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  • Representatives from the Swedish and the Belgian Aeronautics, Security, and Defence industry have participated this week to an Industry Cooperation Seminar hosted by H.E. Ms. Annika Hahn Englund, Ambassador of Sweden to Belgium and Luxembourg. Saab is actively supporting this initiative and sees it as an opportunity to further demonstrate its commitment to strengthen industry partnerships in Belgium, particularly in the context of the F-16 replacement programme.

    Brussels, 26 April 2017 – Representatives from the Swedish and the Belgian Aeronautics, Security, and Defence industry have participated this week to an Industry Cooperation Seminar hosted by H.E. Ms. Annika Hahn Englund, Ambassador of Sweden to Belgium and Luxembourg. Saab is actively supporting this initiative and sees it as an opportunity to further demonstrate its commitment to strengthen industry partnerships in Belgium, particularly in the context of the F-16 replacement programme.

     
  • Saab B17

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    The first aircraft manufactured by Saab, the B17, was created following the acquisition of the aircraft division of the Swedish Railroad Workshops company. In 1938, this organisation, also known as ASJA, had received the order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration to manufacture a single-engined light fighter-bomber. The project was taken over by Saab in early 1939 and evolved into a single-engined light bomber designated Saab B17.

    The first aircraft manufactured by Saab, the B17, was created following the acquisition of the aircraft division of the Swedish Railroad Workshops company. In 1938, this organisation, also known as ASJA, had received the order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration to manufacture a single-engined light fighter-bomber. The project was taken over by Saab in early 1939 and evolved into a single-engined light bomber designated Saab B17. The aircraft heralded a number of innovations.

     
  • Gripen has for the first time undergone a series of test flights with 100% biofuel. This demonstrates that the aircraft can be flown with an alternative fuel and gives valuable knowledge for future possible use of alternative fuel.

    Gripen has for the first time undergone a series of test flights with 100% biofuel. This demonstrates that the aircraft can be flown with an alternative fuel and gives valuable knowledge for future possible use of alternative fuel.

     
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  • During a two-day seminar and a series of one-on-one meetings, Saab’s dedicated team of experts in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) has met with Belgian industry representatives to further explore industrial cooperation and to map out existing regional capabilities.

    Defence and security company Saab continues to actively reach out to the Belgian aeronautic industry in the context of the Air Combat Capability Successor Program to which Saab’s Gripen is a candidate.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Belgocontrol to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at Liège Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

    Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Belgocontrol to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at Liège Airport and Brussels South Charleroi Airport.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite media, financial analysts and investors to the annual Gripen seminar in Stockholm, Sweden, on 15 March 2017.

    Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite media, financial analysts and investors to the annual Gripen seminar in Stockholm, Sweden, on 15 March 2017.

     
  • In margin of the Belgian ACCap replacement programme and as part of its industrial outreach, SAAB organises a second seminar on March 8th intended for potential Belgian industrial partners and focused on Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO).

    In margin of the Belgian ACCap replacement programme and as part of its industrial outreach, SAAB organises a second seminar on March 8th intended for potential Belgian industrial partners and focused on Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO).

     
  • On Monday 6 February, Saab was pleased to welcome H.E. Ms Francine Chainaye, the Belgian Ambassador in Sweden, at its aeronautical headquarters and production site in Linköping.

    Last week, H.E. Ms Francine Chainaye, the Belgian Ambassador in Sweden, was welcomed at Saab’s headquarters in Linköping by her Swedish counterpart, H.E. Ms Annika Hahn Englund, and by the Gripen for Belgium team.

     
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  • Defence and security company Saab has just completed a successful two-day seminar in Brussels to explore potential cooperation and partnerships with Belgian companies active in the aeronautics sector. This initiative follows a broader outreach initiated by Saab with the Belgian aeronautic industry in the context of the Air Combat Capability Successor Program to which Saab’s Gripen is a candidate.