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JAS-39 Gripen
 
Latest update: July 2017

Company: SAAB
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Brazil 36         36             0
Czech Republic 14       14 0             14
Hungary 14       14 0 1       1   14
South Africa 26       26 0             26
Sweden 230       230 0 5 121       1 103
Thailand 12       12 0 1           11
Total 332       296 36 7 121     1 1 168
 
Comments:

The information needs to be verified. Saab websites states 204 Gripens including 28 dual seat aircraft.

JAS-39E:

The first JAS-39E Gripen was unveiled in Sweden on May 18th, 2016. The first flight by aircraft "39-8" was made on Thursday June 15, 2017. Two more JAS-39Es will be assigned to the flight test program ("39-9" and "39-10").

Brazil:

Will take delivery of its aircraft between 2019 - 2024.

Czech Republic:

The Czech and Swedish goverments signed a lease agreement in June 2004. The lease was extended until 2027 in May 2014 with an option tp extend until 2029.

Hungary:

The Hungarian Air Force leased 14 aircraft (12 JAS-39C and 2 JAS-39D) after an agreement between the Hungarian ans Swedish governments. The aircraft were delivered in 2006 and 2007 with all aircraft operational in 2008. In 2012 the lease agreement was extended until 2026.
On May 15, 2015 JAS-39D 42 was lost. This aircraft has been replaced by Swedish Air Force JAS-39D (listed as leased in above table).

Sweden:

Ten Gripens will be or have been used as test aircraft.

Potential sales
:

Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
Brazil JAS-39E 28         28             0
  JAS-39F 8         8             0
Czech Republic JAS-39C 12       12 0             12
  JAS-39D 2       2 0             2
Hungary JAS-39C 12       12 0             12
  JAS-39D 2       2 0 1       1   2
South Africa JAS-39C 17       17 0             17
  JAS-39D 9       9 0             9
Sweden JAS-39 5       5 0   5         0
  JAS-39A 105       105 0 3 102         0
  JAS-39B 13       13 0   13         0
  JAS-39C 76       76 0 1           75
  JAS-39D 27       27 0 1 1       1 24
  JAS-39E 3       3 0             3
  JAS-39NG 1       1 0             1
Thailand JAS-39C 8       8 0 1           7
  JAS-39D 4       4 0             4
Total   332       296 36 7 121     1 1 168
 
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Current operators
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB State / Country Command
211 tl 21st Tact. AFB JAS-39C/D   Caslav Czech republic  
  MH 59 JAS-39C/D   Kecskemét Hungary  
2 Squadron   JAS-39C/D   Makhado South Africa  
  Gripencentrum JAS-39C/D   Såtenäs Sweden  
  F7 JAS-39C/D   Såtenäs Sweden  
  F17 JAS-39C/D   Ronneby Sweden  
  F21 JAS-39C/D   Luleå-Kallax Sweden  
701 Squadron 7th Wing  JAS-39C/D   Surat Thani Thailand 4th Air Div.
 
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