonto surface-to-air missile has emerged to compete...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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