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Saab To Set Up A Full-Fledged Facility In India

“Saab’s plan is to build a new plant here in India and recruit new personnel and set up a full facility. Probably, the first planes will be built in Sweden and quickly the production could be done more or less in India,” says Swedish Defence Secretary Jan Salestrand.

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According to a report in the Times Now, Salestrand added that Sweden sees India as a strategic partner and the number of fighters to be supplied will be totally up to India.

According to the report, the Indian Air Force is likely to roll out a Request for Information (RFI) early next year.

If selected, Saab is planning to build a modern aerospace facility and ecosystem in India. The company is committed to full technology transfer to India in connection with Indian procurement of Gripen E.

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