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Gripen Denies It Failed Mmrca Evaluation-AW&ST

Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:58 am

Sweden's Gripen is in the news again, this time for the Indian Air Force MMRCA contest. The article cites reports of a "report" that the Gripen "didn't make the grade" with the IAF's Technical Evaluation Committee. Naturally, the company is denying the report.

Eddy de la Motte, director of Gripen International in India, told Aerospace DAILY, “Whether any of the competitors has failed to meet the cut for field evaluation or not is a question that should be put to the Indian Air Force. We firmly believe the report does not have any basis and the news is incorrect.

Obviously, it makes a real difference if this is a leaked report, or just a disparaging rumor. Bets?
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RE: Gripen Denies It Failed Mmrca Evaluation-AW&ST

Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:13 pm

The company can deny the "report" until an OFFICIAL report comes out.
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