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Saab Grintek Defence to Develop EW System for Gripen NG

Saab Grintek Defence to Develop EW System for Gripen NG

Saab’s local South African company, Saab Grintek Defence (Pty) Ltd., has been chosen to develop and manufacture parts for the Electronic Warfare (EW) System for Gripen E for Sweden. Development work, including prototype manufacturing, for antennas and micro wave modules […]


Saab Gripen Pulls Out of Denmark Fighter Bidding

Saab Gripen Pulls Out of Denmark Fighter Bidding

Swedish defence firm Saab has declined to provide a bid for a 30 billion ($4.37 billion) Danish fighter contract while reports indicate that US firm Lockheed Martin is set to land the deal. Three candidates are officially in the running […]


Selex Wins Order for Gripen’s Raven AESA Radar

Selex Wins Order for Gripen’s Raven AESA Radar

A multi-million contract has been awarded to Finmeccanica – Selex ES by defence and security company Saab to supply the Raven ES-05 AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) radar for Saab’s Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighters. A NATO-interoperable, multi-role fighter designed […]


Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Sweden: Defence and security company Saab and FMV have concluded missile integration firings with Gripen and the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM (Beyond Visual-Range Air-to-Air Missile). These latest firings, conducted earlier this year, further verified missile integration with Gripen and validated seeker […]


Thai Coup Not Affecting Swedish Gripen Deal

Thai Coup Not Affecting Swedish Gripen Deal

The military coup in Thailand has not had an impact on the planned delivery of Swedish Gripen fighter jets with supplies and support, with the Thais now in possession of 12 of the aircraft. “It needs continuous deliveries for maintenance […]


Swiss Voters Reject $3.5 Billion Gripen Purchase

Swiss Voters Reject $3.5 Billion Gripen Purchase

Swiss voters rejected a 3.1 billion- franc ($3.5 billion) order for Gripen fighter jets, a setback to Swedish defense company Saab AB. The 22-plane contract, which Switzerland awarded 2 1/2 years ago, was opposed by 53.4 percent of voters, the […]


Czech Govt Approves Money for Gripen Fighters Lease Until 2027

Czech Govt Approves Money for Gripen Fighters Lease Until 2027

The Czech government approved today the financing of supersonic aircraft and it will provide 21.4 billion crowns, including withholding tax and VAT, for them in 2015-27, Legislation Minister Jiri Dienstbier has told journalists. The government decided to extend the lease […]


Gripen E Production Is Fully Under Way

Gripen E Production Is Fully Under Way

Employees from virtually every part of Saab are involved in the Gripen E project. Agreements have also been struck with more than 30 major development suppliers that are helping to realise Gripen E. “What we are doing now is unique,” […]


Sweden Covertly Lobbied Swiss Politicians for Gripen Sale

Sweden Covertly Lobbied Swiss Politicians for Gripen Sale

Swedish Radio today reveals new information on the multi-billion dollar purchase of Gripen fighter aircraft by Switzerland. Top secret documents show the Swedish Embassy in Bern has been more deeply involved in the Swiss internal political process than previously known. […]


 
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