New Gripen F-39E Fighter Jet Introduced to Authorities in Brasília

The aircraft presented is the first of 36 fighters to be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force by 2024.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After flying over Brasília last Friday, October 23rd, the new F-39E fighter jet from the Swedish manufacturer Saab was presented to authorities yesterday evening at the Brasília Air Force Base. President Jair Bolsonaro and the Chamber of Deputies president Rodrigo Maia attended the event but did not speak to the press.

Vice-President Hamilton Mourão, government Ministers, and the three Armed Forces Commanders also attended the presentation . . .

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