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  1. 1. Cutaway inside Seeing is believing
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  3. 3. Gripen – new generation with over 100,000 hours in service By selecting Gripen to equip your air force, you are acquiring the most capable cost-effective, new generation, true multi-role fighter available. As Gripen was the first new generation fighter Setting new standards in operational service, it delivers the highest for operational sortie generation rates, greatest flexibility of basing and combat lethality superior to any effectiveness fighter in its class. The intelligent use of advance technology and where possible, the use of software to provide functionality ensures that Gripen maintains its combat supremacy via planned technology insertion through decades of frontline service. So whether you intend to complement your existing fighter fleet or introduce new, fully autonomous units, Gripen will meet or exceed your expectations. Welcome to the future of flexible, integrated and networked combat power. 3
  4. 4. National defence is largely dependent on control of air space. Cost-effective, reliable, versatile and with a significant built-in Incorporating the latest technology, Gripen is designed to meet growth potential, Gripen is both fully NATO and globally inter- both existing and future challenges to that authority. Meeting operable and is currently in service with and alongside NATO stringent requirements in terms of flight safety, availability, agility, member forces. 204 aircraft are on order for Sweden, including training and life cycle cost, Gripen represents the ultimate in 28 fully combat-capable two-seater fighters. Gripen has also operational efficiency. In short, Gripen is a supportable front line established itself as an export success. 14 Gripens have been fighter capable of fulfilling a range of roles, either alone or as part delivered to the Czech Republic enabling fulfilment of its of a wider defence network. commitment to NATO to police its own sovereign airspace. Another NATO member, Hungary, has also taken delivery of State-of-the-art technology, modern materials, integrated 14 Gripens. computer systems and advanced aerodynamics have produced a high performance fighter with a low life cycle cost. Always at the South Africa has contracted 26 Gripen fighters (17 single-seater forefront of innovation, the advances which we are committed to and 9 two-seater variants) to replace its existing front-line sharing with our partners and customers ensure the long-term fighters. Deliveries will commence in 2008. Gripen will remain future and sustainability of Gripen. the backbone of the Swedish, Czech, Hungarian and South African Air Forces for up to the next thirty years. The UK Empire Test Pilot’s School (ETPS) is also operating Gripen as its advanced fast jet platform for test pilots from around the world. Gripen was the first of the new Saab qualifies as a world leader in the supply of weapon systems. By virtue of our heritage and experience, we can provide the generation multi-role fighters latest defence systems customized to your requirements, regardless of mission area, climate, or theatre of operation. to enter operational service and has to date accumulated over 100,000 flight hours 4
  5. 5. Facts, format and functionality Designed to ensure outstanding combat The resulting handling qualities give Gripen agility, Gripen features a delta-canard the following distinct operational capabilities: configuration with relaxed aerodynamic Netcentric Fighter – A truly Network Centric new generation stability. The delta wing and canards, along multi-role fighter with the world’s most highly developed secure and multi-frequency data link, providing total situation with the digital fly-by-wire Flight Control awareness for the pilot in all roles. System, give the fighter an optimum Superior Sensor Fusion – A fully integrated avionic mission combination of manoeuvrability, acceleration, system operating on five 1553B digital data bus highways. This provides total sensor fusion resulting in enhanced combat top speed and short-field performance. capability guaranteeing precision delivery of smart weapons. Smart Digital Cockpit – An advanced fully digital cockpit layout with three large colour, Multi-Functional Displays (MFD) and Hands-On-Throttle-And-Stick (HOTAS) provide the pilot with a superior combat advantage. Don’t need, don’t show. See First - Kill First – A combination of low radar, IR and visual signatures, along with the long range PS05 multimode radar and sensor