26 October 2014 | IHS Jane's
Brazil signs for 36 Gripen E/F fighters
Brazil has signed a SEK39.3 billion (USD5.4 billion) contract for 36 Gripen E/F fighters, the company announced on 27 October.
The contract, which was signed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) through the Aeronautics Command (COMAER), follows a decision by the Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB) to select the Swedish-built fighter to fulfil its F-X2 requirement in December 2013.
Starting from 2019, the FAB will take delivery of 28 single-seat Gripen E and eight twin-seat Gripen F aircraft. Deliveries are set to run through to 2024.
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