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SAAF Gripens grounded

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The South African Air Force’s (SAAF’s) Gripen fleet is temporarily grounded, with no aircraft serviceable, due to a lack of funding and maintenance and...

Gripen in ground run incident at AFB Makhado

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A 2 Squadron Gripen “incident” during a routine ground run was kept under wraps for over a month. Yet another sorry saga in the ongoing...

South African Air Force Capability Demonstration

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This video showcases the capabilities of the SA Air Force (SAAF) in the early '10s. Courtesy of the SAAF, this video features the Oryx medium...

Gripen maker Saab’s shares plunge as higher pandemic risks hit third-quarter...

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Shares in Swedish defence company Saab slid more than 10% on Monday after it posted falling third-quarter profits and said it saw increased risks due...

A-Darter ready for launch

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Denel Dynamics recently completed its V3E Agile Darter (A-Darter) air-to-air missile qualification tests, making deliveries to the South African Air Force (SAAF)...

Saab puts senior executive in SA to push for Gripen MS20...

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Saab has placed a senior executive in South Africa to try and persuade the South African Air Force (SAAF) to buy into...

No progress on Gripens for Botswana

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The government of Botswana says no deal has been signed yet for the acquisition of Gripen C/D fighter jets because it does...

Israel offers more capabilities for SA Gripens

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The South African Air Force has been offered enhanced capabilities for its Gripen fighter aircraft with a suit of new advanced systems...

GKN Aerospace signs support contract for SAAF Gripen engine

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GKN Aerospace has signed a three year contract extension with ARMSCOR for technical product support, maintenance and parts supply agreement for the...

Saab awarded SAAF Gripen support contract

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Saab has received a contract to support the South African Air Force's (SAAF's) fleet of 26 Gripens between November 2017 and February...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...