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JAS-39 Gripen Supersonic Aircraft

The aircraft, known also as "SAAB 39 Gripen", have protected airspace of this country since the 1 July 2005.

The delivery of all ordered aircraft was accomplished on the 31 August 2005, when two double-seat JAS-39 Gripen aircraft landed at the Čáslav Air Base. The Czech Air Force is equipped with 12 single-seat and two double-seat versions of the Gripen.

JAS-39 Gripen

Technical specifications of JAS-39 A/B Gripen

Wing Span - 8,40 m
Length - 14.10 m (14.80 m two-seat version)
Height - 4.70 m

Empty Weight - 5,670 kg
Maximum Take-off Weight - 13,000 kg
Maximum Armament Payload - 4,200 kg
External Tanks Capacity - 2,400 l
Minimum RWY Area - 800 x 14 m
Maximum G-load Factor- +9 g / -4 g

Powerplant - 1x Volvo Aero RM 12
Maximum Thrust - 54 kN
Maximum Thrust With Afterburner - 80.5 kN

Maximum Speed at High Level - 2,130 km/h
Maximum Speed at Sea Level - 1,225 km/h
Range Radius (2,000 kg payload) - 700 km

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