In Sweden, began assembling the first two-seater "Gripen F" for the Brazilian Air Force

In Sweden, began assembling the first two-seater "Gripen F" for the Brazilian Air Force

Saab has begun construction of the first Gripen F two-seat aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force. According to the press service of the company, a metal cutting ceremony for the fighter was held at the enterprise in Linkoping, and the first components of the air intakes were assembled.


As stated, the two-seat version of the Gripen F fighter was developed on the basis of the single-seat Gripen E, from which the double is denounced by the installation of a seat, displays and controls for the second crew member. Gripen F will be used both in the training mode of the second crew member and in the mode in which crew members can share the workload by entering various settings on the display equipment used.

The Brazilian Ministry of Defense in December 2013 of the year summed up the results of the tender for the supply of the country's air force to fighter aircraft to replace the obsolete Dassault Mirage IIIE / D, withdrawn from service in the 2005 year. The winner of the competition, which was attended by the Swedish JAS-39E / F Gripen NG, Eurofighter Typhoon, French Dassault Rafale, Russian Su-35, American Boeing F / A-18E / F Super Hornet and Lockheed Martin F-16BR Fighting Falcon, was announced a fighter from Sweden.

In total, according to the contract, Saab will supply the Brazilian Air Force with 36 Gripen fighters: 28 single-seat Gripen E aircraft and eight two-seat Gripen F. Moreover, the contract states that Brazilian fighters must be specially modified to meet the requirements of the customer's air force. In the version for Brazil, Gripen fighters received a dashboard with a central widescreen information display, two auxiliary small information displays and an updated display system on the windshield. Improved flight control system software has also been installed.

It is reported that thirteen fighters will be manufactured at the headquarters in Linkoping, Sweden, eight car kits will be manufactured in Sweden, but assembled in Brazil, and the latest 15 fighters will be built in Brazil from scratch. Aircraft delivery will begin no earlier than 2021 of the year and should end by 2024.
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  1. NEXUS 29 March 2020 18: 32 New
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    How much money we invest in weapons, but the mind is not added. It seems that humanity has already defeated old age, disease, poverty and now, now, there’s simply nowhere to put money in, therefore we are inventing new ways to kill.
    1. mark1 29 March 2020 18: 37 New
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      Quote: NEXUS
      How much money we invest in weapons, but the mind is not added.

      As they bought from the wrong people, they continue to spend money in the wrong place.
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    3. Vasyan1971 29 March 2020 18: 38 New
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      Quote: NEXUS
      therefore, invent new ways to kill.

      Si vis pacem, para bellum. ©
      And where to go? request
    4. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 18: 50 New
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      Brazil has a lot of money for gold flying basins.
      1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 18: 54 New
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        Look at the cost of releasing influenza and the cost of releasing competitors, and Brazil with whom to fight? The largest power of the continent.
        1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 13 New
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          Find yourself, compare the cost and technical characteristics of single-engine fighters J-10 and Gripen F.
          1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 17 New
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            These are cars from different decades, they cannot be compared even as closely
            1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 21 New
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              I think Chinese is better than Swedish fighter.
              1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 23 New
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                Your right, only pilots think differently
                1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 33 New
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                  It is a pity that Russia does not produce single-engine fighter jets.
                  1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 17 New
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                    Yes, our Air Force clearly lacks such an aircraft to exhaust the life cycle of NATO aircraft in peacetime.
                    1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 20: 20 New
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                      I’ll probably agree with that.
                2. knn54 29 March 2020 20: 27 New
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                  Terms of the contract: reinvestment of 100% of the contract amount in the Brazilian economy, the winner must (at least) deploy licensed production of fuselages, avionics and engines in the territory of the buyer, as well as transfer a number of key technologies for their aircraft. The creation of joint ventures with Brazilian companies was welcomed.
                  The following were excluded from the competition:
                  - The Su-35, which was at that time under development, the Brazilians considered "raw"; -
                  - Lockheed Martin has refused widespread technology transfer;
                  - Eurofighter failed to offer a sane development program Typhoon.
                  The "Frenchman" simply did not arrange for the military.
              2. Pirogov 29 March 2020 20: 56 New
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                Quote: Nikolai Ivanov_5
                I think Chinese is better than Swedish fighter.

                Very controversial opinion .....
        2. Gray brother 29 March 2020 19: 19 New
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          Quote: Vadim777
          and Brazil with whom to fight?

