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Here you find our latest releases. 

Press release
13 April 2021
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Saab Chooses StandardAero to Maintain Gripen Engines In Canada

Saab, in partnership with General Electric Aviation Canada (GE), have selected StandardAero to maintain and repair Gripen’s engine in Canada as a part of Saab's offer for Canada's Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP).

Press release
19 January 2021
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Saab Proposes New Saab Sensor Centre in Canada

At the AIx Space 2021 Conference Saab announced that it has offered to establish a new facility in Canada as part of its offer for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP).

Press release
14 December 2020
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Saab Offers Jobs Boost in Quebec, Canada

Saab is offering to create two new aerospace centres in Quebec that will create and protect thousands of aerospace and related jobs. Announced at Aéro Montréal’s Innovation Forum 2020, the two new aerospace centres are part of Saab’s proposal of Gripen for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project.

Press release
14 October 2020
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Saab strengthens ties to Quebec and Canada through CRIAQ partnership

Saab and the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec (CRIAQ) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Press release
31 July 2020
Saab offers Gripen to Canada

Supported by Sweden, Saab has submitted its proposal for the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) to Canada. The proposal comprises 88 Gripen E fighter aircraft, with a comprehensive support and training package and an industrial and technological benefits programme.

Press release
7 July 2020
Saab starts Gripen Production in Brazil

Saab's first aerostructures plant outside of Sweden for the new Gripen E/F fighter, in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, reaches another important milestone with the start of production. This site builds sections of Gripen, which will then be delivered to the final assembly facilities at the Embraer plant in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo, Brazil and to Saab in Linköping, Sweden.

Press release
28 April 2020
Saab’s New Fighter Radar in the Air

Saab has successfully completed the first air trials with its new fighter X-band Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, which will be offered as a new addition to Saab’s PS-05/A radar family.

Press release
26 March 2020
Gripen F Fighter Production Under way

Saab has performed the first metal cut for the two-seater fighter aircraft Gripen F, marking an important milestone in the programme.

Press release
2 March 2020
Saab Announces ‘Gripen for Canada Team’

Saab is bidding for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) and today announced that leading Canadian aerospace companies IMP Aerospace & Defence, CAE, Peraton Canada and GE Aviation are the ‘Gripen for Canada Team’.

Press release
6 February 2020
Gripen E and GlobalEye Complete Finnish Flight Evaluation

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.