The Halifax Port Authority is taking a major step forward in digitalisation of their operations. They have awarded Saab a contract to supply a Port Management Information System (PMIS).
The first Swedish Gripen E aircraft flies side by side with the first Brazilian Gripen. It’s much more than a beautiful image, it’s a sign of a great collaboration between the countries and between the air forces and industry. Here the Commander of the Swedish Air Force Major General Carl-Johan Edström gives his view of the collaboration and the importance of a fighter that not only beats the opponents of today but also remains operational for decades.
Saab Canada and its “Gripen for Canada Team” is the only manufacturer committing to transfer the building of its fighter solution for Canada’s FFCP (Future Fighter Capability Project) - the multi-role Gripen E - to Canada.
You may have heard that electronic warfare becoming increasingly important. Applications and products are constantly developing. But what does electronic warfare mean? We take a look at the basics.
The world is a very unfamiliar place right now. We are all affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in one way or another. Due to this, we are figuring out various alternative solutions for things that cannot be done in the usual way. An example of such a solution is last week’s special delivery of two Gripen aircraft to the Hungarian Air Force.
April 2020 marks the 15 years anniversary of the Czech Air Force as a Gripen user. When Gripen entered service with the Czech Air Force in 2005, it replaced old Russian technology and the Czech Air Force became one of Europe’s most modern air forces.
The Brazilian test engineers at the flight test department at Saab are halfway through their Transfer of Technology training and work programme. Recently they conducted their first flight test in the Gripen E programme during an almost two hour-long flight.
As part of a larger weather test campaign, Saab flew Gripen E to northern Sweden this winter and conducted several tests. The tests proved that harsh weather is no match for Gripen E.
In January, the team taking part in the transfer of technology programme between Saab and the Brazilian industry accomplished another important achievement; the first serial produced rear fuselage for the Swedish Gripen E.
In harsh winter conditions Gripen E landed in Finland on Wednesday this week, followed by another one on Friday. The aircraft are participating in the Finnish HX fighter procurement programme's flight evaluations together with GlobalEye as we speak.