Saab Commander Challenge Winners Fly The Gripen Fighter Simulator

Three Thai contestants won the Saab Commander contest and flew the Gripen Fighter Simulator at the Defense & Security 2013

On the occasion of “Defense & Security 2013”, Defense and security company Saab’s Quiz Combat saw enthusiastic participation of over 5000 visitors, 3000 contestants from 72 cities, towns and townships in Thailand.

The Quiz Combat tested contenders’ knowledge of the options available on the battlefield. The battlefield sits on So far, the contest has produced over 75 winners.

Winners chosen by a computerised draw from all-correct answers have won merchandise that ranges from Saab memorabilia to Gripen mementoes and a host of other limited edition material.


Three Thai contestants won a flight in the Gripen Fighter simulator.

These contestants were selected from the pool of winners in the ‘Level Professional’ and ‘Level Ace’ and have been invited to the Defence & Security 2013 and given the rare opportunity to fly the Gripen simulator.

“The Saab Commander contest for the Thai people has received very enthusiastic participation from across Thailand and we have today a very strong community of people who have become aware of complex technologies and have a good appreciation of the history of Swedish military technologies. I congratulate all the winners for taking part and answering some tough questions,” says Dan Enstedt, President & CEO, Saab AsiaPacific.


Saab views the Defense & Security 2013 Exhibition as an excellent opportunity forthe company to showcase Saab technologies and to engage people.

“We are delighted at the number of people who have engaged us through the contest and on social media for the Saab Commander challenge. The widespread interest in the contest has enabled us to share information with the people of Thailand about our technologies, achievements and our systems in a fun way. It is wonderful to see how many people have managed to win different prizes across levels and our congratulations to all of them,” says Susanne Dalskog, Head of Communication, Market Area Asia Pacific.

Other prizes included collectibles such as Gripen pins, USB cards, LED key rings,Gripen Mobile Phone Jewelry, Saab Caps, Brain Teaser Sets, Pens, Bottle Openers,Sport Bottles among others.

Witness the excitement of the Saab Commander challenge here