Tag Archives: HX-program

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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Rafales to Rescue

The Rafales for the Rescue The base scenario can be read from HERE and other instalments of scenario can be read also: Gripen, F/A-18 E/F/G, Eurofighter Typhoon and Lockheed F-35. Disclaimer: I work with open sources, and have not any … Continue reading

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FAF preparing for wrong kind of war?

It seems to me that the Finnish Air Force is preparing for wrong kind of Air war. Mainly because the Finns still insist in using the “old Soviet” or Warsaw Pact style on command and control of fighter forces from … Continue reading

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HX-program Current Issues

The Finnish Ministry of defense and Air Force is going to send that Pretender over HX fighter repair a replacement program later in this spring. the candidates are as I’m sure everybody is aware of Eurofighter typhoon, Boeing F/A-18 E/F/G … Continue reading

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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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