With its fly-by-wire avionics and distinctive delta wing design, the Gripen E is similar to its predecessors. The difference is in its increased fuel capacity, 20% more thrust, extra pylons for carrying more weapons, and advanced electronics that feed tactical information to the pilot and coop forces at all times.The Grippen E costs only $85 million each, which is a bargain for modern fighter aircraft, Here's the official sales-pitch video from Saab's unveiling:
Pretty glossy, high-tech presentation. Read more about it at Business Insider, where I got it, We Are The Mighty, where they got it, or at The Daily Mail, which apparently reports on it extensively. I plan to do a little research and see how much of a competitor with the F-35 this plane is except on price. Stay tuned.