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  • 2020

  • Saab starts Gripen Production in Brazil

     |  Press release

    Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), Saab's first aerostructures plant outside of Sweden for the new Gripen E/F fighter, reaches another important milestone with the start of production. This site builds sections of Gripen, which will then be delivered to the fighter final assembly facilities at the Embraer plant in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State, Brazil and in Linköping, Sweden.

    Saab's first aerostructures plant outside of Sweden for the new Gripen E/F fighter, reaches another important milestone with the start of production. This site builds sections of Gripen, which will then be delivered to the final assembly facilities at the Embraer plant in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo, Brazil and to Saab in Linköping, Sweden.

     

     
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  • Saab acquires the Brazilian company Atmos Sistemas

     |  Press release

    Saab has entered into an agreement to acquire the Brazilian defence company Atmos Sistemas. The transaction documents were signed on April 06, 2020. Normal closing procedures applies, and closing is expected on April 30, 2020.

    Saab has entered into an agreement to acquire the Brazilian defence company Atmos Sistemas. The transaction documents were signed on April 06, 2020. Normal closing procedures applies, and closing is expected on April 30, 2020.

     
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  • Gripen F Fighter Production Under way

     |  Press release

    Saab has performed the first metal cut for the two-seater fighter aircraft Gripen F, marking an important milestone in the programme.

    Saab has performed the first metal cut for the two-seater fighter aircraft Gripen F, marking an important milestone in the programme.

     
  • Saab has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence.

    Saab has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships. Saab has not yet received a new order.

     
  • Saab Year-End Report 2019

     |  News, Press release, Financial report

    Saab presents the results for 2019.

    Saab presents the results for 2019.

     
  • Gripen E and GlobalEye Complete Finnish Flight Evaluation

     |  Press release

    Saab has successfully completed its participation with Gripen E and GlobalEye AEW&C in the Finnish HX Challenge, the Finnish Air Force testing and evaluation event at Pirkkala Air Base in Finland. The flight evaluation is part of the capability assessment in the on-going HX programme, the procurement of new fighter aircraft to equip the Finnish Air Force.

    Saab has successfully completed its participation with Gripen E and GlobalEye AEW&C in the Finnish HX Challenge, the Finnish Air Force testing and evaluation event at Pirkkala Air Base in Finland. The flight evaluation is part of the capability assessment in the on-going HX programme, the procurement of new fighter aircraft to equip the Finnish Air Force.

     
  • 2019

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  • Saab Delivers Deployable Maintenance Facility to Hungary

     |  Press release

    Saab has delivered the Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) to the Hungarian Air Force. DAM is a mobile solution that enables enhanced maintenance capacity for aircraft and other vehicles combined with superior protection.

    Saab has delivered the Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) to the Hungarian Air Force. DAM is a mobile solution that enables enhanced maintenance capacity for aircraft and other vehicles combined with superior protection.

     
  • Saab Inaugurates Gripen Development Simulator in Brazil

     |  Press release

    On 25 November the so called S-Rig (systems rig), which is the first Gripen development simulator installed outside of Sweden, was inaugurated at the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) at the Embraer plant, located in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State.

    Saab and its Brazilian partners have taken another important step in the Brazilian technology transfer programme. On 25 November the so called S-Rig (systems rig), which is the first Gripen development simulator installed outside of Sweden, was inaugurated at the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) at the Embraer plant, located in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State. The new simulator is part of the technology transfer programme for the new Brazilian fighter under a partnership between Saab, Embraer, Atech, AEL Sistemas and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).

     
  • Saab’s New Electronic Attack Jammer Pod in the Air

     |  Press release

    Saab carried out the first flight tests with its new advanced Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP) with successful results on 4 November 2019. The pod’s interfaces with the aircraft’s hardware and software as well as cockpit control and monitoring were tested during the flight.

    Saab carried out the first flight tests with its new advanced Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP) with successful results on 4 November 2019. The pod’s interfaces with the aircraft’s hardware and software as well as cockpit control and monitoring were tested during the flight.

     
  • Saab has together with Boeing conducted a successful long-range test firing of the Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) in Norway.

    Saab has together with Boeing conducted a successful long-range test firing of the Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) in Norway.

     
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  • Saab Presents First Gripen E to Brazil

     |  Press release

    Saab has taken another important step in the delivery of Gripen E to the Brazilian customer. Marked by a ceremony in Linköping, Sweden, on 10 September, the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft was delivered to start the flight test programme.

    Saab has taken another important step in the delivery of Gripen E to the Brazilian customer. Marked by a ceremony in Linköping, Sweden, on 10 September, the first Brazilian Gripen E aircraft was delivered to start the flight test programme.

     
  • First Brazilian Gripen E Completes its First Flight

     |  Press release

    Saab today completed a successful first flight with the first Brazilian Gripen E fighter aircraft, 39-6001. At 2.41 pm CET on August 26, the Gripen E aircraft took off on its maiden flight flown by Saab test pilot Richard Ljungberg. The aircraft operated from Saab´s airfield in Linköping, Sweden.

    Saab today completed a successful first flight with the first Brazilian Gripen E fighter aircraft, 39-6001. At 2.41 pm CET on August 26, the Gripen E aircraft took off on its maiden flight flown by Saab test pilot Richard Ljungberg. The aircraft operated from Saab´s airfield in Linköping, Sweden.

     
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  • Saab presented the latest developments in the Gripen Programme for Brazil at a press briefing during the LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

    Saab presented the latest developments in the Gripen Programme for Brazil at a press briefing during the LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

     
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  • Saab at LAAD 2019

     |  News

    Saab will be present in the 2019 edition of LAAD International Defense and Security with its broad portfolio of solutions for land, air and sea. 

    Saab will be present in the 2019 edition of LAAD International Defense and Security with its broad portfolio of solutions for land, air and sea. 

     
  • Saab Year-End Report 2018

     |  Press release, Financial report

    Saab presents the results for 2018. 

    Saab presents the results for 2018. 

     
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