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Gripens’ “cold boys polka” in Kannas

First a couple of disclaimers and or notifications on subject: I do not have any knowledge what the HX scenarios used in evaluation might be. Thus this scenario is just my personal view what HX scenario OCA/Deep Penetration scenario might be. … Continue reading

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Winter Defensive Counter Air in Lapland: What can we deduct?

AS I have pointed out quite many times, Command Modern Operations is COMMERCIAL software, ie a game, a very simulation oriented, very realistic but still a game. So the scenarios done here will not be 100% accurate representation of actual … Continue reading

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Gripens in the Wild

DISCLAIMERS First: I do not have ANY knowledge of the “official” scenarios of the HX program, but I have tried to make educated guess what kind of situations these might be. DCA scenario is definately there as defensive and offensive … Continue reading

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Gripens on Haukkavuori

This is the last instalment of SEAD/ Air to ground scenario against Russian installations on Suursaari (Hogland) island. If you want to read about the premises of the scenario, the basis is HERE. First three quite important things that you … Continue reading

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Aarnikotkat Turun yllä

Ihan ensimäiseksi on sanottava Command Modern Warfare ympäristöstä, että se ei ole SOTILAS simulaattori, vaan se on kaupallinen simulaattori. Epäilen, että siinä saattaa olla etuja Amerikkalaiselle kalustolle, mutta mitä olen havainnut, se antaa kuitenkin hyvän kuvan siitä miten nykyaikainen ilmataistelu … Continue reading

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Interesting Times in HX-program

The Request for Quotation’s for HX-program  (in Finnish) have been transferred to ministry of Defence by last of January. All contenders are still abroad. BUT: The “Champagne Communist” party of Finland the Vasemmistoliitto has made sort of demand that planes … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t the sales record of the Typhoon match its combat capability?

Eli Britanniassa ollaan huolissaan Eurofighter Typhoonin kehityskaaresta ja myynnistä. Tässä teksti englanniksi. Sitten kommentaari ja referointi 1. kotimaisella. Alkuperäinen teksti on: https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/doesnt-sales-record-typhoon-match-combat-capability/ Lainaus Alkaa: BAE is set to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK, mainly from it’s aviation sector. Orders have … Continue reading

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SAAB Gripen E on päättänyt koelento-ohjelmansa ensimäisen vaiheen

Suomen SAAB tiedotti 25.10.2017  Facebookissa Gripen E:n ensimäisen koelento-ohjelman saattamisesta päätökseen. Yliäänivalli on siis rikottu, ja nyt aletaan varmistamaan koneen käyttäytymistä erilaisilla kohtauskulmilla ja erilaisilla nopeuksilla. SAABilla on siis todettu, että kone lentää ja moottori toimii, ja nyt tutkitaan sitä, että … Continue reading

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Boeing calling it a day in Belgian Fighter program

Today Boeing announced that they will not be participating further in Belgiums F-16 fighter replacement program. They cuote as a reason unlevel “playing field”. This is underrestood as a stoneaxe toward US government direction rather than the competition in Europe. … 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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