Flying firepower: Rheinmetall to equip Gripen fighter aircraft for Brazil and Sweden with automatic cannon

On behalf of Swedish defence contractor Saab AB, Rheinmetall will be equipping a total of 88 Gripen NG (‘Next Generation’) fighter aircraft with the BK27 automatic cannon with a newly developed linkless ammunition feeding system. The order is worth a mid eight-figure euro amount. Brazil and Sweden – one new customer and one longstanding one … [Read more…]