Saab 39 Gripen

1988

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Saab 39 Gripen

First flew in 1988. Entered production in 1995.

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Saab 39 GripenA three-view drawing (1712 x 1223)

Specification 
 CREW1
 ENGINE1 x Volvo RM 12, 80.5 kN
 WEIGHTS
  Take-off weight8000 kg17637 lb
 DIMENSIONS
  Wingspan8.4 m28 ft 7 in
  Length14.2 m47 ft 7 in
  Height4.7 m15 ft 5 in
 PERFORMANCE
  Max. speed2125 km/h1320 mph
 ARMAMENT1 x 27mm cannon

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Ricky Ahlgren, e-mail, 26.06.2017 13:08

Torbjörn Kampe is probably from Finland.

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TORBJÖRN KAMPE, e-mail, 26.04.2015 01:45

THIS AIRCRAFT HAVE FLY BYE VERE SYTEM FROM F-16 BLOK 2-4.
NOT HI-TEK FROM BLOK 60.
SEND THIS AIRCRAFT OUT TO THE WAR AND SEE WAT THIS AIR CRAFT CAN IN REAL WAR AND FRONT LINE.
REAL GAY LOVE REAL KILLER MASCIN TO KILL NOT FREND.
GREAT KILLER IS F-15, ME-109,F-4, F-86, MIG-15, F-14,MIG-21, MIG-25 AND MORE, THIS IS REAL KILLER. NOT JAS-39 GRIPEN THIS MASCKIN WAS NOT IN THE WAR. REAL KILLER KILL ANTHER ASS TO BAD MASCKIN. TO BE REAL MASCKIN MOST THIS JACK ASS OF JAS-39 GRIPEN GET OUT TO THE WAR. NOT IN THE WAR IS THIS MASCKIN CHIKEN.

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TORBJÖRN KAMPE, e-mail, 25.04.2015 16:34

THIS TOYS CAN NOT KILL MIG-31, SU-37, F-22 AND ANTHER COMBAT AIRCRAFT. THIS IS REAL TOYS FOR CHIKEN-PILOTS OF SWEDEN. CHIKEN-PILOTS FLY CHIKEN PLANE NAMN JAS-39 GRIPEN.

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Johan Runfeldt, e-mail, 22.07.2011 18:35

Mike, the only Swedish fighter so far that has fired its guns in anger is the J29 Flying Barrel. They were part of the UN mission to Congo in the early 1960s. Scan the net for more info.

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Mike Cole, e-mail, 05.04.2011 17:50

How is it that a small Nation such as Sweden can continuously produce world class military aircraft whilst the UK has to combine with other nations to produce the Euro fighter. Maybe we should team up with Sweden.
PS Has any Swedish fighter experienced actual combat and fired it's weapons in anger?

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Leo Rudnicki, e-mail, 09.11.2009 01:13

Had the F-20 been in service today, there would be a planned up-grade to F-414G which is designed to replace F-412 and F-404 without significant changes to the airframe. The planform origin is Viggen. The similarity is Typhoon. The fixed hinged foreplane and leading edge cutaway of Viggen are gone on Gripen.

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Martin, 08.11.2009 15:42

Leo, I do hope you realize the wing planforms origins from the Viggen, and not the Eurofighter. The Gripen is planned to be upgraded with a new engine (F414G).

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leo rudnicki, e-mail, 14.04.2009 19:04

oops! They took out the 30mm Oerlikon und schlipped in the Mauser.

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leo rudnicki, e-mail, 14.04.2009 04:30

With a powerplant arrangement from the Northrop F-20 and wing planform of Eurofighter, and the gun from the JA-37, and no more software problems, it just looks right. even if it isn't American, or maybe because it isn't.

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Jonny, 31.01.2009 20:44

You mean 4th or even 4.5th generation.
3rd generation jetfighters are aircraft like the MiG-21, F-4 or Mirage III

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Zigzaw, e-mail, 03.03.2008 00:52

Gripen was the first so called 3rd generation jetfighter operating and deployed in the world.

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