This is for a possible purchase by the Philippines on new Fighters. The Contenders I have found are the Saab JAS-39 Gripen, Mcdonnell Douglas/Boeing F/A-18 Hornet and General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Take Note this is just a rumor but may be possible since the new aircraft the PHAF Purchased are meant for Training purposes on Supersonic Aircraft.
The JAS 39 is a Single-Engine fighter produced by Saab in Sweden. This was made to show the world that Sweden is virtually independent of either East or West for combat aircraft.
The Gripen can go at Mach 2 at high altitude and was built so that it is easy to purchase, maintain and fly.
The Hornet was a 2-engine multi-role carrier fighter produced by Mcdonnel Douglas, later Boein…
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