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Saab’s Gripen E fighter jets are to be equipped with missile eject launcher pylons from Exelis

Exelis has signed an agreement with Saab Aeronautics to manufacture and supply structural components for the latter’s Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft. Pneumatic missile eject launcher pylons are to be developed and supplied to Saab of Sweden by Excelis under a long-term agreement. Under the terms of business agreement, the company will develop and supply
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Argentina Buying SAAB Gripens? Brits Say ‘No Way’

Argentina’s Defense Minister Agustin Rossi surprised just about everybody when he announced on Oct. 21 that his government intended to buy 24 Saab Gripen E fighters to re-equip his nation’s ancient Air Force. But Rossi’s request appeared to ignore a likely insurmountable hurdle to the sale: Britain, its longtime foe, has a near veto on
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