Sweden Offers Gripen Jets to Croatia

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  • 09:02 AM, September 9, 2020
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Sweden Offers Gripen Jets to Croatia

Swedish firm Saab has today submitted its proposal of 12 new Gripen C/D fighter aircraft to Croatia.

Representatives of the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the Swedish Embassy in Croatia submitted the government-to-government proposal of 12 new Gripen C/D fighter aircraft to the Croatian authorities. Parallel to Sweden’s proposal, Saab is offering a tailored made strategic cooperation package that will boost the Croatian defence industry, and benefit Croatian security by building a long-term partnership with strategic sectors.

Gripen C/D is a modern and proven multi-role fighter that uses the latest technology and performs an extensive range of air-to-air, air-to-ground and reconnaissance missions. The aircraft is in operational service with the air forces of Sweden, Hungary, the Czech Republic, South Africa and Thailand.

Gripen fighters of the Czech and Hungarian Air Forces participate regularly in NATO operations and exercises, proving the fighter’s full NATO interoperability.

Recently, the company offered Gripen combat jet with new decoy missile system for Finland’s HX fighter procurement project.

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