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Press release - Regulatory
11 June 2021
Saab utilises authorisation to repurchase own shares

The Saab Annual General Meeting 2021 resolved to authorise the Board of Directors to decide to repurchase the company’s own shares of series B in order to secure delivery of shares to participants in Saab’s long-term Share Matching Plan, Performance Share Plan and Special Projects Incentive. Saab announces that the Board of Directors today has decided to utilise its authorisation for this purpose.

7 June 2021
Saab and Varjo Bring Virtual Reality to Flight Simulators

Saab and Varjo Technologies work together to revolutionise flight simulators. The Finnish company Varjo has developed a human eye resolution mixed reality (XR) technology that will be integrated into all Saab Gripen E/F simulators. In addition to the highest resolution and widest field of view in the industry, the collaboration will also offer numerous new training opportunities at a fraction of the cost.

2 June 2021
Saab and FMV Sign Helicopter Support Agreement

Saab has signed an agreement with FMV regarding full support for Helikopter 15. The agreement is valid from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2026 with additional option years up to 31 December 2030. In conjunction with the agreement, an initial order valued at SEK 550 million will be registered.   

Press release
1 June 2021
Saab Unveils and Demonstrates New Guided Multipurpose Munition

Saab, in cooperation with the U.S. Army and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, has successfully demonstrated the new Guided Multipurpose Munition (GMM). The GMM System Capability Demonstration was a joint activity between Saab and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, funded under a U.S. Government Rapid Innovation Funding (RIF) effort awarded by the U.S. Army. This three-year contract effort culminated in a live firing demonstration in November 2020. RIF efforts are intended to support the development of promising technologies that address military capability to fulfill an operational or national need.

Press release
1 June 2021
Saab Technology Digitising Air Traffic Control at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

On 1 June, the new control centre for remote air traffic control starts operations at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) will equip three more Swedavia airports with the second generation of digital air traffic control towers by the end of 2022.

31 May 2021
Welcome to Saab’s Annual Gripen Seminar

Saab is pleased to invite media, financial analysts and investors to a live-stream of the annual Gripen seminar 2021.  

Press release
24 May 2021
Saab to upgrade German Tornados’ radar warners

Saab has received an order from Panavia Aircraft GmbH to upgrade the radar warning equipment on the Tornado aircraft operated by the German Air Force. The order value is approximately 400 million SEK.

Press release
21 May 2021
Changes in Saab´s Group Management

Carl-Johan Bergholm has been appointed as the new head of Saab´s Business Area Surveillance. Charlotta Björklund has been appointed as the new head of the function Operational Excellence. Carl-Johan and Charlotta will take up their positions on June 1st and July 1st respectively. They will both become members of Saab’s Group Management. The changes follow the changed organisation and Group Management that was communicated March 18th 2021.

20 May 2021
Saab Extends Aerial Fire Fighting Fleet

Saab’s fourth aerial firefighting aircraft has touched down at Skavsta Airport, its home base, near Nyköping in Sweden.

19 May 2021
Bulgaria Orders Saab’s Deployable Maintenance Facility

Saab has signed a contract to deliver the innovative Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) for use by the Bulgarian Air Force. The system will provide the Bulgarian Air Force with an efficient and flexible way to optimise their infrastructure capability.