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  • New engine, increased speed and larger weapon load - some of the more noticeable changes made within the Gripen E project. But one of the biggest changes lies inside the plane.

    New engine, increased speed and larger weapon load - some of the more noticeable changes made within the Gripen E project. But one of the biggest changes lies inside the plane.

     
  • Recently, the Czech Air Force successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft, greatly increasing its combat and communication capabilities. The upgrade is part of the Gripen design philosophy to evolve continuously and tailor solutions according to customer’s various needs.

    Recently, the Czech Air Force successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft, greatly increasing its combat and communication capabilities. The upgrade is part of the Gripen design philosophy to evolve continuously and tailor solutions according to customer’s various needs.

     
  • Saab will be attending the Defexpo exhibition in India, 11-14 April 2018. On the show for the first time is a Gripen E simulator equipped with a Wide Area Display (WAD).

    Saab will be attending the Defexpo exhibition in India, 11-14 April 2018. On the show for the first time is a Gripen E simulator equipped with a Wide Area Display (WAD).

     
  • The Czech Air Force has successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft. The upgrade greatly increases Gripen’s combat and communication capabilities.

    The Czech Air Force has successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft. The upgrade greatly increases Gripen’s combat and communication capabilities.

     
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  • Nations have different challenges when it comes to national security, depending on geography, security situation, threats and the air force’s task. Therefore, Saab has developed different versions of Gripen – the Gripen C-series and Gripen E-series.

    Nations have different challenges when it comes to national security, depending on geography, security situation, threats and the air force’s task. Therefore, Saab has developed different versions of Gripen – the Gripen C-series and Gripen E-series.

     
  • A new basic aircraft rig for testing of the life support systems in Gripen E has been unveiled. The rig, which has been dubbed Life Support Rig, was recently inaugurated at Saab’s facilities in Linköping.

    A new basic aircraft rig for testing of the life support systems in Gripen E has been unveiled. The rig, which has been dubbed Life Support Rig, was recently inaugurated at Saab’s facilities in Linköping.

     
  • 2017

  • 4

  • Gripen E goes supersonic

     |  News

    Defence and security company Saab announces that the Gripen E smart fighter flew supersonic for the first time. The aircraft broke the sound barrier over the Baltic Sea on the 18th October.

    Defence and security company Saab announces that the Gripen E smart fighter flew supersonic for the first time. The aircraft broke the sound barrier over the Baltic Sea on the 18th October.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab is exploring the potential for the recently announced Gripen Aggressor, to meet the needs of the United States Air Force (USAF) for Adversary Air (ADAIR) combat training.  The new Gripen Aggressor with its unique mix of high performance, and advanced sensor and datalink capabilities, combined with a low life cycle cost, provide a perfect solution for this unique requirement.

    Defense and security company Saab is exploring the potential for the recently announced Gripen Aggressor, to meet the needs of the United States Air Force (USAF) for Adversary Air (ADAIR) combat training.  The new Gripen Aggressor with its unique mix of high performance, and advanced sensor and datalink capabilities, combined with a low life cycle cost, provide a perfect solution for this unique requirement.

     
  • Saab presents Gripen Aggressor

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab presents a new variant of Gripen, Gripen Aggressor. Gripen Aggressor is based on the proven Gripen C-series and is the ultimate platform for the adversary air combat training market. Gripen Aggressor brings a unique mix of high performance, mission flexibility and availability combined with a low life cycle cost.

    Defence and security company Saab presents a new variant of Gripen, Gripen Aggressor. Gripen Aggressor is based on the proven Gripen C-series and is the ultimate platform for the adversary air combat training market. Gripen Aggressor brings a unique mix of high performance, mission flexibility and availability combined with a low life cycle cost.

     
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  • First flight success for Gripen E

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab today completed a successful first flight of the next generation smart fighter, Gripen E. The media are invited to join an online press briefing later today and joining details are below.

    Defence and security company Saab today completed a successful first flight of the next generation smart fighter, Gripen E. The media are invited to join an online press briefing later today and joining details are below.

     
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