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Czech Gripen Participate in a Simulated Interception Exercise

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The Czech Republic Air Force recently launched a video of a simulated interception exercise with a pair of Gripen fighter jets.


In the beginning of the video, one can see the Gripen team getting notification for a quick reaction alert mission. The process of scramble happens very fast. You can see the ground personnel preparing the AIM-9 Sidewinder missile fighters followed by arming the fighter with 27mm ammunition.

The two Gripen fighters from the 21st Tactical Air Base then take off for the simulated exercise. Connection is established with an Cessna Citation CJ3 aircraft which failed to establish communication. The video ends with the two Gripen fighters accompanying the Cessna Citation CJ3 aircraft until it lands.

Watch the video here.