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Saab JAS-39A Gripen

Prime contractor Saab Military Aircraft
Country of origin Sweden
Type multi-role fighter, attack and reckon aircraft
Crew 1
First flight 1988
In-service year 1997
Engine One General Electric/Volvo Flygmotor RM12 afterburning turbofan, 18,100 lb thrust
Ceiling 50,000 ft
Speed 2,126 km/h / 1,321 mph
Wing span 8.4 m / 27 ft 7 in
Length 14.1 m / 46 ft 3 in
Height 4.5 m / 14 ft 9 in
Weight empty 14,600 lb
Max. take-off weight 27,560 lb
Cannon One Mauser BK27 27mm cannon
Armament Up to 14,330 lb including Rb74/AIM-120 AAMs, Rb15F/Rb75 ASMs, free-fall bombs, rockets, DWS 39 submunition dispensor weapons, recce/sensor pods, and fuel tanks on eight external points

 

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