fusion, including world leading new generation weapon integration, ensure a high kill ratio in long range engagements. Outstanding Agility – The world’s most agile fighter for close combat. A combination of advanced aerodynamic layout utilizing a combined close-coupled canard – delta configuration and a triplex, digital fly-by-wire Flight Control System (FCS) leads to a winning dog-fight capability. High Operational Tempo – Gripen’s high operational availability, rapid turnaround and minimal support requirements lead to sustained high sortie rates giving Commanders the ability to meet the most demanding operations with minimum resources. Affordability – Gripen achieves the lowest operating cost of any fighter currently in operational service. This is accomplished by combining advanced system design, high technology, modern components and the highly reliable Volvo RM12 engine. Future development – Gripen is built to be adaptable to changing threats and operational requirements that a modern air force faces. Gripen has significant growth available and many features are implemented in software. This means that modifications are much easier to design and implement. In most cases costly hardware changes can be avoided. 5
  6. 6. Some things you ought to know Gripen is fully interoperable with NATO standard systems and The two-seater incorporates the following major modifications facilities including: to the basic single-seat structure: Weapon pylon systems A 0.65 m extension of the fuselage to accommodate Ground support equipment the rear cockpit. A range of NATO weapons The gun and its installation components have been removed. NATO-compatible identification and communication systems A central under-fuselage air intake for the Environmental Control System (ECS) replaces the twin intakes of the Gripen also includes: single-seat version. Worldwide environmental clearance Redesigned avionics and ECS installation, including new On-Board Oxygen Generation System (OBOGS) access doors. English-language displays and documentation Colour displays The two-seater retains the full operational capability of the Integrated Instrument Landing System (ILS) single-seater and is also available for type conversion, tactical Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system weapons training and more specialized missions. Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatibility Fully integrated Electronic Warfare (EW) system Not only does the two-seater incorporate many advanced 8,000 flight hours Service Life features such as extended armament and electronic capabilities, Fully integrated functions for: but also commonality between components and equipment FLIR pods utilized in the single-seater ensuring life cycle costs are minimized. Twin store carrier The rear cockpit is also equipped with the same head-down Optional air-to-air refuelling probe installation displays and controls as those used in the front cockpit. Gripen has available: Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) Reconnaissance pods Laser Designator Pod (LDP) Jammer pod Link 16 6
  7. 7. Single-seater Dimensions Span (incl. launchers) 8.4 m Length (excl. pitot tube) 14.1 m Height overall 4.5 m Wheel track 2.4 m Wheel base 5.2 m Weights Empty weight 6.8 tonnes Internal fuel >2.0 tonnes Total load capacity 5.3 tonnes Max take-off weight 14.0 tonnes Single-seater,Two-seater; Same operational capability Two-seater Dimensions Span (incl. launchers) 8.4 m Length (excl. pitot tube) 14.8 m Height overall 4.5 m Wheel track 2.4 m Wheel base 5.9 m Weights Empty weight 7.1 tonnes Internal fuel >2.0 tonnes Total load capacity 5.3 tonnes Max take-off weight 14.0 tonnes 7
  8. 8. A versatile multi-role capability is the Gripen has outstanding agility and high instantaneous turn rates giving unrivalled performance in close combat situations. A full key to defeating the threats of today authority digital ‘fly-by-wire’ flight control system enables carefree and tomorrow. Incorporating a state- handling throughout all areas of the flight envelope. The pilot can concentrate on the mission at hand and be fully confident that the of-the-art weapon system, Gripen fighter will always respond with maximum efficiency, performance possesses a look-down/shoot-down and safety. capability for engaging aircraft, missiles, These capabilities, when used in conjunction with the optional and even the smallest, low-flying targets. Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) and new generation Within Visual Range (WVR) missiles, makes Gripen unbeatable in Gripen is difficult to match in any air close combat. combat situation. Designed to fulfil an extensive range of operational roles and Gripen’s superior Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air combat having an air-to-air refuelling probe, Gripen can perform attack capability is the result of high performance radar combined with missions with self-escorting capability. Equipped with advanced the fighter’s low IR, radar and visual signatures. During an intercept, smart weapons, Gripen is able to detect and destroy a wide Gripen can engage multiple targets simultaneously with highly variety of targets, even at night or in poor weather conditions. advanced active-radar-guided BVR missiles. The world’s most advanced in-service data link not only provides unique targeting capabilities but also allow the pilot to communicate real-time information with other elements of the defence network whilst remaining undetected by the enemy. Knowing where your 8
  9. 9. Information and situation awareness are key factors in having the winning edge. The ability to acquire, retrieve, process, share and display tactical information – such as positional data for hostile and friendly units, missile engagement zones, and information from radar warning receivers – enables Gripen pilots to operate and interact effectively, whilst avoiding exposure to enemy fire. friends and enemies are Gripen is fitted with the Tactical Information Data Link System Central to Gripen’s fighting capability, the TIDLS enables the pilot (TIDLS) and an optional NATO-standard Link 16 data link to obtain qualitative data from other Gripens whilst the optional system, both of which allow secure and high-speed sharing of Link 16 provides access to an even greater quantity of data with other platforms. Using these data links, one Gripen can information from other Link 16 platforms. These data links relay tactical information and target data to other Gripens, or increase group information and situation awareness, enable other friendly fighters operating in the combat zone. This secure tactical surprise and enhance the capability of force interaction. mode of operation permits data to be transferred to and from Capable of significantly improving levels of combat effectiveness, command and control centres as well as other platforms, such data links are invaluable tools when controlling the battlefield and as tankers and Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft and give Gripen a flexible and decisive precision attack capability when provides a tactical winning edge. used alongside the Litening GIII FLIR/LDP targeting pod. An unrivalled mix of simplicity and sophistication ”Don’t need – don’t show” To ease pilot workload and take full advantage of the extensive amount of available information, a very efficient Human-Machine Interface (HMI) has been designed around the Gripen pilot. A combination of highly integrated system functionality, carefully designed cockpit controls and intuitive displays provide the pilot with an outstanding level of information and situation awareness, vital in combat situations. 9
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  11. 11. From the outset, Gripen was designed to execute operations not only from small bases such as road strips, but also extremely short or battle-damaged runways. The ability to deploy swiftly with mini- Minimal Footprint mum resources was a basic requirement of the Swedish Armed Forces when Gripen was first conceived. Ease of Maintenance This original capability has since been further enhanced with the incorporation of fully NATO compatible ground servicing connectors, utilization of NATO-standard aircraft fuel and other replenishable consumables, as well as the provision of NATO- standard cross-servicing maintenance documentation. All these features result in a minimal logistics footprint. For example, all the equipment (inclusive of all GSE and spares) required to support a four-week deployment with ten Gripens would occupy less than half of a C-130 Hercules’ cargo hold. Ideal when operating Gripen in the Expeditionary Role. the logistics footprint Turn-Around Power Supply Minimal personnel required Autonomus operation through for refuelling and rearming. the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU). Reliability Maintainability – Engine High reliability minimizing No specific support equipment time on ground. needed for access to the engine bay. Mini-hoist used for removal. Testability – BIT Fast, efficient and user-friendly Maintenance System fault localization and isolation. Maintenance Ground Support System (MGSS) designed to Maintainability – Accessibility allow ease of fleet management All major avionic LRUs placed irrespective of location. within a readily accessible central bay. Ground Support Equipment Minimal mobile and multi Maintainability Minimized Time purpose. Majority of access panels operate without GSE & placed within easy Mission Support System (MSS) reach from ground level. Fully mobile – allowing mission planning, rehearsal, analysis, mission debriefing/evaluation and training. 11
