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Press release - Regulatory
16 May 2022
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Press release
6 April 2022
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The First Serial Production Gripen E Fighters are in Brazil

The first two serial production Gripen E fighters, called F-39 Gripen by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), are in Brazil. The aircraft arrived in the country last Friday, April 1st, at the port of Navegantes, and today completed their first flight in the country. The two aircraft flew from Navegantes International Airport to the Gripen Flight Test Center at the Embraer plant in Gavião Peixoto.

Press release - Regulatory
16 February 2022
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Press release
24 November 2021
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Gripen E Entering Serial Delivery Phase for Brazilian and Swedish Air Forces

Today, November 24, Saab held a high-level meeting with authorities from Brazil and Sweden to present the first six serial production Gripen E aircraft, which have left the factory and entered the delivery phase. The delegations from both countries also had the opportunity to discuss joint activities that will be beneficial to the Gripen programme.

Press release
15 July 2021
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Brazilian Gripen conducts Water Spray test in Brazil

Saab has successfully conducted the Water Spray test with the Gripen E, which attests the fighter's ability to operate in adverse situations. The activities were performed in June at the Gripen Flight Test Centre (GFTC) at Embraer's facilities, in Gavião Peixoto, in the interior of the São Paulo state.

Press release
5 May 2021
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Saab Receives Order for Future Development Support of Gripen

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide future development support for Gripen from April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. The total order value is SEK 998 million.

Press release - Regulatory
5 March 2021
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Saab publishes its Annual and Sustainability Report 2020

Saab’s annual and sustainability report for 2020 is also available on the Group’s website at www.saab.com.

Press release
3 March 2021
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Gripen starts supersonic flight tests in Brazil

The new fighter for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), the F-39 Gripen E, has begun performing supersonic flight tests in Brazil. The aircraft, based at the Gripen Test Flight Centre (GFTC) at Embraer's facilities in Gavião Peixoto (SP), has been carrying out the flights over the designated test areas north west of the base.  All flights follow authority-defined procedures and take place at high altitude, above 5.000 meters.

Press release
1 March 2021
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Saab in Brazil delivers the first pair of air brakes for Gripen

Saab's aerospace plant in Brazil has completed production of the first pair of air brakes for Gripen E. The parts will be shipped to Linköping, Sweden, in early April, as per the company's production schedule.