Gripen E’s customer value lies in the system’s unparalleled operational combat capacity, its balanced design and the fact that the aircraft is built for information sharing.
Information sharing refers to Gripen pilots’ access to information, gathered and analysed within their own group, giving pilots on the ground access to the same information as their airborne colleagues have.
Information sharing is an element of the ”information war” – determining where the enemy is while avoiding detection yourself. An increasing number of the world’s air forces have realised that having an information advantage is actually more important than having maximum speed and manoeuvrability. Sweden has a 40-year tradition of developing inter-aircraft information sharing – experience that is gathered in the Gripen E.
Source / Author: Saab