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16 May 2016
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.
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!
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.