The Gripens of the South African Air Force have a unique feature: Direct-feed gravity refuelling ports over the main fuselage fuel tanks. In this article, we examine the reason these were added, their impact on the fuel system, and the limitations of the approach.
Here’s what we hope to do this time around, and what you can expect to see from us in the coming weeks.
Criticism of the South African Defence Review is premature, argues JOHN STUPART.
A joint weapons and ammunition exhibition and testing by Rheinmetall and Denel was held from 20-23 April. Showcasing a wide array of systems and munitions, the several days’ live firings impressed the firepower and technology at hand in South Africa.
Saab and Brazil sign a deal for weapons acquisitions relating to the Gripen aircraft.