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Saab Awarded Gripen Support Contract in South Africa

Saab Awarded Gripen Support Contract in South Africa

Saab has been awarded an interim support and services contract from ARMSCOR in South Africa involving the South Africans Air Force’s growing fleet of Gripen C and D advanced fighter aircraft. The agreement covers interim support services for the time […]


How the US got Norway to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

How the US got Norway to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

Some excerpts from the Embassy magazine regarding details released by Wikileaks cables detailing efforts by US to sell F-35 JSF fighter aircraft. Link to the full article is listed below. Leaked US diplomatic cables reveal a concerted, multi-departmental American lobbying […]


Saab Receives Rapid 3D Mapping Order for Gripen Simulators

Saab Receives Rapid 3D Mapping Order for Gripen Simulators

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, for the delivery of 3-dimensional (3D) models to the Swedish Gripen simulators. The 3D-models will give the simulators a highly realistic visualisation […]


First Gripen NG Production Drawing Released in Brazil

First Gripen NG Production Drawing Released in Brazil

On the 20th of October, Akaer released to Saab the first 3D model and production drawing of the Gripen NG in Sao Jose de Campos. One year ago an agreement was signed between Akaer and Saab regarding the participation in […]


Gripen Fires Meteor for Swedish Integration Programme

Gripen Fires Meteor for Swedish Integration Programme

FMV recently conducted a so-called Safe-Separation firing from Gripen with the Meteor missile at the Vidsel test range. It was the first live-firing of the Swedish Integration programme. Gripen has also been the launch platform from the start of the […]


Thales Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod Ready to Fly on Gripen

Thales Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod Ready to Fly on Gripen

Thales today announces the delivery to Saab AB of its Digital Joint Reconnaissance Pod (DJRP), for installation on the South African Gripen aircraft. Saab will now start a series of integration flight trials. This announcement is made on the occasion […]


Sweden Signs Production Order Contract for Meteor Missile

Sweden Signs Production Order Contract for Meteor Missile

On the 17th of September FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, signed a production order contract with United Kingdom MOD regarding the Meteor missile. With the Meteor missile the JAS39 Gripen system gets a significantly increased capability to operate against […]


Saab to Integrate Meteor Missile System on Gripen

Saab to Integrate Meteor Missile System on Gripen

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) regarding the integration of the active radar-guided Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile, Meteor. The order is worth MSEK 312 spread over four years. The […]


Eurofighter Builds Links with the Czech Republic

Eurofighter Builds Links with the Czech Republic

The Typhoon will attend both Hradec Králové and Ostrava air shows. This month sees Eurofighter Typhoon venturing to the Czech Republic as we attend two key European air shows held in the country. With a potential requirement for a new, […]


 
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