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20 April 2021
Seven years of hard work and team spirit within the T-7A collaboration - followed by first delivery to Boeing

In December 2013 Boeing and Saab AB signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to jointly develop and build a new advanced, cost-efficient T-X Family of Systems training solution for the upcoming competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aging T-38C Talon aircrew training system. The JDA, with Boeing and Saab AB as partners, covers areas including design, development, production, support, sales and marketing.

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16 April 2021
Angelica Keeps Track of both Friends and Foes

Angelica has a background in economics, but she currently develops the high-tech system that, together with one the world’s most advanced fighter aircraft: Gripen, differentiates friends from foes in the air. And that’s basically all she’s permitted to say about it.

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8 April 2021
From Haute Couture to computer hacks

With two older brothers working as Software Engineers, there is no doubt where Pernilla Eilert found her inspiration. Her coding path started already as a child when she watched her brother develop gaming apps that they then programmed together.

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7 April 2021
Saab takes green technology to new depths

Investments in maritime infrastructure and facilities are growing. Everything from renewable energy and agriculture and fish farms on an industrial scale, to new offshore installations for oil and gas. This is where Saab and Sabertooth make a difference by making the work below the surface easier, more efficient and environmentally sustainable.

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7 April 2021
SwAF Gripens Train with Finnish Hornets

The Swedish Air Force Gripens and the Finnish Air Force Hornets recently participated in a Cross Border Training (CBT) in northern Sweden.

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5 April 2021
Andreas works with the coolest product Sweden has ever made

Andreas is originally from Värmland in Sweden, but moved to Linköping and joined Saab five years ago. The move and start at Saab is something he will never regret, since every day he gets to work with, in his own words, “undoubtedly one of the coolest products that Sweden has ever made.”

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31 March 2021
FAB Pilots Begin Operational Training with Gripen

Four Brazilian Air Force (FAB) pilots have begun their operational training with the Gripen fighter at the F7 Wing in Såtenäs, Sweden.

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30 March 2021
Gripen roars over Hungary for 15 years

It has been 15 years now since Gripen first landed in Hungary, at Kecskemét Air Base, home of the Hungarian Gripen fleet. Hungary was the third nation, after Sweden and the Czech Republic, to start operating Gripen C/D.

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26 March 2021
RTAF Gripen Participates in Network Centric Exercise

A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) Gripen from Wing 7 (nicknamed, "Ferocious Shark of the Andaman) participated in a planned network centric system exercise recently in the Gulf of Thailand, reports a Thai online publication.

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26 March 2021
Jennifer loves her family. And aircraft.

Jennifer is a systems engineer. At the moment she is on parental leave from her job at Saab. This suits her perfectly since she is happy to spend time with her family while renovating their newly purchased house. Also, she appreciate spending time flying aircraft with friends in the local aviation club.