Competitiveness: a major competitor to Swedish fighter jet, Gripen reportedly in serious trouble
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
One of the main competitors to the Swedish fighter aircraft brand,
Gripen, the German based Eurofighter has reportedly gotten into big
Swedish media sources such as the business daily, that Dagens Industri
is reporting based on reports on German paper, Der Spiegel, that only
every second of the German Air Force's Eurofighter planes start
The plane built by Airbus manufacturer, EADS, Eurofighter is reported
to be having both technical and security problems. Among others, the
plane is said to have the ability to incorrectly eject seat.
These problems mean that the planes that will be delivered in the
future must be further investigated and possibly rebuilt. Moreover,
already delivered planes are to be updated as the entire fleet should
have the same technical standard, writes Dagens Industri.
Could this mean less turbulent air around the wings of Gripen - in terms of market prospecting?
By Scancomark.com Team
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