Latest JAS 39 Gripen Stories

2011-06-20 08:00:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Norwegian defense company NAMMO are in the process of qualifying an alternate rocket engine for the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile.

2010-11-23 00:01:06

SDL, (LSE:SDL) the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Swedish aerospace company Saab, to meet the needs of the Interactive Electronic Technical Publication (IETP) requirements of the Gripen fighter aircraft program.

2010-08-11 05:15:00

LONDON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Emission & Power Solutions, Plc ("EPS"), (Ticker: EPI.F, Bloomberg ticker: EPI:GR), announced today that Bjorn Magnusson has been named Managing Director. Based in Turbenthal, Switzerland, Mr.

2010-07-22 05:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African Department of Defence awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract for Paveway II laser-guided bombs.

2009-12-17 09:49:00

LANCASTER, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY) announced a recent award to EW Simulation Technology ("EWsT"), the Company's subsidiary in Farnborough UK. Richard F.

2009-06-08 13:43:06

The Swedish military said it will compensate a poultry farmer whose 31 chickens were killed accidentally during an air force exercise. Farmer Asa Karlsson said in her complaint to the armed forces that her chickens were terrified when a Jas Gripen fighter aircraft flew at a lot altitude over their coop

2009-01-29 12:06:42

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu called for South Africa to tear up a defense contract with a Saab Aerospace subsidiary under investigation for bribery. The investigation concerns Saab subsidiary Sanip and the 1999 sale of JAS Gripen combat aircraft to South Africa, the Swedish news agency Tidningarnas Telegrambyra reported Thursday. They held the bribes out there like a carrot.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.