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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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Euro-canards going head to head: a bit of pros and cons.

HX-program is still on the works, and so are the speculaations of “what should we pick” is in its infant stages. In order to get some kind of an idea how Eurofighter Typhoon, SAAB Gripen and Dassault Rafale compare among … Continue reading

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Tour de Sky 2016 in Kuopio Rissala

Last weekend in 18th and 19th of June we had in Corfu Tour de ski 2016 all the major participants in 8X program where they are to one degree or another.  I had the pleasure to be invited into Tour … Continue reading

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HX- ohjelma, videot syynissä

Ilmavoimat oli pyytänyt vetoapua HX ohjelmalle esittelyvideoiden muodossa, ja niitä olikin tullut joka valmistajalta. SAAB on selvästi panostanut videoon ja se oli, Tom Pöystin, luulisin, äänellä puhuttu näyttävä video joka ammentaa SAABin ja SA-INT erikoissuhteesta 80-vuoden ajalta. Hieno video Kannattaa … Continue reading

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