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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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The Good, the Gooder and the Bestest

Belgium is also looking to buy new fighter planes to replace her F-16 fleet. and Lo and behold: the competition is also the same! But what is different is that Belgium has decided to make at least some of their … Continue reading

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Dassault Rafale not interrested or ready to throw in the towel?

I have been most disappointed with the Dassault’s quietness in the HX-Program of Finland. Swedish SAAB and Eurofighter consortium have been very active in there campaign to secure procurement for about 60 to 100 of their planes for Finish Air Force. … Continue reading

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HX program in winter hibernation, or quiet before the storm?

HX program is in a bit of a hibernation it seems from the outside of the Air Force, but in the Air Force they are thoroughly reading through the 8000+ Pages of documentation about the different bidders in the HX-Program. … Continue reading

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HX-FRP, What do the documents say?

First the disclaimer: I’m just interested party, ultimate payer and a blogger, in HX-Fighter Replacement Program. I have never seen and much likely never will see the wheelbarrow loads of documentation that the HX-FRP produces. But I try to make … Continue reading

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Häivetekniikka ja aktiivinen kumoaminen; HX koneet häivesyynissä

Suuressa maailmassa tutkitaan mahdollisuuksia kumota toisen tutkan signaalin energiaa lähettämällä vastakkaisessa aallossa olevaa signaalia takaisin omalla tutkalla. Esimerkiksi tämmöinen artikkeli löytyi pienellä guugletuksella. Active radar cancellation– juttu. Periaate on hyvin sama kuin vaikkapa matkustaja lentokoneissa, joissa lentomoottorien turbiinien melu onnistutaan … Continue reading

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HX program took a step forward

First a disclaimer: I’m not serving in Air Force, nor did I recieve the orginal RFIs from anywhere. I have tried contacting the manufacturers, but I have not always been succesfull of getting more information on HX fighters.  All RFIs … Continue reading

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