Sweden is one of the smallest countries in the world that maintains an aerospace industry sophisticated enough to develop advanced fighters, and Gripen helps ensure the survival of that industry. .. Gripen made its debut following the proliferation of powerful 4th generation fighters (F-14, F-15, F-16, F / A-18, MiG-29, Su-27) and learned from its development and procurement. But lessons can be applied. .
The main feature of Gripen is its small size and low cost compared to other 4th generation and above fighter aircraft on the market. It has always been difficult to quantify the cost of a flight, but Gripen’s cost seems to be less than $ 60 million. In addition, according to Jane, Gripen has the lowest operating costs of all modern fighter aircraft. Gripen has a reputation for being user-friendly with a simple look and an easy-to-understand interface.
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