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Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

Hungary army to ground all Gripen jets after second crash-landing

The Hungary army said on Wednesday it would ground and review its fleet of Jas-39 Gripen fighter jets, made by Swedish manufacturer Saab, after a second crash-landing within a month. The announcement came after a Hungarian pilot was forced to […]


Saab Signs Contract with Brazil on Weapon Acquisition for Gripen NG

Saab Signs Contract with Brazil on Weapon Acquisition for Gripen NG

Defence and security company Saab and the Brazilian Ministry of Defence, through the Aeronautics Command (COMAER), have signed a contract for Gripen NG weapon acquisition. The total order value is approximately USD 245 million. The order is expected to be […]


Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the extended lease of Gripen from Sweden to the Czech Republic. This agreement provides for the continuing support and upgrade of the Czech […]


Swedish 2015 Budget Reinforces Air Surveillance

Swedish 2015 Budget Reinforces Air Surveillance

Sweden’s approach to security policy has changed. The Russian annexation of Crimea, the armed conflict in Ukraine, the increased amount of exercises as well as intelligence activities in the Baltic Sea region, the intrusive behavior by Russia, and now the […]


Saab and Brazil Sign Contract for Gripen NG

Saab and Brazil Sign Contract for Gripen NG

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Brazilian Federal Government (Ministry of Defense through the Aeronautics Command, COMAER) covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force. The total […]


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 […]


 
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