Articles containing the keyword Gripen


Dear Reader:Saab - why the sudden candour?

Dear Reader:Saab - why the sudden candour?

In May, Swedish defence supplier, Saab was still steadfastly denying that bribes had been paid to secure its contract to supply 28 JAS Gripen fighters to the South African Air Force. Then suddenly they admitted ...

MIRAGES FOR SALE!

The SA Air Force never wanted the 28 new Gripen fighters that are to be bought from Sweden and Britain as part of the R50 billion-and-growing arms package. The Gripens are too expensive to fly ...

WHAT TREVOR IS SO KEEN TO HIDE

The Minister of Finance is determined to conceal from the courts, and the public, the loan agreement he entered into to finance the country's expensive and corrupt arms purchases. We analyse the agreement and discover ...