          With Venezuela, there is delicious oil and no democracy.
          1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 28 New
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            Brazil does not need it for nothing
            1. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 19: 32 New
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              Quote: Vadim777
              Brazil does not need it for nothing

              America needs it, but Brazil under the new president fell under the United States and became its vassal.
              1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 34 New
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                And I did the right thing
                1. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 19: 36 New
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                  Quote: Vadim777
                  And I did the right thing

                  Do you like this behavior (makes a positive impression, inspires respect)?
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                    1. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 19: 58 New
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                      Substitution of concepts: That is, it’s not the USA that is ruining the Venezuelan economy and barking at it (you see something they don’t like), but Venezuela is guilty, allowing itself an independent policy that the USA does not like, and therefore it’s guilty? in your opinion, the right to behave this way only because it has leverage over it? But what about freedom, equality, democracy? Only for the USA?
                      And so the United States is not eternal, but the one who will not enter into confrontation with them will survive ...

                      Just how will those who did not dare to enter into confrontation live with them in the new world? Those who dare to confront and prepare to live independently and relying on their resources will find themselves in a much more favorable position in the new world.
                      1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 23 New
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                        The Persians fully agree with you, only they were appointed a bogeyman, and the next victim for whipping
                      2. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 20: 35 New
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                        Quote: Vadim777
                        The Persians fully agree with you, only they were appointed a bogeyman, and the next victim for whipping

                        This is exactly what Iran was appointed the scapegoat, because it does not bend under anyone. Which, from the point of view of the United States, is a crime against its hegemony-dictate. I doubt the Iranian victim. The USA is not in shape now. Yes, and Iraq was once Americans the same Iran and Saudi Arabia each helped to topple over in their own interests.
                        I will repeat my questions. Your opinion is interesting.
                        The legitimate US dictator, in your opinion, has the right to behave this way only because he has leverage over it? But what about freedom, equality, democracy? Only for the USA?
                      3. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 52 New
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                        Freedom, equality, brotherhood are communist slogans,
                        And democracy is the right, the rule of law, respect for property, non-control of the judiciary by the ruling system ...
                        Hence the misunderstanding of different systems
                      4. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 21: 09 New
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                        Freedom, equality, brotherhood are communist slogans,

                        The West calls itself a community of free countries with equal opportunities. In which country does the Statue of Liberty stand and what does it mean? Is there communism in the USA?
                        And democracy is the right, the rule of law, respect for property, non-control of the judiciary by the ruling system ...

                        Of course. Without this, freedom turns into lawlessness.
                      5. Vadim777 29 March 2020 21: 16 New
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                        In what country does the Statue of Liberty stand and what does it mean?
                        A gift from France to the states symbolizing independence from the British crown

                        And imagine the freedom of entrepreneurship in the west ... There you can’t send a tax to a nearby store ...
                  2. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 57 New
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                    As for the Iranian victim, I doubt it. The US is not in shape right now.
                    The murder of Suleiman showed how much Americans are not in shape, this is equivalent to Shoigu
                  3. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 21: 12 New
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                    Quote: Vadim777
                    As for the Iranian victim, I doubt it. The US is not in shape right now.
                    The murder of Suleiman showed how much Americans are not in shape, this is equivalent to Shoigu

                    This is tantamount to outright terrorism. I’m talking about a real war. Will the USA pull it in its current state?
                  4. Vadim777 30 March 2020 08: 57 New
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                    Definitely pull, the time just has not come yet, if you kill a bugaboo, where then take another one to scare the average man?
          2. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 29 New
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            And interestingly, what was the attempt to pursue an independent policy of Venezuela expressed?
          3. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 20: 40 New
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            Quote: Vadim777
            And interestingly, what was the attempt to pursue an independent policy of Venezuela expressed?

            In Chavisma. That is, the way out of the influence of the United States, the return of oil revenues to the hands of Venezuela from the hands of Anglo-Saxon multinational companies. That is, the desire to stop being the US colonies that are being exploited.
          4. Vadim777 29 March 2020 20: 47 New
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            That is, in the expropriation of other people's property? Take and share? And how, successfully happened?
          5. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 21: 15 New
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            Quote: Vadim777
            That is, in the expropriation of other people's property? Take and share? And how, successfully happened?

