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May 27, 2016
Sweden modernizing Gripen fleet
Stockholm, Sweden (UPI) May 24, 2016
The Swedish military is upgrading its Gripen C/D aircraft, with changes to both hardware and software. The Swedish Defense Materiel Administration, FMV, said the changes being made this spring include the addition of the Meteor missile to give the fighters increased long-range air-to-air capability. The missile's propulsion is managed by a ramjet engine. "The ramjet engine provides a significant increase in range," said Michael Östergren, project manager for the version 20 upgrad ... read more

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