An Emerald Green Griffin?

Ireland has previously had to rely on French, Norwegian and British fast jets to intercept Russian strategic bombers. Now the country is thinking about its own air combat interceptors.

The Saab Gripen E could be the Republic of Ireland’s first fast jet since the de Havilland Vampire and Fouga Magister if a defence review supports creating a domestic response to combat Russian incursions into Irish airspace.

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