            Oil in the territory of Venezuela is not its property? Maybe transnational corporations expropriated the property of Venezuela to Chavism? And then before Chavism oil was taken away from Venezuela and not even divided.
          6. Avior 30 March 2020 00: 51 New
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            Venezuelans do not know how to process and at a relatively low cost they can produce heavy oil, and it is in Mexico like that
            And without refining, this oil is worth nothing, in the United States there are cases when such oil is not only given for free, but also paid on top
            When Chavez took the companies from foreigners, namely they debugged oil production in Mexico, then they worked for some time on the old margin of safety, but the further the more difficult, the cost increases and competitiveness falls
            “Take away and share” happened, but then managed on their own, completely failed
            What Venezuelans are now reaping
          7. Vadim777 30 March 2020 08: 54 New
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            Property is material assets created by people, and oil is a natural resource. The state sells licenses for its development to someone who can start developing deposits and then receives taxes from a barrel, so when the state squeezes the company from the owner, this is essentially a wreck , called nationalization .... But the raters must be killed, so that it would be disgraceful for others ....
  • Gray brother 29 March 2020 20: 52 New
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    Why ruin your economy and population?

    Russians give up! Politruk is lying to you! You will find rest, hot food and good music!
    1. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 21: 22 New
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      Yeah. You will drink Bavarian beer.
    2. Vadim777 30 March 2020 09: 03 New
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      Already surrendered, go to the cemetery and see who is there, and then compare the area of ​​the cemetery to 91 years and modern
    3. Gray brother 30 March 2020 09: 50 New
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      Quote: Vadim777
      Already surrendered, go to the cemetery and see who is there, and then compare the area of ​​the cemetery to 91 years and modern

      It’s strange that they didn’t decrease, yes.
    4. Vadim777 30 March 2020 10: 27 New
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      I'm talking about growth dynamics
  • Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 58 New
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    https://www.1tv.ru/n/69956
  • Paul Siebert 30 March 2020 06: 04 New
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    Quote: NEXUS
    How much money we invest in weapons, but the mind is not added. It seems that humanity has already defeated old age, disease, poverty and now, now, there’s simply nowhere to put money in, therefore we are inventing new ways to kill.

    Yes, from the perspective of a pandemic, much is seen differently.
    Why not unite humanity in view of the common danger.
    This happened in the Middle Ages. Mercenary squads lifted the siege from plagued cities. The monarchs put up to stop the infection on the border of their own powers ...
    Are we over the centuries stupid? request
  • Vadim777 29 March 2020 18: 47 New
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    Well, Brazilians know how to count money ...
    1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 18: 50 New
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      What can they do?
      1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 18: 51 New
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        Friends, they know how to count ...
        1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 18: 53 New
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          Better Chinese planes bought than these golden basins.
          1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 05 New
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            Do you choose Volvo or knock-knock?
            1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 08 New
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              As already 10 years, Volvo belongs to a Chinese company.
              1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 10 New
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                Belonging to the investor is absolutely not connected with technology transfer.
                1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 15 New
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                  BMW has been producing automobile engines in China for a long time, and they will have no problems with steel.
                  1. Vadim777 29 March 2020 19: 20 New
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                    Engines for Asian markets ... they don’t go to Europe
                    1. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 19: 26 New
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                      Well, even if so, then the Chinese are now in industrial espionage ahead of the rest.
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  • Mytholog 29 March 2020 18: 54 New
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    ... and the last 15 fighters will be built in Brazil from scratch.

    Well, after 10 years - we are also waiting for the Brazilian “work of art” like the Indian HAL Tejas.
  • Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 19: 27 New
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    thirteen fighters will be manufactured at the headquarters in Linkoping in Sweden, eight car kits will be manufactured in Sweden but assembled in Brazil, and the last 15 fighters will be built in Brazil from scratch. Aircraft delivery will begin no earlier than 2021 and should end by 2024.

    What is meant by “in Brazil from scratch?” Will Brazilians also make engines? If not, then this is already a way to assemble Lego constructor from foreign components.
  • Dzafdet 29 March 2020 19: 39 New
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    A good plane, it can work with ordinary highways. That's just his engine is American ... Ours gave him the nickname "Viper" ...
    1. Sky strike fighter 29 March 2020 19: 43 New
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      Americans one of their latest modifications
      The F-16s are called Viper, i.e. the viper.
  • oldzek 29 March 2020 20: 21 New
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    brothers! this is all far away and it does not concern us! and here WAS DIED THE WRITER, FRONTOVIC, and just a good MAN YURI BONDAREV. "silence," "hot snow," "battalions ask for fire."
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    2. Nikolay Ivanov_5 29 March 2020 22: 31 New
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      Quote: oldzek
      brothers! this is all far away and it does not concern us! and here WAS DIED THE WRITER, FRONTOVIC, and just a good MAN YURI BONDAREV. "silence," "hot snow," "battalions ask for fire."


      I am sorry for the near and dear ones.

      https://lenta.ru/articles/2020/03/29/ybondarev/?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fyandex.ru%2Fnews