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  • 2017

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  • Gripen E: The Cost Edge

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    The challenge of every Air Force, from acquisition to boneyard, is that of cost. Fighter aircraft need to be at the cutting edge of technology. At the same time, they need to fit into national budgets and be frugal in operations and maintenance. Countries like India, with a very large expanse of sea and land boundaries which are vulnerable from many sides, need that many more aircraft in the air. All this thinking went into Gripen from its very inception.

    The challenge of every Air Force, from acquisition to boneyard, is that of cost. Fighter aircraft need to be at the cutting edge of technology. At the same time, they need to fit into national budgets and be frugal in operations and maintenance. Countries like India, with a very large expanse of sea and land boundaries which are vulnerable from many sides, need that many more aircraft in the air. All this thinking went into Gripen from its very inception.

     
  • You Are Not Alone

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    To ensure success, air force operations rely on an intricate web of support activities. One is the ability to perform aircraft maintenance wherever necessary, thereby ensuring that the system issued to deployed task forces is ready for operational use.

    To ensure success, air force operations rely on an intricate web of support activities. One is the ability to perform aircraft maintenance wherever necessary, thereby ensuring that the system issued to deployed task forces is ready for operational use.

     
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  • Gripen: The Ideal Solution For India

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    The Indian Government is looking for an international defence partner to build a new generation of fighter jet on Indian soil. Saab is ready to take up the challenge with its Gripen fighter and a revolutionary technology-transfer approach to cooperation.

    The Indian Government is looking for an international defence partner to build a new generation of fighter jet on Indian soil. Saab is ready to take up the challenge with its Gripen fighter and a revolutionary technology-transfer approach to cooperation.

     
  • 2016

  • 4

  • Saab Receives Order from FMV for a New Helmet Mounted Display System

     |  Story, News, Press release

    Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for an advanced helmet mounted display (HMD) system, called Targo. The new system will be used for the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen E fighter aircraft. The order value is approximately SEK 119 million. Deliveries will take place between 2022 and 2026.

     
  • From Machining To Delivery In Only Four Weeks

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    This would be a dream scenario, had I been referring to the actual Gripen production lead time. However, the catchy title refers to the walkthrough Emelie and I were given of all the various stages that are necessary in creating the extraordinary Gripen! How much work could it be producing a Gripen fighter, I mean really? As it turns out – quite a lot!

    This would be a dream scenario, had I been referring to the actual Gripen production lead time. However, the catchy title refers to the walkthrough Emelie and I were given of all the various stages that are necessary in creating the extraordinary Gripen! How much work could it be producing a Gripen fighter, I mean really? As it turns out – quite a lot!

     
  • 3

  • True Collaboration: Episode 5 - Knowledge value

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    The acquisition of 36 Gripen NG to equip the Brazilian Air Force includes extensive technology transfer to Brazil. Over 350 Brazilian specialists will be trained in Sweden for periods of up to 2 years before returning to Brazil to use their new knowledge and skills. This series tells the story of five of these pioneers. The hearts and minds behind the Brazilian Gripen.

    The acquisition of 36 Gripen NG to equip the Brazilian Air Force includes extensive technology transfer to Brazil. Over 350 Brazilian specialists will be trained in Sweden for periods of up to 2 years before returning to Brazil to use their new knowledge and skills. This series tells the story of five of these pioneers. The hearts and minds behind the Brazilian Gripen.

     
  • For two days Saab and the Swedish Air Force performed Air displays in Linköping, Sweden. We attended with our Saab Experience pavilion. Here's a little something for all aviation enthusiasts.

    For two days Saab and the Swedish Air Force performed Air displays in Linköping, Sweden. We attended with our Saab Experience pavilion. Here's a little something for all aviation enthusiasts.

     
  • A smart air force has to answer many questions when it comes to making its air power choices for the 21st Century. No single element defines combat effectiveness for the modern fighter. To fly, fight and win a combat aircraft must combine a number of factors, in a single balanced design. To be relevant and effective a modern air force must be aware of these elements, and master them all.

     

    A smart air force has to answer many questions when it comes to making its air power choices for the 21st Century. No single element defines combat effectiveness for the modern fighter. To fly, fight and win a combat aircraft must combine a number of factors, in a single balanced design. To be relevant and effective a modern air force must be aware of these elements, and master them all.

     
  • Saab test pilot Marcus Wandt gives you a presentation and his view of what the Perfect Fighter is at Farnborough International Airshow 2016.

    Saab test pilot Marcus Wandt gives you a presentation and his view of what the Perfect Fighter is at Farnborough International Airshow 2016.

     
  • Gripen C/D gets a smarter suit

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    With a new weapons system, enhanced protection for the pilot and longer service intervals MS20 gives a real boost to the entire Gripen platform.

    With a new weapons system, enhanced protection for the pilot and longer service intervals MS20 gives a real boost to the entire Gripen platform.

     
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