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  • 2016

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  • This is Gripen E

     |  News

    Defence and security company Saab unveils Gripen E, next generation fighter. Over previous versions of the Gripen, Gripen E has a significantly improved avionics system. The capability to carry more weapons and the improved range performance, is possible by a more powerful engine and the ability to carry more fuel. Gripen E is equipped with a highly integrated and sophisticated sensor suite including  an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, Infra Red Search and Track (IRST), Electronic Warfare (EW) suite,  and datalink technology, which, when combined gives the pilot, and co-operating forces exactly the information needed at all times.

     
  • Saab Unveils The First Gripen E

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab will take the next step in the evolution of the Gripen fighter system on 18 May, with the unveiling of the first test aircraft of the next generation, Gripen E.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab and the Czech producer of surveillance systems ERA would like to announce the signing of an agreement for future cooperation in research and development of Air Surveillance and Air Defence technologies.

     
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  • Saab to Deploy SR-3 Surface Movement Radar in Prague

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab announces that it has been selected by Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) to deliver its SR-3 Surface Movement Radar (SMR) for Václav Havel Airport Prague.

     
  • Hungary Marks First 10 Years of Gripen Operations

     |  Press release

    Senior representatives of the Hungarian government, the Hungarian and Swedish Armed Forces, the Embassy of Sweden to Hungary, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and Saab, came together on 4 March 2016 to celebrate Hungary’s first ‘Gripen decade’ at MH 59, Szentgyörgyi Dezső Airbase, Kecskemét.

     
  • 2015

  • 3

  • Gripen NG Contract With Brazil Becomes Effective

     |  Press release

    On 27 October 2014 Saab announced the conclusion of a contract with the Brazilian Federal Government for the development and production of 36 Gripen NG aircraft. The contract has now come into effect as all required conditions have been fulfilled. Today, the order value of approximately SEK39.3 billion is booked by Saab as order intake. Gripen NG deliveries to the Brazilian Air Force will be undertaken from 2019 to 2024

     
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  • The Czech Republic introduced the new generation multirole fighter aircraft JAS 39C/D Gripen into its air force 10 years ago.

    The Czech Republic introduced the new generation multirole fighter aircraft JAS 39C/D Gripen into its air force 10 years ago. Senior representatives of the Czech government, the Czech and Swedish armed forces, the Embassy of Sweden to the Czech Republic and the producer of the Gripen System, defence and security company Saab, met at the 21st Tactical Air Base in Čáslav at the end of the Lion Effort exercise on May 22 to celebrate the anniversary.

     
  • Multinational exercise of Gripen users, Lion Effort 2015, is taking place at Čáslav air base in the Czech Republic between May 11 and 24, 2015. Saab is proud that the Gripen users managed to establish a platform for such an efficient cooperation that confirms the versatility of the Gripen system. Apart from the Czech Air Force, Gripen fighters of the air forces of Sweden and Hungary also participate. The exercise also includes participation of representatives of the Thai Royal Air Force, as well as Polish F-16 and German Eurofighter operating from their home bases.

     
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  • Saab’s Annual Report for 2014 Now Available

     |  Press release, Financial report

    Defence and security company Saab’s annual report 2014 is as of today available on www.saabgroup.com.

    Defence and security company Saab’s annual report 2014 is as of today available on www.saabgroup.com.

     
  • 2014

  • 4

  • Saab and Brazil sign contract for Gripen NG

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