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Saab Presents First Gripen E to Brazil

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...

Air2030: Planning decree for the acquisition of new fighter jets

BERN – At its meeting of May 15, 2019, the Federal Council decided to continue the procedure concerning the Air2030 program. It instructed the DDPS to submit by the beginning of September at the latest a draft planning order...

Russian embassy protests arrest of russian charged with illegally obtaining U.S. fighter jet manuals

Russia's embassy has protested the arrest of a Russian software developer who was extradited from Georgia and charged by U.S. authorities with trying to obtain user manuals and instructional materials for F-16 fighter jets. The Washington embassy issued its complaint...

Gripen E Flies with Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile

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 The flight included two Meteor missiles and the Gripen E aircraft (designated 39-8) was operated...

Saab to provide RAF’s Typhoons with new smart self-protection system

Saab has received an order from BAE Systems for development of a new pyrotechnic smart self-protection system for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar and IR guided threats. The order is part of a framework agreement with BAE Systems...

Lockheed wins US$ 1.1 bn order for 16 Bahrain F-16V fighters

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas; and Lockheed Martin, Greenville, South Carolina, have been awarded a $1,124,545,002 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for F-16 production. This contract provides for the production of 16 F-16 V Block 70 aircraft. Work will...

Airbus warns Berlin Against F-35 fighter aircraft buy

A leading Airbus manager has warned that the German federal government would snub France for its aircraft procurement. Dirk Hoke, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Defense and Space, has warned the German government against the purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-35...
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Saab and Varjo bring virtual reality to flight simulators

Saab and Varjo Technologies work together to revolutionise flight simulators. The Finnish company Varjo has developed a human eye...
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