Gripens in the air over Capetown

Gripen Sale Bribery Allegations

The newspaper ”Dagens Nyheter” reports that it has seen documentation suggesting that Saab and British Aerospace used bribes to sell the Gripen fighter jet to South Africa in 1999.

Billions of Swedish kronor were allegedly paid to unspecified agents and companies in the region.

British police have confirmed for the newspaper that a bribery investigation is underway.

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