F-35 Program Office Eyes Gripen’s EW Pod

An ESTL pod is stationed on the outboard wing missile launcher for the Gripen.
Credit: Saab
A potential electronic warfare add-on for the Lockheed Martin F-35 could originate from the Saab Gripen fighter. The F-35 Joint Program Office has requested to buy two Saab Enhanced Survivability Technology (ESTL) pods, which include chaff, flare and decoy dispensing pods. The wing-mounted ESTL pods...

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