  12. 12. While minimum cost is one priority, of equal importance are A typical hot engine change takes less than one hour using only fighter availability and the support costs throughout the life cycle. a minimum amount of equipment and personnel. Because of So too, is the capacity of the support system to provide the the manner in which the Gripen system is configured, no special required resources where and when needed. The advanced checks are required following installation. mission support system has been conceived to ensure that Gripen can meet and sustain extremely high operational Applying an on-condition maintenance philosophy, wherever availability requirements. Combined with the multi-role possible, further minimizes scheduled maintenance. capabilities of the fighter, and its top-class mission effectiveness, Gripen’s outstanding availability performance represents a true The chart below shows that Gripen has fewer failures than its force multiplier. competitors. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for Gripen is 7.6 hours compared to its competitors with a corresponding Textbook references and theoretical calculations have their place, mean time between failures averaging 4.1 hours. When a fault but in the final analysis it is practical applications that count. This occurs, it is quickly rectified and the fighter is returned to service is where Gripen excels. An operational turnaround for a typical with the minimum of delay. A repair takes an average of 2.5 air-to-air mission takes ten minutes for a Gripen using minimal hours on a Gripen as opposed to 4.2 hours Mean Time To Repair support equipment and only six personnel. (MTTR) on a previous generation aircraft. In short, a Gripen delivers more time in the air than anything else on the market. Delivering the highest 48 Hours Gripen Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime 7.6 hrs 2.5 hrs 7.6 hrs 2.5 hrs 7.6 hrs 2.5 hrs 7.6 hrs 2.5 hrs 7.6 hrs Airtime 38 Elapsed Hours Maintenance 10 Elapsed Hours Previous Generation Aircraft Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime Maint. Airtime 4.1 hrs 4.2 hrs 4.1 hrs 4.2 hrs 4.1 hrs 4.2 hrs 4.1 hrs 4.2 hrs 4.1 hrs 4.2 hrs 4.1 hrs Airtime 24.6 Elapsed Hours Maintenance 23.4 Elapsed Hours 12
  13. 13. Not only is Gripen the most reliable true multi-role fighter available on the world market today, it also has the lowest through life support costs compared with any other fighters in its class. Providing a level of unrivalled flexibility, the Gripen’s support package is devised to allow the customer to choose the level of support and resulting dependency that they wish to have with the prime contractor. Saab is committed to providing cost-effective through life support for its customers. To fulfil this commitment Saab offers a follow-on support contract that includes a range of products and services all of which can be tailored to each customer’s specific needs. High MTBF Low MTTR More time in the air operational availability The following range of services can be provided: Spares re-provisioning covering: Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of components and aircraft Re-supply of spares for Level 1 maintenance Extensions to the support services provided in the initial acquisition contract, such as: Technical publication amendments Query response Service bulletins Field service representatives Sustained Engineering; securing continued airworthiness of delivered products 13
