Is the Gripen ng the next advance multi role combat aircraft of the Philippine Air Force? After the successful deal of Korean Light Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Fighting Eagle FA-50 was sealed. Philippine Air force is eyeing for advance MRCA and this aircraft is the main contender .
Philippine Air force is interested in acquiring Swedish-made supersonic multi-role aircraft. Representatives from Gripen Company were in Manila last June 2014 and participate in annual Air Force symposium held at the World Trade Centre, Metro Manila, Philippines.