Saab 35FS

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This page is about the premium Swedish jet fighter Saab 35FS. For other versions, see SAAB 35 Draken (Family).
Saab 35FS
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Saab 35FS


The Saab 35FS Draken is a premium gift rank VII Swedish jet fighter with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB) and 10.7 (RB/SB). It was introduced in Update "Apex Predators".

General info

Flight performance

Air brakes
Allows you to dramatically reduce the flight speed by releasing special flaps
Drogue parachute
Reduces braking distance when landing on any runway
Max speed
at 9 000 m2 250 km/h
Turn time25 s
Max altitude12 500 m
EngineSvenska Flygmotor RM 6С
Cooling systemAir
Take-off weight14 t

The Saab J-35XS turns very fast, however turning too fast at lower speeds can also lead to a "superstall", which may cause a crash. Tight turns also lead to a significant loss of energy/speed.

Characteristics Max speed
(km/h at 9,000 m)
Max altitude
Turn time
Rate of climb
Take-off run
Stock ___ ___ 12500 __._ __._ __._ __._ 900
Upgraded 2,390 2,250 24.1 25.0 208.2 177.0


Combat flaps Take-off flaps Landing flaps Air brakes Arrestor gear Drogue chute
Wings (km/h) Gear (km/h) Flaps (km/h) Max Static G
Combat Take-off Landing + -
0 500 - - - ~13 ~6
Optimal velocities (km/h)
Ailerons Rudder Elevators Radiator
< 850 < 700 < 700 N/A

Engine performance

Engine Aircraft mass
Engine name Number Basic mass Wing loading (full fuel)
Svenska Flygmotor RM6C 1 _,___ kg ___ kg/m2
Engine characteristics Mass with fuel (no weapons load) Max Gross
Weight (each) Type _m fuel __m fuel __m fuel
___ kg Afterburning axial-flow turbojet _,___ kg _,___ kg _,___ kg _,___ kg
Maximum engine thrust @ 0 m (RB/SB) Thrust to weight ratio @ 0 m (___%/WEP)
Condition 100% WEP _m fuel __m fuel __m fuel MGW
Stationary 5,765 kgf 7,800 kgf _.__ _.__ _.__ _.__
Optimal ___ kgf
(_ km/h)
___ kgf
(_ km/h)
_.__ _.__ _.__ _.__

Survivability and armour

Crew1 person
Speed of destruction
Structural0 km/h
Gear500 km/h

Examine the survivability of the aircraft. Note how vulnerable the structure is and how secure the pilot is, whether the fuel tanks are armoured, etc. Describe the armour, if there is any, and also mention the vulnerability of other critical aircraft systems.

Modifications and economy

Repair cost
AB5 400 Sl icon.png
RB5 400 Sl icon.png
SB5 400 Sl icon.png
Crew training10 000 Sl icon.png
Experts1 510 000 Sl icon.png
Aces2 800 Ge icon.png
Research Aces2 150 000 Rp icon.png
Reward for battleAB / RB / SB
Talisman.png 2 × 100 / 260 / 350 % Sl icon.png
Talisman.png 2 × 232 / 232 / 232 % Rp icon.png
Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
Mods jet compressor.png
Mods jet engine.png
Mods g suit.png
Mods aerodinamic fuse.png
Fuselage repair
Mods armor frame.png
Mods aerodinamic wing.png
Wings repair
Mods armor cover.png
Mods ammo.png
Mod arrow 1.png
Mods heli false thermal targets.png
Mods pilon rocket.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods weapon.png
Mods pilon rocket.png
Mod arrow 0.png
Mods air to air missile.png


Ballistic Computer
CCIP (Guns) CCIP (Rockets) CCIP (Bombs) CCRP (Bombs)
Icon GreenCheckmark.png Icon GreenCheckmark.png Icon RedXCross.png Icon RedXCross.png

Offensive armament

Main article: Akan m/55 (30 mm)

The Saab 35FS is armed with:

  • A choice between two presets:
    • 1 x 30 mm Akan m/55 cannon, wing-mounted (120 rpg)
    • 1 x 30 mm Akan m/55 cannon + 12 x large calibre countermeasures

Suspended armament

Main articles: RB24, RB24J, m/56D, srak m/57B

The Saab 35FS can be outfitted with the following ordnance presets:

  • Without load
  • 6 x RB24J missiles
  • 12 x m/56D rockets
  • 76 x srak m/57B rockets
  • 4 x RB24J missiles + 76 x srak m/57B rockets
  • 4 x RB24J missiles + 12 x m/56D rockets
  • 2 x RB24J missiles + 8 x m/56D rockets + 76 x srak m/57B rockets

Custom loadout options

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Hardpoints Saab 35FS.png
m/56D rockets 4, 6 4, 6
srak m/57B rockets 19 19 19 19
RB24 missiles 1 1 1 1 1 1
RB24J missiles 1 1 1 1 1 1

Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

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  • Decent speed
  • Effective high calibre flares/chaffs
  • Great turn rate at low speeds
  • Extremely powerful in a downtier


  • Bleeds speed fast
  • Janky gun placement makes it hard to aim
  • Inadequate performance in uptiers
  • Very limited count of flares/chaffs
  • Average turn speed above ~900 km/h


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See also

Related development

External links

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Sweden jet aircraft
Fighters  J21RA
  J29A · A29B · J29D · J29F
  J35A · J35D
  JA37C · JA37D
Strike aircraft  A21RB
  SK60B · SAAB-105G
Export  SAAB-105OE
Finland  ▄Vampire FB 52A · ▄MiG-21bis · Saab 35FS

Sweden premium aircraft
Fighters  Iacobi's J8A · ▄Fokker D.XXI · VL Myrsky II · VL Pyörremyrsky · Mörkö-Morane · ▄Bf 109 G-6
Jet fighters  J29D · J35A · Saab 35FS
Strike aircraft  SAAB-105OE
Bomber  ▄Ar 196 A-5