Gripen Leads The World With New Operational Capabilities

Defence and security company Saab, the Swedish Air Force and Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration have successfully implemented a revolutionary enhancement to the operational capabilities of the Gripen fighter. Among many significant new advances, Gripen is now the world’s first and only combat aircraft to be operational with the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM missile. Saab, the Swedish … [Read more…]

LFV and Saab go global and establish a joint venture for remotely-operated air navigation services

LFV and Saab establish a joint venture, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions, to promote, develop, deliver and operate digital remote air traffic control for the export market. “LFV and Saab have been working together on the development of Remote Tower Services and the digitalisation of air navigation services for many years. Establishing a joint venture … [Read more…]

This is Gripen E

Defence and security company Saab unveils Gripen E, next generation fighter. Over previous versions of the Gripen, Gripen E has a significantly improved avionics system. The capability to carry more weapons and the improved range performance, is possible by a more powerful engine and the ability to carry more fuel. Gripen E is equipped with … [Read more…]

Saab Receives Order From FMV Regarding Support And Maintenance For Helicopter 15

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, regarding continued delivery of complete support and maintenance for Helicopter 15, for the years 2018 and 2019. The order includes support and maintenance of all 20 helicopters including materiel and technical personnel, base staff in the form of management, … [Read more…]

Saab And Atech Partner In Brazilian Gripen Programme

Defence and security company Saab has selected Atech Negocios em Technologia S/A as partner in the Brazilian Gripen NG programme. The partnership covers simulators, training systems and ground support systems. The agreement with Atech is part of Saab’s commitment to deliver industrial co-operation as part of the Brazilian Gripen NG programme, which was signed between … [Read more…]

Flying firepower: Rheinmetall to equip Gripen fighter aircraft for Brazil and Sweden with automatic cannon

On behalf of Swedish defence contractor Saab AB, Rheinmetall will be equipping a total of 88 Gripen NG (‘Next Generation’) fighter aircraft with the BK27 automatic cannon with a newly developed linkless ammunition feeding system. The order is worth a mid eight-figure euro amount. Brazil and Sweden – one new customer and one longstanding one … [Read more…]

SAAB RECEIVES ORDER FOR COUNTERMEASURES DISPENSERS FOR GRIPEN

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for the Gripen fighter. The order value amounts to SEK223 million. The order supports development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for chaff and flares for Gripen E and C/D. … [Read more…]