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7 Comments on "Riding A Sweetened Gripen, Saab Targets India Again"

Abhiman
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Abhiman
7 months 29 days ago
I have 2 simple questions to ask SAAB and Indian government: Would Sweden agree to purchase Tejas Mk.1 A? Would it also agree to purchase the N-Tejas ? If the answer to the above is NO, then why oh why is SAAB pressing India to buy /manufacture its Gripen? (version doesn’t matter). And why is the Indian govt. even entertaining them ? The difference between the Tejas Mk.1 A and the Gripen E is only the engine, and nothing else. While Tejas uses GE F-404, the Gripen uses GE F-414. The payload of both jets is similar and the range… Read more »
Vidar
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Vidar
7 months 29 days ago

Your questions are based on the fantasy that the Tejas is anywhere near Gripen E in capability.

ben
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ben
2 months 14 hours ago

the only thing you got right is that it was a simple question

chowdary
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chowdary
7 months 28 days ago

if Gripen -E a/c is superior to Tejas Mk2 A/C , then india should stop developing Mk2 a/c. Go for collaboration with Saab to procure Gripen-E with the condition for collaboration for AMCA and UCAV programs to cut down lead time.

gurinder kehr
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gurinder kehr
7 months 21 days ago

An excellent aircraft which is seriously underestimated in terms of capability, by most people. Whether it can still find a place in our Air Force is a question though.

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