  14. 14. Lean and mean Gripen qualifies as the most reliable true multi-role fighter aircraft available in the world today. Operators can expect fewer failures, less maintenance, less down-time, and the lowest support costs of any fighter in its class. The persistent pursuit of excellence also extends to maintain- Competitor data is obtained from public domain sources such as ability and testability where, again, Gripen leads the field. With seminars, internet sites and contractor briefings. The comparison a Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) of 2.5 man hours per flying hour, shows the competitor data for each cost element as a percentage and less than five maintenance hours per flying hour, Gripen of Gripen’s costs. For example, if a competitors operating and is easier to maintain and requires fewer personnel, fewer spares, support cost were twice as much as Gripen, the bar chart would less ground support equipment and less downtime than its read 200%. competitors. These inherent design characteristics not only deliver the lowest initial support package but also ensure the As Gripen is still only at the beginning of its life cycle it will lowest through life support cost and an unbeatable price/ witness continuous improvements for its operating air forces for performance ratio. up to the next thirty years. Customers selecting Gripen on the basis of these proven benefits can look forward to continued The cost estimation relationship model shown below has future reductions in the cost of support and enhancements to been compiled using aircraft acquisition costs and key support the operational capability of the weapon system. parameters, such as Mean Time Between Failures (MTBFs) and maintenance man-hours per flying hour. Hard evidence for the Gripen data exists in the form of data taken from the stringent evaluation programme run by the Swedish Armed Forces. Substantially lower life cycle costs Index 450 RELATIVE LIFE CYCLE COST (LCC) than its competitors 400 350 Gripen 300 New Generation Single Engine New Generation Twin Engine 250 200 A/C Investment: Unit Fly-Away Cost. 150 Initial Provision Package: Cost for initial repair parts and lifetime investment in spares, special support equipment, technical data packages, 100 training equipment and a variety of contractor services required to provide initial support for the aircraft. 50 Maintenance: Cost for maintenance, repair, overhaul and mandatory modifications. Including depot level spares replenishment and labour cost. 0 Petrol, Oil & Lubricants: Cost for fuel, oil and lubricants. A/C Investment Initial provision Maintenance Petrol, Oil Package & Lubricants 14
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  16. 16. Training to maximize fighter potential The highest quality pilot and ground crew training is a prerequisite if the full potential of a modern fighter aircraft is to be realized. Training has taken on even greater significance with the advent of true multi-role fighters such as Gripen, enabling personnel to undertake a broader range of activities. The full potential of the aircraft and its systems can only be realized if pilots and ground crew are properly trained. The Gripen training concept guarantees safe, efficient and effective training. This is achieved through the use of real aircraft and synthetic ground-based systems such as simulators, part-task trainers and computer-aided learning tools. State-of-the art training functions embedded in the fighter, such as aiming and delivery modes of simulated weapons, along with dedicated systems for both tactical planning capability and mission rehearsal and evaluation provide a solid base for high quality pilot training. The fighter´s on-board digital recording system is used to replay the mission in a ground-based evaluation system designed to assess pilot and system performance. This can include analysis of weapon delivery results and overall tactical scenarios. Video replay can also be performed in the aircraft using the colour Multi-Function Display (MFD) system. In addition to its operational role, the two-seater version of Gripen, with its almost identical cockpits, facilitates efficient basic type conversion and tactical system training. Through extensive use of Built-In-Test (BIT) functions, fault diagnosis is much simpler for the ground crew. Maintenance requirements are also reduced through high reliability and short repair times. Consequently, Gripen’s ground crew training concept is based around the use of multi-skilled personnel as opposed to the traditional single skilled personnel approach. 16
