It would seem as though Saab AB is taking advantage of the JSF's no-show appearance at RIAT and Farnborough.
While engine reliability issues grounded the F-35, Saab AB wasted no time reminding everybody about the Gripen's history of trouble-free service combined with lower costs.
While most of these statements did not mention the F-35 by name, it should be very clear what they are referring to...
SwAF #Gripen RM12 burner kicks in at #RIAT14 | 200.000+ flight hours without engine incident. Photo: Anthony Baines pic.twitter.com/qmhi66YdxY
— Gripen News (@GripenNews) July 15, 2014
Then again, some of it was not exactly subtle:
|Check out the last lines in each column. Two very different uses of the work "Unbelievable".|