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This article may seem complete to the untrained eye, but the gaps in information are still large enough for this elite team of Panauan Ninjas to hide inside of.
|Settlement in Medici|
|Coordinates||N 40 44.420 E 5 44.560|
|Missions that take place here||None|
It's a military airport built on the side of a cliff and entirely held up by high concrete columns. There are two major runways, one placed above another, and there is always constant traffic of U-7 Dravecs and CS7 Thunderhawks departing, landing and flying round the perimeter.
The in-game description says: "The lofty fortress of Griphon is one of Medici's largest military airfields. During the Cold War, Di Ravello reluctantly loaned out Griphon to his Western allies, and a contingent of NATO aircraft called the base home during the days of the Cuban Crisis."
In southern Costa Sud on the side of a cliff. The base is fairly large and the iconic design makes it easy to spot on the map.
- 1 Antenna Tower.
- 5 Doppler Radars.
- 13 Fuel Tanks
- 2 Long-Range Radars.
- 3 Substation Controls.
- 5 Transformers.
- 1 Commander piloting an Urga Mstitel.
- CS7 Thunderhawk unlocks at Rebel drop.
- "Jet Frenzy II" destruction frenzy.
- "Montana Bluff Blast" crash bomb.
- "Griphon Tour Wingsuit Course".
- CS Comet.
- Urga Postolka.
- CS Navajo
- U-7 Dravec.
- CS7 Thunderhawk.
- Weimaraner W3.
- Stria Facocero.
- Urga Ogar 7 V8.
- Stria Obrero.
- Urga Fura 570.
- Urga Szturm 63A.
- U41 Ptakojester - Does not spawn here, but it shows up during liberation to drop paratroopers during a "Commando time!" event. This also works after Re-Oppression. This is one of the ways of getting the military variant.
- The base commander uses an Urga Mstitel.
- The name of this base could be a reference to the Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet. Additionally the CS7 Thunderhawk resembles it. Also, the Thunderhawk is received as a reward in Rebel drop after liberation.
- 2.1 km north of Griphon is an abandoned warehouse containing one of the teleport devices. See Medici Space Program for full info.
- The map description is totally not at all fitting the Timeline of the Just Cause universe.
- This is the only Insula Striate base south of the wall.
This base is around the 11:40 timestamp