In the face of threats from the East, Sweden is considering an expanded fighter fleet that could prove beneficial to the locally developed Gripen family of fighters. Plans now call for the air force to replace its existing fleet of 95 JAS 39C/D Gripens with 60 new-model Gripen Es, the first of which are to be delivered this year. But in air force proposals revealed last summer, there were calls for the new Gripen E fleet to potentially double, while a white paper published by the Swedish ...

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