agill wrote:I think they're interested in the C/D version.
AirlineCritic wrote:Congrats to Philippines and Sweden! Good choice.
SAS A340 wrote:Gripen C or E? Is it known how many they want to aquire? probably 15-20..? At least new ones,since we don´t offer used ones anymore.
Ozair wrote:Not sure it would be a wise acquisition, not only because there are no Gripens C/D available, but used F-16s have won multiple competitions over the Gripen lately. Additionally there are more regional F-16 operators, likely improving integration and training.
Ozair wrote:Bit early for that, nothing has been ordered, it is just a news report on a DND finding. As already indicated they still need to allocate funding which is not easy right now for an acquisition this size.
bunumuring wrote:Thanks for your information! Your absolute last point is most interesting....
SAS A340 wrote:According to Swedish press, Philippines are interested in 10-12 Gripen C.
Ann Wolgers, press officer at Saab, confirms that pilots from the Philippine Air Force have been in Sweden and flown the Gripen.
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