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domingo, 12 de novembro de 2017

Gripen Returns to Dubai After 12-Year Absence


By: Wording OD

The Gripen has not been seen at the Dubai Airshow since 2005, but its presence this year does not mean the aircraft is being actively competed for fighter requirements in the region. Rather, according to Jonas Hjelm, head of Saab's aeronautics business, the type's overdue return to the Airshow is testament to the importance of the event globally. "The Dubai Airshow is one of the last few really, really big international airshows," Hjelm says. "The reason we took Gripen this year was that it is a gathering place for many of our existing customers, but also, we hope, for our potential future customers from all around the world.