Tag Archives: HX-program

Gripens penetrating Petersburg

This is instalment two of the HX FRP scenarios. It is a deep strike/OCA/interdiction mission into Neva and Tver. You can read the basic info from the link before. Also, SAAB’s bid had two SAAB’s “mini awacs” type of planes. … Continue reading

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Some HX-fighter replacement program stuff in the middle.

Finnish national broadcasting corporation did two pieces of HX-replacement program yesterday. There was regular news story HERE and discussion and piece in current affairs program A-studio. These go hand in hand, sort of. What was really interresting was that discussion … Continue reading

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HX fighter scenario 2: Deep strike into Karelia

Disclaimer: I know nothing about the HX scenarios (well, apart that there were 7 of them as BAE let slip.), but I have decided to make a guess what they might be. 1st one was air domination/interdiction at the Archipellago … Continue reading

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Typhoons in Archipelago sea

This is fifth and the last installment of  the “Grab of Åland islands scenario”. And the scenario explores the use of Eurofighter Typhoons as the HX fighter. video is of Eurofighter Typhoons performance in Seinäjoki 2017.   Typhoon’s CAPTOR E … Continue reading

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A bit Deeper Look at the Boeing’s Loyal Wingman

I’m going to look a bit of stealth capabilities of Boeing’s Loyal Wingman in general terms, and what would this kind of capability bring to table concerning the HX-program. The sensor and weapon packages for LW are still unknown, but … Continue reading

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Ja sitten Boeing vetäsi ässän hihasta.

Boeingin F/A-18 E/F Rhinoksi, tai Super Hornetiksi, kutsuttu tukialushävittäjä, on edelleen yhtenä mukana HX- kandidaattien joukossa. Konetta on pidetty “vanhana”,  vaikka se on edelleen ja tulee olemaan nähtävissä olevassa tulevaisuudessa, ainakin vuoteen 2050, USN tukialuksien hävittäjälaivueiden (pääasiallisena) koneena. Kristallipalloni ei … Continue reading

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General Elections 2019 and HX Program

There will be General Elections in Finland in Spring and polling in beginning of December shows a strong possibility of an Socialist Prime minister. This one done by YLE. This could pave the way for Green-Red coalition government, which would … Continue reading

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