Gripen – new generation
with over 100,000 hours
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
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
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
Facts, format and
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.
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)
Laser Designator Pod (LDP)
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
Empty weight 6.8 tonnes
Internal fuel >2.0 tonnes
Total load capacity 5.3 tonnes
Max take-off weight 14.0 tonnes
Same operational capability
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
Empty weight 7.1 tonnes
Internal fuel >2.0 tonnes
Total load capacity 5.3 tonnes
Max take-off weight 14.0 tonnes
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.
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
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
”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.
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,
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
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
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.
More time in the air
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
Field service representatives
Sustained Engineering; securing continued
airworthiness of delivered products
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.
life cycle costs
RELATIVE LIFE CYCLE COST (LCC)
than its competitors
300 New Generation Single Engine
New Generation Twin Engine
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
Training to maximize
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.
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.
Gripen – advanced
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
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.
Pylon station 1 2 3 4 5 3 2 1
27 mm Gun G
IRIS-T (Air-to-Air RR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile)
(Air-to-Air IR Missile) DERBY
(Air-to-Air RR Missile)
(Air-to-Air RR Missile)
GBU-22/-24 (Smart Bomb)
GBU-10/-12/-16 (Smart Bomb)
(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.
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)
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
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
40. Canard foreplane hydraulic actuator
41. Refuelling probe hinged door 41
42. Foreplane hinge mounting trunion 17 40
43. Port intake ducting 16 18 33
44. Temperature probe 42
45. Port navigation light
46. Gun ammunition door 14 31 43 44
47. Circuit breaker access panel 13 19 27
48. Formation lighting strips 46
49. Port canard foreplane carbon-fibre
composite structure 20 45
5 12 28
10 24 26
60 Original artist:
54 Computer artist:
107 106 98
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
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
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.