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The Gripen E, named F-39E Gripen by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), was officially presented today, October 23, during the celebrations of Aviators’ Day and the Brazilian Air Force Day, at Wing 1, in Brasília. The aircraft flew over the air base after an air display of the Brazilian Smoke Squadron.
Saab presents the results for January-September 2020 earlier than previously announced.
Today, September 24, the first Brazilian Gripen E, designated by Brazilian Air Force (FAB) as F-39 Gripen, concluded its first flight in Brazil. The aircraft flew from the airport in Navegantes to Embraer´s facility in Gavião Peixoto.
Saab’s offering to Finland includes advanced Electronic Warfare systems, comprising of a newly developed Electronic Attack Jammer Pod and a decoy missile system.
Saab's first aerostructures plant outside of Sweden for the new Gripen E/F fighter, reaches another important milestone with the start of production.
Saab has entered into an agreement to acquire the Brazilian defence company Atmos Sistemas. The transaction documents were signed on April 06, 2020. Normal closing procedures applies, and closing is expected on April 30, 2020.
Saab has performed the first metal cut for the two-seater fighter aircraft Gripen F, marking an important milestone in the programme.
Saab has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships. Saab has not yet received a new order.
Saab has successfully completed its participation with Gripen E and GlobalEye AEW&C in the Finnish HX Challenge, the Finnish Air Force testing and evaluation event at Pirkkala Air Base in Finland. The flight evaluation is part of the capability assessment in the on-going HX programme, the procurement of new fighter aircraft to equip the Finnish Air Force.
Saab has delivered the Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) to the Hungarian Air Force. DAM is a mobile solution that enables enhanced maintenance capacity for aircraft and other vehicles combined with superior protection.