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USA's discontent for Hungary's choice of Gripen fighter
Budapest, Hungary - The first 5 aircraft have been delivered
The delivery by SAAB of the first 5 Gripen military fighters to Hungarian Government created discontent in USA. The Government of Washington hoped in fact to persuade Budapest to buy F-16 made in USA. But Gripen are cheaper and can operate with the same efficiency in NATO, that was impossible for the old Mig-29s made in USSR, which are still in service in Hungarian Air Force. The agreement with SAAB...
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