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Gripen E


5 January 2021
Czech Gripen 100years
Service and Maintenance by Air to Ensure High Availability

The pandemic continues to affect us all as well as our normal business and operations. When we sell Gripen to a customer, the purchase also includes servicing the aircraft at specific intervals. Servicing is normally performed at Saab, Linköping, but, as in the spring when Hungary imposed travel restrictions and we flew their aircraft down to them, we have now devised another special solution. This time we provided on-site assistance in the Czech Republic.

22 December 2020
T-7 A Full afterburner
Seven years of hard work and team spirit within the T-7A collaboration

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.

17 December 2020
Gripen E 6004 move to Malmen
Gripen E now stationed at Malmen Air Force Base

The joint test programme for Sweden’s Gripen E has taken yet another important step towards delivery as the number of test sites has now expanded to also include the Swedish Air Force’s airbase at Malmen for continued testing together with the Swedish customer.

8 December 2020
Gripen E take off Navegantes Brazil
Saab Expects a Boost in Gripen E/F and GlobalEye Sales

Despite the growing health crisis across the globe, Saab has seen two of its most important programmes progress immensely during the last couple of months. Both Swedish Gripen E deliveries and the Brazilian Gripen joint programme have been developing in full swing and continue to progress.

25 November 2020
Innovative support solutions delivers 100% availability

It is during crises and challenging times when promises and commitment really is put to test. For every air force it is important to keep their fleet of aircraft ready to be called for action and to safeguard their country, no matter if it is a pandemic or not.

25 November 2020
The perfect blend of technical and operational excellence

For over half a century, Saab has been specialising in cutting-edge camouflage that perfectly blends technical and operational excellence. These solutions adapt to surroundings and protect against advanced sensors to be the difference between life and death.

24 November 2020
Gripen E
Gripen E/F to Recieve an Upgraded Sound System

Saab has ordered an ANR (Active Noise Reduction) system which will become part of gripen E/F pilots' equipment for current and future customers, from Insta, a Finnish defence and security company. Insta aims to provide its customers innovative technology and service solutions.

23 November 2020
S-92 helicopter support in Stavanger
Empowered by a team

The power of one can accomplish much. The power of a team can accomplish significantly more. Someone who knows what it means to have a team backing you up are the people working at Saab’s Support Center in Sola, Norway.

17 November 2020
New Czech Pilots Train for Aerial Refueling in Sweden

Earlier this month, three Czech Gripen pilots trained for air-to-air refuelling during an international exercise in Sweden, reports Officially called the International Air-to-Air Refueling (AAR) Conversion Training, the exercise was conducted from 2nd to 6th November. 

12 November 2020
Gripen fighters of the Czech Air Force have reached 30,000 flight hours

On April 18, 2005, the first six JAS-39C Gripen single-seat supersonic combat airplanes bearing the roundels of the Czech Republic landed at the Čáslav Air Base. On July 1, 2005, the Gripen fighters became a part of the NATO Integrated Air Defence System (NATINADS, later NATINAMDS – NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence System), succeeding their MiG-21 MFN predecessors. By the end of August, all the airplanes – 12 single-seaters and a pair of two-seaters – had been delivered.