Gripen- The Secret Deals

Number 23376
Subject Weapons
Source SVT (Sweden)
State NA
Year 2007
Publication Date 02/20/2007; 02/27/2007; 06/05/2007
Summary SVT investigated the selling of the Swedish fighter plane, the Gripen to the Czech government. In result the news organization uncovered bribery of politicians, the Austrian Count Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly, a former Canadian government minister and a Czech weapons dealer. This prompted further investigation into two other Gripen deals between Hungary and South Africa.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 102
Keywords Gripen; fighter planes; weapons; air force; Czech; SAAB; BAE; undercover reporting; hidden camera; Hungary; South Africa; arms dealer; weapons dealer
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