Prospects of Saab to sell Gripen fighter jets to Croatia have increased as Zagreb has threatened to cancel its deal to buy 12 used F-16s from Israel if the the latter does not confirm the status of the deal within a week. Gripen had earlier been rejected in favor of the used Israeli F-16s but with the United States administration blocking the sale of the jets, Zagreb may have no choice but to go with Saab's offer of new jets combined with a liberal financing package
Saab's second GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft completed its first flight on 3 January, taking off from Saab's Airfield in Linköping, Sweden. It undertook a test flight of 2 hours and 54 min collecting flight test data, the company said in a statement Thursday
Saab has won a $40 million contract to supply Czech Republic with RBS 70 Next Generation (NG) Very Short-range Air Defense (VSHORAD) man-portable air defence system. The order includes integration with Czech Air Defence, test equipment and training
Saab has won a contract to provide Vidar, a laser rangefinder Situational Awareness System for Australias new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels. “It is in production and will be delivered for Australias new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels as a part of the 9LV-based Situational Awareness System”, said Anders Carp, head of Saab business area surveillance Friday
Ireland has ordered RBS 70 short-range anti-aircraft missile from Saab. The order contains the BOLIDE missile, which is latest missile available for the RBS 70 system
Saab has won a Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) contract to develop and maintain the Armed Forces artillery and weapon locating capability. The order includes Saabs Giraffe 4A multi-function radar and life extension of the artillery locating system Arthur
Saab has completed the successful first flight of the second Gripen E test aircraft. The second Gripen E test aircraft, designated 39-9, took off on its maiden flight at 09
Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system to the Slovenian Armed Forces. Deliveries will take place during 2018-2020
Saab has received an order to deliver Ultra Lightweight Camouflage Net Systems (ULCANS) to the United States Army worth USD 66 million (approximately SEK 586 million) Deliveries are expected to take place in 2019-2020. Production for new order, comprised of both woodland and desert camouflage systems will take place at Saab Defense and Security USAs business unit Saab Barracuda, based in Lillington, North Carolina
Russian state-run Rosoboronexport has been identified as the lowest bidder for the $1.5 billion deal for Very Short Range Air Defense Systems (VSHORAD) for the Indian Army
SAAB has completed testing its Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft with two Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missiles (BVRAAM) for the first time on Monday. This test with Meteor is a part of the weapon integration progress in the Gripen E test programme
Fibrotex Inc Edged out Saab Barracuda to win US Armys Ultra-Light Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS), under a 10-year contract worth $480 million. The contract award follows a two-year period competitive testing, trials and data collection conducted by the US Armys Natick Soldier Systems Center (PM-FSS), which assessed camouflage technologies from major global manufacturers against the Armys most advanced battlefield surveillance sensors
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