Slovak Government might choose new fighter very soon
According to the hlavnespravy.sk website, the Minister of Defense Peter Gajdoš said, that it wants to have an analysis of new fighter offerings by the end of September at the latest. The Slovak Armed Forces currently operate the Mig-29 fighter jets. Their operation is ensured by a contract, which the previous Ministry has extended, for a period of three years with the possibility of shortening one year. The maintenance of current fighters is thus secured by 2019.
Since 2015, Slovakia has also negotiated with Sweden about JAS-39 Gripen fighters (Czech Gripen druing the Pardubice Airshow):