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  • 2018

  • 4

  • First Missile Firing by Gripen E

     |  Press release

    Gripen E has successfully completed the first tests to verify the ability to release and launch external payloads. The tests took place in October 2018 at Vidsel Test Range in the north of Sweden.

    Gripen E has successfully completed the first tests to verify the ability to release and launch external payloads. The tests took place in October 2018 at Vidsel Test Range in the north of Sweden.

     
  • The consortium formed by the Dutch company Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Sweden's Saab are one of the three finalists that have been down selected to supply four Tamandaré Class corvettes (CCT) to Brazil. This was announced on 15 October by the Brazilian Navy. Damen is a leading shipbuilding company with more than 6,000 vessels produced and more than 20 navies serviced worldwide, and Saab has more than 80 years of experience in the defense and security industry.

    The consortium formed by the Dutch company Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding and Sweden's Saab are one of the three finalists that have been down selected to supply four Tamandaré Class corvettes (CCT) to Brazil. This was announced on 15 October by the Brazilian Navy. Damen is a leading shipbuilding company with more than 6,000 vessels produced and more than 20 navies serviced worldwide, and Saab has more than 80 years of experience in the defense and security industry.

     
  • Swedes and Brazilians discussed topics related to the development of bilateral security relations between the two countries at the seminar "Close Security Cooperation from Far Away - the Development of the Bilateral Security Relationship between Brazil and Sweden," held by Folk och Forsvar, an independent Swedish association - whose name means "Society and Defence" - which promotes the public discussion of matters related to security policy, defence policy and civil security. The seminar was held in the second half of September, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Gripen program was mentioned at various times as the catalyst for cooperation between the countries.

    Swedes and Brazilians discussed topics related to the development of bilateral security relations between the two countries at the seminar "Close Security Cooperation from Far Away - the Development of the Bilateral Security Relationship between Brazil and Sweden," held by Folk och Forsvar, an independent Swedish association - whose name means "Society and Defence" - which promotes the public discussion of matters related to security policy, defence policy and civil security. The seminar was held in the second half of September, in Stockholm, Sweden. The Gripen program was mentioned at various times as the catalyst for cooperation between the countries.

     
  • 3

  • Saab has received a new order from the United States (U.S.) Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order value is approximately $50 million (426 MSEK). The order was booked during Q2 2018.

    Saab has received a new order from the United States (U.S.) Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order value is approximately $50 million (426 MSEK). The order was booked during Q2 2018.

     
  • Gripen E in the air with Swiss pylons

     |  Press release

    Saab's Gripen E programme continues to make progress. The Gripen aircraft with designation 39-8 has conducted a number of successful flights carrying external stores, including pylons from the Swiss company RUAG Aerostructures.

    Saab's Gripen E programme continues to make progress. The Gripen aircraft with designation 39-8 has conducted a number of successful flights carrying external stores, including pylons from the Swiss company RUAG Aerostructures.

     
  • The Consortium Damen Saab Tamandaré was present during the RIDEX, Rio International Defense Exhibition, introducing its local partners Consub and Akaer. The partnership is strongly focused in meeting the needs of the Brazilian Navy. Saab and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding combined forces and experience to participate in the competition for the supply of the four corvettes of the Tamandaré Class.

    The Consortium Damen Saab Tamandaré was present during the RIDEX, Rio International Defense Exhibition, introducing its local partners Consub and Akaer. The partnership is strongly focused in meeting the needs of the Brazilian Navy. Saab and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding combined forces and experience to participate in the competition for the supply of the four corvettes of the Tamandaré Class.

     
  • 2

  • Saab is attending Aerospace Meetings Brazil, for the second time, from June 19 to 21, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo state, continuing its networking with potential suppliers for its aerostructures plant in Brazil, Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM).

    Saab is attending Aerospace Meetings Brazil, for the second time, from June 19 to 21, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo state, continuing its networking with potential suppliers for its aerostructures plant in Brazil, Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM).

     
  • In order to meet the needs of the Brazilian Navy, Saab and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding come together to develop the project that will supply four Tamandaré Class Corvettes. The companies are world-leading references in the development of naval solutions.

    In order to meet the needs of the Brazilian Navy, Saab and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding come together to develop the project that will supply four Tamandaré Class Corvettes. The companies are world-leading references in the development of naval solutions.

     
  • Saab seminar highlights key Gripen features

     |  Press release

    Saab today held its annual Gripen seminar at its Stockholm headquarters to share the latest thoughts and insights on this unique family of fighters with a global audience. A recording of the seminar and the slide pack are available here

    Saab today held its annual Gripen seminar at its Stockholm headquarters to share the latest thoughts and insights on this unique family of fighters with a global audience. A recording of the seminar and the slide pack are available here

     
  • Saab held a conference for suppliers at its Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) facility in Sao Bernardo do Campo on May 10, 2018, to look at potential suppliers in the region.

    Saab held a conference for suppliers at its Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) facility in Sao Bernardo do Campo on May 10, 2018, to look at potential suppliers in the region.

     
  • Saab unveils a 5,000-square-meter facility for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant: Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), in the city of São Bernardo do Campo, in São Paulo state, Brazil. This is another important step in the Gripen Programme in Brazil.

    Saab unveils a 5,000-square-meter facility for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant: Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM), in the city of São Bernardo do Campo, in São Paulo state, Brazil. This is another important step in the Gripen Programme in Brazil.

     
  • 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).

     
  • 2017

  • 4

  • Saab Receives Order for RBS 70 From the Brazilian Army

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army. The order has a total value of approx. MSEK 105 and deliveries will take place during 2017 and 2018.

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army. The order has a total value of approx. MSEK 105 and deliveries will take place during 2017 and 2018.

     
  • 2

  • 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.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab today at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition presented the latest developments in its Gripen NG Programme for Brazil. The new developments included an announcement on the first aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force and that the development of the two-seat version has already begun in Brazil. Saab also confirmed extended cooperation with a number of Brazilian companies.

    Defense and security company Saab today at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition presented the latest developments in its Gripen NG Programme for Brazil. The new developments included an announcement on the first aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force and that the development of the two-seat version has already begun in Brazil. Saab also confirmed extended cooperation with a number of Brazilian companies.

     
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