True Collaboration web series: The Gripen Flight Test Centre
In this episode of the web series, we will fully see the mission and the role of the Gripen Flight Test Centre (GFTC) located at Embraer's facilities, for the Gripen Program progress.
Check out how the integration between the teams from Sweden and Brazil is carried out and understand the great importance of the GFTC for the establishment of procedures and the testing of new features of the Brazilian Air Force fighter.
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Decisive combat effectiveness – unique lethality of Gripen E
7 min +As a first, the objective of your fighter system - and the men and women who operate it – is to maintain the control and integrity of your sovereign territory. To do this, the fighter needs to successfully enter and to remain alive in a highly contested, presumably hostile high threat environment, complete the tasked mission, and safely return to base.
Unique tests of the oxygen and anti-g system enables testing of Gripen F in extreme conditions
3 minThe development of Gripen F is currently in full swing at various locations, both in Sweden and Brazil. In the Life Support rig, installed in a unique high-altitude chamber at Saab in Linköping, the aircraft's systems are pushed to their limits. Everything to deliver the safest possible aircraft to the customer.
Controlling the Electromagnetic spectrum - creating air dominance
4 minElectronic Warfare (EW) commonly refers to military action involving use of Electro-Magnetic (EM) and Directed Energy (DE) effectors. Over decades, modern EW has grown leaps and bounds from the days of simple jamming of radars and radio communication systems.
Decisive Advantage - Human Machine Collaboration
3 min +The concept of Human Machine Collaboration describes a powerful new way of thinking to deliver air dominance with the Gripen fighter. Modern air combat is a battle of information; success or failure is dictated by your ability to generate, interpret and exploit essential data – and to do it better and faster than your opponents.
Military Type Certificate for Gripen E obtained
2 minIn November, Saab was granted a Military Restricted Type Certificate (MRTC) for Gripen E, which attests that the aircraft has met all the airworthiness and flight safety requirements set by the Swedish and Brazilian military authorities, represented by the Swedish Military Aviation Safety Inspectorate (FLYGI) and the Industrial Fostering and Coordination Institute (IFI) in Brazil. T
The Czech Gripens have returned from NATO mission after a six month deployment in Lithuania
3 minThe Gripen fighters of the Czech Air Force, which have been operating in Lithuania for six months, landed on Friday 30th September, at their home air base in Čáslav, Czech Republic. From 1st April to the end of September, the airspace of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia was protected by the Czech Air Force as part of NATO's Integrated Air and Missile Defense System.
Interview part two: Flying all Gripen variants, from A to E
1 min +In this second episode of the interview, C.W Lemoine and Saab test and demo pilot André covers the transition from flying Gripen A to Gripen E. But also some other interesting stuff like how it is to be a solo demo pilot.
Interview part one: From flying Draken to Gripen
1 min +In this first interview by C.W Lemoine, Saab Gripen test and demo pilot André talks about flying operational the legendary Draken and mighty Viggen fighter before he moves up to Gripen. Enjoy the interview.
True Collaboration web series : The Flight Test Campaign
1 min +The flight test campaign for Gripen E is essential to obtain results that contribute to the development of the Brazilian Gripen. In this episode of the True Collaboration web series, you will learn more about the roles of pilots from Saab, FAB and Embraer, and how they work together to execute this activity.
Czech Gripens flying QRA to check on a civilian airliner
2 minCzech Air Force Gripens conducted a QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) a night in January due to a suspected explosive aboard an airliner overflying the territory of the Czech Republic, reports iDNES.cz. The suspicion ultimately proved to be a false alarm.