US firm pitches ‘budget’ jets for Swiss air force

US firm pitches ‘budget’ jets for Swiss air force

American company Textron Airland is bidding to sell its “budget” Scorpion jets to the Swiss government at one-seventh the cost of Swedish Gripen fighter planes turned down by voters in Switzerland this month.

Voters shoot down Swedish fighter jet deal

Voters shoot down Swedish fighter jet deal

New Swede named to Bern amid Gripen flap

New Swede named to Bern amid Gripen flap

Defence minister under fire for ‘sexist’ speeches

Defence minister under fire for ‘sexist’ speeches

Swiss party tells Sweden to butt out over Gripen

Swiss party tells Sweden to butt out over Gripen

Swiss fury over Saab ‘meddling’ in Gripen vote

Swiss fury over Saab ‘meddling’ in Gripen vote

May referendum looms on Gripen plane deal

May referendum looms on Gripen plane deal

Referendum campaign opposes new combat jets

Referendum campaign opposes new combat jets

Gripen jet order faces referendum next spring

Gripen jet order faces referendum next spring

Hurdles linger as Swiss MPs back combat planes

Hurdles linger as Swiss MPs back combat planes

Swiss remain against Gripen fighter jets: poll

Swiss remain against Gripen fighter jets: poll

Swedish fighter jet order hits new political snag

Swedish fighter jet order hits new political snag

Switzerland buys 22 Swedish fighter jets

Switzerland buys 22 Swedish fighter jets

Swiss go ahead with jet fighter deal

Swiss go ahead with jet fighter deal

Swiss to stick with under fire Swedish jets

Swiss to stick with under fire Swedish jets

Saab to cut jet fighter price for Swiss: report

Saab to cut jet fighter price for Swiss: report

Maurer ‘unaware’ of Gripen criticism

Maurer ‘unaware’ of Gripen criticism

Swiss stick with Swedish jets to replace fleet

Swiss stick with Swedish jets to replace fleet