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  • 2016

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  • When the Brazilian Federal Government signed the agreement with Saab covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG, the contract also included a technology transfer programme. The aim with the programme is to provide the Brazilian aerospace industry with the technology and knowledge needed to maintain and develop Gripen for Brazil. A key milestone in the programme is the opening of the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Brazil.

     
  • Protecting Maritime Traffic

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    To meet cost-saving targets and reduce environmental impact, international shipping needs to be controlled with the same precision as the aviation world. This calls for traffic management systems that micromanage the routing and timing of entire shipping lanes.

    To meet cost-saving targets and reduce environmental impact, international shipping needs to be controlled with the same precision as the aviation world. This calls for traffic management systems that micromanage the routing and timing of entire shipping lanes.

     
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  • Hard to hide – Barracuda´s success story

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    From fishing nets to world-class military concealment equipment. For 60 years its talent for technical innovation has characterised Saab Barracuda – whose unique camouflage system can conceal soldiers and tanks through to large ships

    From fishing nets to world-class military concealment equipment. For 60 years its talent for technical innovation has characterised Saab Barracuda – whose unique camouflage system can conceal soldiers and tanks through to large ships.

     
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  • The Future Built in

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    A modern fighter aircraft will have an operational life of thirty to forty years, perhaps more. This poses a great challenge for air forces. How can you maintain technological superiority over the fighter’s entire life in service? Especially when engineering capabilities are becoming more widely available, to both friends and foes, and technology advances much faster.

    A modern fighter aircraft will have an operational life of thirty to forty years, perhaps more. This poses a great challenge for air forces. How can you maintain technological superiority over the fighter’s entire life in service? Especially when engineering capabilities are becoming more widely available, to both friends and foes, and technology advances much faster.

     
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  • Offering a significantly expanded radar horizon over ground- and ship-based options, Saab’s Erieye Airborne Early Warning and Control radar system is suitable for both defence and rescue applications.

    Offering a significantly expanded radar horizon over ground- and ship-based options, Saab’s Erieye Airborne Early Warning and Control radar system is suitable for both defence and rescue applications.

     
  • What one sees - all will know

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    Threats are no longer just emerging on the battlefield. Piracy, smuggling and terrorism are challenging the traditional roles of armed forces. At the same time, shrinking defence budgets is making it difficult to sustain existing levels of capability. The race is on to provide forces with advanced and integrated technology to meet the broader spectrum of threats and to achieve maximum return from limited resources.

    Threats are no longer just emerging on the battlefield. Piracy, smuggling and terrorism are challenging the traditional roles of armed forces. At the same time, shrinking defence budgets is making it difficult to sustain existing levels of capability. The race is on to provide forces with advanced and integrated technology to meet the broader spectrum of threats and to achieve maximum return from limited resources.

     
  • 2015

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  • In 1945, the Swedish defence materiel procurement authority commissioned Saab to develop a new advanced jet fighter. The development work resulted in a chubby aircraft that was quickly dubbed the Flying Barrel (Tunnan). Access to German research meant that the aircraft could be given a swept wing, resulting in excellent performance.

    In 1945, the Swedish defence materiel procurement authority commissioned Saab to develop a new advanced jet fighter. The development work resulted in a chubby aircraft that was quickly dubbed the Flying Barrel (Tunnan). Access to German research meant that the aircraft could be given a swept wing, resulting in
    excellent performance.

     
  • Saab 32 Lansen

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    The development of Saab's 1150 project, which eventually became the Saab 32 Lansen, began in earnest in 1948. The aircraft had twin-seats, low wings and was intended as an attack aircraft to replace the B 18.

    The development of Saab's 1150 project, which eventually became the Saab 32 Lansen, began in earnest in 1948. The aircraft had twin-seats, low wings and was intended as an attack aircraft to replace the B 18.

     
  • Saab 35 Draken

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    The Saab 35 fighter aircraft started being planned as a replacement for the J 29 Tunnan in the autumn of 1949 under the leadership of Erik Bratt. The Swedish defence materiel procurement authority required the aircraft to perform at high supersonic speeds and be able to engage targets at high altitudes.

    The Saab 35 fighter aircraft started being planned as a replacement for the J 29 Tunnan in the autumn of 1949 under the leadership of Erik Bratt. The Swedish defence materiel procurement authority required the aircraft to perform at high supersonic speeds and be able to engage targets at high altitudes.

     
  • Although everything that is developed here at Saab is almost always specialised, it frequently leads to new applications that make life safer and more secure. One of the earliest examples goes back to the early days of aviation. Back then, if an aircraft lost manoeuvrability the pilot simply climbed out of the cockpit and jumped.

    Although everything that is developed here at Saab is almost always specialised, it frequently leads to new applications that make life safer and more secure. One of the earliest examples goes back to the early days of aviation. Back then, if an aircraft lost manoeuvrability the pilot simply climbed out of the cockpit and jumped.

     
  • Saab at Expodefensa 2015

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    November 30th to December 2nd, we will be participating in Expodefensa 2015, which will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, where we will present some of our solutions within military defense.

    November 30th to December 2nd, we will be participating in Expodefensa 2015, which will be held in Bogotá, Colombia, where we will present some of our solutions within military defense.

     
  • Saab has collaborated with Akaer in Gripen development since 2009. The company is presently one of several partner companies involved in the technology transfer in the Brazilian contract for 36 Gripens to Brazil.

    Saab has collaborated with Akaer in Gripen development since 2009. The company is presently one of several partner companies involved in the technology transfer in the Brazilian contract for 36 Gripen fighters to Brazil.

     
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  • Research and Innovation across the Atlantic

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    Brazil and Sweden have a well-established cooperation, and collaborate on several projects within the Aeronautics area. The Triple Helix concept originated in Sweden due to the country's strong partnership with universities, as well as industry and governmental authorities. This is of interest to Brazil, and is used in two ongoing projects described in this article.

    Brazil and Sweden have a well-established cooperation, and collaborate on several projects within the Aeronautics area. The Triple Helix concept originated in Sweden due to the country's strong partnership with universities, as well as industry and governmental authorities. This is of interest to Brazil, and is used in two ongoing projects described in this article.

     
  • Gripen for Brazil

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    Today we have reached a historical milestone. With all contracts signed, the biggest export deal in the history of Saab has now been finalised which means that the Brazilian Gripen NG programme moves in to the next phase. This story tells you more.

    Today we have reached a historical milestone. With all contracts signed, the biggest export deal in the history of Saab has now been finalised which means that the Brazilian Gripen NG programme moves in to the next phase. Read more below.

     

     
  • During the week of March 30, 2015, Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of Saab AB, and Lennart Sindahl, deputy CEO, met the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and the Brazilian Minister of Defence, Jaques Wagner. They delivered a gift letter outlining a new initiative in the existing partnership between the aerospace industries of Sweden and Brazil.

    During the week of March 30, 2015, Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of Saab AB, and Lennart Sindahl, deputy CEO, met the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and the Brazilian Minister of Defence, Jaques Wagner. They delivered a gift letter outlining a new initiative in the existing partnership between the aerospace industries of Sweden and Brazil.

     
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