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On September 24, the first Brazilian Gripen E, designated by Brazilian Air Force (FAB) as F-39 Gripen, concluded its first flight in Brazil. The aircraft flew from the airport in Navegantes to Embraer´s facility in Gavião Peixoto.
Without transport across the sea and inland waterways, the world as we know it, would not exist. Transport over water, in terms of cost and energy usage, is by far the most efficient way to move goods.
In part two of the training for Gripen video, test pilot Major Abdon undergoes a series of exercises that include water survival training, safe landing in case of injection, and intense G-force training. This video is a part of a new series by Saab Brazil which gives us a glimpse of what the training for a Gripen pilot entails.
Developed in the 1940s and as relevant in today’s technology-driven theatres of combat. A clever basic design that has been constantly innovated, and that is now used by more than 40 nations across the planet. The story of Saab’s Carl-Gustaf is the story of a Swedish battleground hero.
The Czech Air Force has been a Gripen user for 15 years. When Gripen entered service with the Czech Air Force in 2005, it replaced old Russian technology. Within just a couple of years, the Czech Air Force did not just start to use a new type of aircraft; they started using a completely new system as well as adapting to a new way of working. This only hints at how remarkable the capability enhancement within the Air Force was, and how it has continued to progress ever since.
On the 3rd of September 2020 Saab invited media, financial analysts and investors to the annual submarine seminar. Link to the webcast in the story.
The Port of Townsville, which operates the Ports of Townsville and Lucinda in northern Australia, has taken an important step forward in improving the port experience for their customers. Saab’s flagship Port Management Information System (PMIS) PortControl has been delivered, on-time and within budget.
On 9th of September, Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the Swedish Embassy in Croatia submitted a proposal of 12 Gripen C/D fighters to the Croatian government.
Saab has been awarded a contract to develop and install a Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) simulator for the Dutch National Nautical Traffic Service Training (NNVO). The simulator will be up and running in January 2021 and will be supported with a five-year maintenance contract.
Gripen's new and improved Electronic Warfare (EW) system gives the pilot an enviable tactical advantage in modern warfare. How does it do that? Episode 8 of the True Collaboration Season 3 tells us all about it.