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  • 2018

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  • Second Gripen E Test Aircraft Takes Flight

     |  Press release

    On 26 November, Saab completed the successful first flight of the second Gripen E test aircraft.

    On 26 November, Saab completed the successful first flight of the second Gripen E test aircraft.

     
  • Gripen E Flies With Meteor

     |  Press release

    In October, Saab successfully completed a test flight by a Gripen E aircraft with the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) for the first time.  

    In October, Saab successfully completed a test flight by a Gripen E aircraft with the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) for the first time.  

     
  • 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. 

     
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  • Saab Appoints Ola Rignell as India Head

     |  Press release

    Saab has appointed the former Gripen test pilot and Head of Saab Malaysia, Ola Rignell, as the new Chairman & Managing Director of Saab India Technology Pvt Ltd (SITPL).

    Saab has appointed the former Gripen test pilot and Head of Saab Malaysia, Ola Rignell, as the new Chairman & Managing Director of Saab India Technology Pvt Ltd (SITPL).

     
  • Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Army’s Dhruv helicopter. The order amounts to approximately MSEK 350. 

    Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Army’s Dhruv helicopter. The order amounts to approximately MSEK 350. 

     
  • Today, Saab announces the RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system that is being shown at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time.

    Today, Saab announces the RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system that is being shown at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time.

     
  • 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.

     
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  • 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’s Gripen E is the world’s most advanced, multi-role fighter aircraft. It brings a complete, future-proof technology suite combined with a ‘Make in India’ proposal that will establish the world’s most modern fighter aircraft manufacturing capability in India.  Saab is ready to deliver a complete aeronautics eco-system together with our Indian partners and global suppliers.

    Saab’s Gripen E is the world’s most advanced, multi-role fighter aircraft. It brings a complete, future-proof technology suite combined with a ‘Make in India’ proposal that will establish the world’s most modern fighter aircraft manufacturing capability in India.  Saab is ready to deliver a complete aeronautics eco-system together with our Indian partners and global suppliers.

     
  • 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).

     
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