The Swedish Air Force's Gripen Jets dropped Paveway guided bombs to extinguish a raging forest fire in central Sweden yesterday. According to Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet, the 500-pound class GBU-49/B Paveway precision-guided bomb was dropped from 3,000 metres reaching speeds of 550 km/h before hitting its target
Saab has received an additional order from the United States Navy to supply Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guards newest class of ship, the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). The MMR system is three dimensional, electronically scanned phased array radar providing high-radiated power, selectable waveforms, and modern signal processing
Saab has received an order for self-protection system from BAE Systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar and IR guided threats, the company said in a statement today. The order-agreement with BAE Systems consists of development, production, support and future sales of the Smart Dispenser System (SDS) for the Royal Air Forces (RAF) Typhoons and future Eurofighter opportunities
Romanias defense ministry is expected to kickstart negotiations to purchase new shore-based, coastal anti-ship missile system this week to replace Soviet P-15 Termit, local media reports. According to a report by
Saab has received a new order valued $50 million (426 MSEK) from the United States Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order was booked during Q2 2018
Saab has unveiled its RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time. The new system has autonomous all-weather capability of the RBS15 missile
Indias Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saab, Sweden for jointly marketing the L-Band 3D Air Surveillance Radar, RAWL-03, co-developed by BEL and Saab. BEL has joined hands with Saab, Sweden and the United States, to market the Long Range Air Surveillance Radar, a L Band three dimensional (3D) radar, for early detection and tracking of air and surface targets, thereby enabling engagement of fire control systems to neutralise the same, the company said in a statement Monday
The Slovakian Ministry of Defense plans to procure 17 3D radars, including six 3D mid-range radars, five 3D radiolocators of small range, and six 3D near-range radars for an estimated sum of 155 million euros (US$181 million) during 2018-2025 time period. “In total, we will buy 17 pieces of 3D radar, according to the requirements that have been defined by the Slovokian Republic Armed Forces in the form of a government-to-government deal
Slovakia has selected Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets over a competing bid from Saab's Gripen to replace its agein MiG-29 fleet. Slovakia will buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 aircraft for an estimated1
Switzerland has invited five European and US companies to submit their bids to replace its ageing fleet of fighter jets. The defense ministry has sent out the offer to Saab (Gripen), Dassault (Rafale), Airbus (Eurofighter), Boeing (Super Hornet) and Lockheed Martin (F-35A) for the Air 2030 program
Botswana is looking beyond the deal to acquire eight to 12 Gripen fighters for better and more affordable aircraft options, the defense and security minister said. The government of Botswana is facing shortage of funds and is yet signed the $1
The Indian Defense Ministry has received six bids for the Request for Information for the manufacture of 110 fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force. The deadline for the RFI issued in April ended on 6 July
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