Contents tagged with Gripen

  • Ukraine in talks with Sweden over potential Gripen aircraft supply

    Ukraine and Sweden are currently in talks regarding the potential supply of Gripen aircraft to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The discussions took place during a meeting between Ukraine's Minister of Defense, Rustem Umerov, his deputy Lieutenant General, Ivan Gavrilyuk, and the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Micael Byden, as reported by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

    "There continues to be fruitful bilateral work on the delivery of Gripen aircraft to us," stated Ivan …

  • Sweden considers sending Gripen fighter jets to Ukraine

    The Swedish government has asked the country's Armed Forces to examine the possibility of sending Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter jets to Ukraine, and to provide a report on the matter by November 6, said Swedish Defence Minister Pål Jonson during a press conference, where he announced a new aid package to the Ukrainian Armed Forces worth 2.2 billion kronor (approximately $200 million).

    However, the Minister emphasized that due to internal security reasons, Sweden must become a member of NATO …