Syllabus: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
Amid Indigenous Tejas Mk-2 Development, SAAB Offers Single-Engine Gripen E For IAF’s 114 Advanced Fighter Jet Contract
114 Advanced Fighter Jet Contract
- Swedish aerospace company Saab has announced its intent to submit a proposal featuring 114 advanced Gripen E fighter aircraft as part of its response to the upcoming Request for Proposal (RFP) from the Indian Air Force (IAF).
- The Indian Air Force is on a lookout for 114 cutting-edge multi-role fighters (MRFA) to augment its depleting fighter strength.
- Saab has proposed the Gripen E, a single-engine multi-role fighter jet, to fulfill this requirement, in a X post.