  17. 17. Benefitting from the use of the latest Recognizing that every customer has unique requirements that evolve and change during the in-service life of the weapons technologies, systems, aerodynamics and systems, Saab has launched the Gripen Demonstrator modular avionics architecture, Gripen has programme. Aimed at demonstrating future technologies and capabilities, this programme will complement and further been designed with the aim of making enhance Gripen’s on-going technology insertion programme future enhancements straightforward and thereby ensuring it remains at the cutting-edge of fighter aircraft performance and capability well beyond 2040. affordable. By virtue of the programmes already put in place by the Swedish It is for this reason that no customers will be locked into any specific aircraft configuration. This choice and flexibility is customer, the Gripen system is the subject absolutely critical to the success of Gripen, as export customers of on-going improvement processes geared will account for a significant percentage of the fighter’s total sales. to deliver capability, functionality and This facility is not available when a manufacturer depends on a performance enhancements above and domestic market for the bulk of aircraft sales, or in the case of beyond the original specification. As well complex multi-national manufacturing programmes. as operational capability, many of these When it comes to Gripen, export customers can expect a higher are aimed at further improvements to level of customization at the time of initial sale and greater influence over, and participation in, the future enhancement supportability. programmes than any competitor can hope to offer. For example, a Letter of Agreement has been signed by Norway and Saab regarding co-operation in development work on the future versions of Gripen. Secure long-term enhancement 17
  18. 18. Gripen – advanced weapons flexibility Feedback from the recent conflicts in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq has confirmed that operational requirements are changing. Users of airborne platforms have also recognized this trend and are themselves imposing appropriate demands on equipment and systems suppliers. Users no longer want a specific aircraft for each operational role. They require a multi-role platform that is capable of undertaking all roles (air-to-air, air-to-ground, maritime strike and reconnaissance). Gripen has been developed to meet a wide range of operational requirements which include a variety of missions. The multi-role capability of Gripen and its ability to change roles in the air at the press of a button results in a unique swing-role, multi-mission flexibility. To fulfil the various missions that Gripen could be asked to undertake, the fighter has a variety of stores integrated and freedom of choice when it comes to the nationality of the weapons supplier. The customer has the choice to match Gripen together with stores from the United States of America, Europe and other regions of the world, or from indigenous suppliers. 18
  19. 19. Multi-role Capability Pylon station 1 2 3 4 5 3 2 1 Air-to-Air IR Missiles Air-to-Air Radar Missiles Air-to-Surface Missiles Smart Bombs Anti-ship Missiles Bombs Stand-off weapons ECM Pod Recce Pods FLIR/LDP Pod AACMI Pod Fuel Tanks 27 mm Gun G 19
  20. 20. R-DARTER IRIS-T (Air-to-Air RR Missile) (Air-to-Air IR Missile) AIM-9X SIDEWINDER (Air-to-Air IR Missile) PYTHON 4/5 (Air-to-Air IR Missile) A-DARTER (Air-to-Air IR Missile) AIM-9 SIDEWINDER (Air-to-Air IR Missile) AIM-132 ASRAAM (Air-to-Air IR Missile) DERBY (Air-to-Air RR Missile) SDB GBU39/B (Smart Bomb) AIM-120 AMRAAM (Air-to-Air RR Missile) Paveway III GBU-22/-24 (Smart Bomb) Paveway II GBU-10/-12/-16 (Smart Bomb) LIZARD II/III (Smart Bomb) LITENING GIII FLIR/LDP Pod EHUD/FPR SPICE (AACMI Pod) (Smart Bomb) M Mk80 Series (R (General Purpose Bombs) The graphical representations herein are artistic impressions based on the latest available information within the Public Domain and should not be taken as establishing any commitments on the part of Gripen International.
  21. 21. METEOR FUEL DROP TANK (Air-to-Air RR Missile) BOQ-X300 (ECM Pod) JDAM/JDAM-ER GBU-31/-32/-38 (Smart Bomb) AGM-65 Maverick (Air-to-Surface Missile) BRIMSTONE (Air-to-Surface Missile) VICON 18/72C (Reconnaissance Pod) RECCELITE (Reconnaissance Pod) AGM-154 JSOW RBS15 (Stand-off Weapon) (Anti-Ship Missile) LAYOUT artist: 3D STUDIO MAX artist: MRPS DWS39 TAURUS KEPD 350 Reconnaissance Pod) (Stand-off Weapon) (Stand-off Weapon)
  22. 22. 1. Gripen C Cockpit 50. Centre-fuselage aluminium alloy frame structure 2. Pitot tube 51. Aluminium alloy skin panelling 3. Vortex generating strakes 52. Dorsal Very High Frequency (VHF) antenna 4. Glass-fibre radome 53. Optional TACtical Air Navigation (TACAN) antenna 5. Automatic Direction Finder (ADF) Antenna 54. Dorsal spine fairing 6. Ericsson PS-05 multi-mode radar 55. Central fuselage integral fuel tank 7. Cockpit front pressure bulkhead 56. Port hydraulic reservoir, dual system 8. Yaw vane (Under forward fuselage and out of view) 57. Wing attachment fuselage main frames 9. Lower Ultra High Frequency (UHF) antenna 58. Engine compressor intake (Under forward fuselage and out of view) 59. Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) antenna 10. Incidence vane 60. Wing attachment carbon-fibre composite cover panel 11. Formation lighting strip 61. Starboard wing integral fuel tank 12. Rudder pedals 62. Fuel system piping 13. Windscreen 63. Leading edge dog-tooth 14. Wide angle Head Up Display (HUD) 64. Starboard leading edge two-segment manoeuvring flap 15. Cockpit canopy, hinged to port 65. Wing tip launcher and 16. Canopy breaker Miniature Detonating Cord (MDC) Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) antennas 17. Starboard air intake 66. Starboard rear position light 18. Martin-Baker Mk10L zero-zero ejection seat 67. Starboard outboard elevon 19. Cockpit rear pressure bulkhead 68. Starboard inboard elevon 20. Engine throttle lever 69. Overwing elevon actuator housing 65 21. Port side console panel 70. Bleed air spill duct 64 22. Cockpit section composite skin panelling 71. Formation lighting strips 23. Nose wheel door with integral taxying light 72. Automatic flight control system equipment 24. Retraction actuator 73. Fin root attachment joints 25. Twin-wheel nose undercarriage 74. Rudder hydraulic actuator 63 26. Hydraulic steering jacks 75. Carbon-fibre skin panelling with honeycomb substrate 27. 27 mm gun 76. Flight control system dynamic pressure sensor 28. Port air intake 77. Radar warning antenna 29. Boundary layer splitter plate 78. Fincap UHF/VHF antenna 103 30. Air conditioning system heat exchanger intake duct 79. Integrated Landing System (ILS) antenna 31. Avionics equipment compartment, access 80. Strobe light / anti collision beacon via nose wheel bay 81. Carbon-fibre composite rudder 32. Retractable, telescopic flight refuelling probe 82. Variable area afterburner nozzle 33. Cockpit rear avionics shelf 83. Nozzle control actuator (3) 115 34. Starboard canard foreplane 84. Port airbrake panel, closed 52 35. Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna 85. Airbrake hydraulic jack 36 36. Fuselage strake, port and starboard 86. Afterburner ducting 34 37. Heat exchanger and exhaust ducts 87. VolvoAero Corp RM12 38. Environmental control system equipment for cabin afterburning turbofan engine 35 37 pressurisation and equipment cooling 39 39. Self sealing fuel tank between intake ducts 38 40. Canard foreplane hydraulic actuator 15 41. Refuelling probe hinged door 41 42. Foreplane hinge mounting trunion 17 40 43. Port intake ducting 16 18 33 44. Temperature probe 42 32 45. Port navigation light 46. Gun ammunition door 14 31 43 44 1 30 47 47. Circuit breaker access panel 13 19 27 48. Formation lighting strips 46 49. Port canard foreplane carbon-fibre composite structure 20 45 21 29 22 5 12 28 7 11 10 24 26 23 9 6 8 4 25 3 2
  23. 23. 80 78 79 81 66 82 67 77 83 75 68 76 74 73 84 86 72 87 70 61 69 85 71 59 88 60 Original artist: 58 94 93 95 53 54 Computer artist: 57 89 56 55 92 51 96 90 91 109 97 62 50 108 110 107 106 98 111 101 112 100 105 49 114 48 113 102 99 104 88. Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) 101. Wing panel carbon-fibre skin panelling 89. Ventral airframe-mounted accessory 102. Port wing outboard NATO store compatible pylon equipment gearbox 103. Starboard wing outboard NATO store 90. Titanium wing root attachment fittings compatible pylon 104. Port mainwheel 91. Port wing integral fuel tank 105. Leading edge manoeuvring flap, inboard segment 92. Multi-spar wing panel primary structure 106. Leading edge flap-powered hinge actuator 93. Inboard elevon hydraulic actuator 107. Landing light 94. Port inboard elevon 108. Main undercarriage leg strut 95. Elevon carbon-fibre skin panelling 109. Hydraulic retraction jack with honeycomb substrate 110. Leading edge operating torque 96. Port outboard elevon shaft from central drive motor 97. Rear quadrant radar warning antenna 111. Mainwheel leg drag/breaker strut 98. Wing tip missile launch rail 112. Fixed inboard leading edge segment 113. Mainwheel door, closed after cycling 99. Port forward quadrant of undercarriage radar warning antenna 114. Port wing inboard “wet” NATO store 100. Leading edge manoeuvring flap, compatible pylon outboard segment 115. Starboard wing inboard “wet” NATO store compatible pylon
  24. 24. Gripen is no ordinary fighter It is your pride It is your wings Through long-term partnership, generating lasting national benefits, Gripen is committed to your future. Supported by a powerful business network, we can offer viable business opportunities and innovative financing, tailor made for your nation. Gripen International, SE-581 88 Linköping, Sweden. Telephone: +46 13 18 4000. Fax: +46 13 18 0055.