Category Archives: in English

Finnish Air Force going to Make a Really Stupid Decision

Finnish Air Force is going to be content with Josef Stalin’s 1946 decision on allowing Finland 60 combat aeroplanes. Most Glorious Leaders thinking was enshrined in Paris peace treaty of 1947 in allowing Finland meager and totally insufficient number of … Continue reading

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SAAB AREXIS Turning Tables in Gripen E/F’s favour in HX program?

  Maybe the worlds most demanding Air combat arena will be the skies over Northern Europe from Poland to Norway. Great part of this future “Sukhoi Alley” will be in or around Finnish Aerospace. Let’s take a look what it … Continue reading

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A bit of news in HX-program

Finnish defense forces weekly “Ruotuväki” published an interview with strategic programs chief Mr Lauri Puranen. The gist of the thing is that in next spring a tender for 64 fighters. So F/A-18 C/Ds will be replaced on 1:1 basis. This … Continue reading

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Browning BDM, Nice Piece of Hand Artillery for the Ladies

Tommi, from Seinäjoki’s EF-Security, gave me a Browning BDM to reviev. There is nothing very new about this piece of hardware, but I decided to make a post about it.  As it is a nice shooter and an exellent gun … Continue reading

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HX-fighters and their AESA radars

Even though today president Trump said that Finland had already made the decision to buy F/A18 E or if models we are still very much in the process of choosing the right fit Fighter for Finland. this piece of news … Continue reading

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Reblog: Future is Bright for F/A-18 E/F/G Rhino

Via War is Boring from National Interest. With the U.S. Navy struggling to make up a shortfall in its strike fighter inventory, the future looks bright for Boeing’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler. The Navy plans to order at … Continue reading

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And Fly she did. SAAB’s Jas Gripen E has performet her maidenflight.

So one can now state that all HX competing planes are airworthy. There has been some concerns about Gripens ability to meet the HX deadlines. But it seems SAAB is keeping her on track. SAAB press release about the flight.

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