Saab JAS-39 Gripen

Saab JAS-39 Tribute

The Saab JAS-39 Gripen (Griffin) is a light single-engine multirole fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab. The Gripen has a delta wing and canard configuration with relaxed stability design and fly-by-wire flight controls.

It is powered by the Volvo RM12, and has a top speed of Mach 2. Later aircraft are modified for NATO interoperability standards and to undertake in-flight refuelling.



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Location: Sweden