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
Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. The work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019
Saab has received an ammunition order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order value is approximately $16 million (MSEK 135)
The Indian defense ministry has set up a commercial negotiations committee to look into the ‘high price quoted by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for the manufacture of Tejas Mark1A fighter jet. The HAL based in Bangalore has quoted a price of Rs 463 crore ($67
An attack submarine of the Swedish Navy, HSwMS Gotland (Gtd) has been relaunched for sea trials after completing mid-life upgrade (MLU). Due to this MLU, the Gotland submarine has capabilities that will be found in the next generation of Swedish submarines, the A26
Saab and Damen Naval Shipbuilding are partnering to compete for the Brazilian Navys corvettes contract. The partnership will supply four Tamandaré Class Corvettes (CCT) for the Brazilian Navy contest
Saab has received an order from the United Arab Emirates for additional functionality for the advanced airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) solution GlobalEye for an approximate $39 million. The UAE placed its first order for GlobalEye in November 2015
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army-Air Force is preparing to send fighter jets to escort North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the upcoming US-DPRK summit to be held in Singapore. "Escorting [a head of state] with jets is one of the highest security protocols that the air force can provide," the South Korean source told South China Morning Post Thursday, adding that if China sends air assets to conduct the escort then "it may be a message directed to the US-ROK [Republic of Korea, or South Korea] alliance that China is strongly backing up the Kim regime
The Bulgarian National Assembly committee on finance and budget cleared $1.08 billion for the procurement of 16 fighter jets
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for deliveries of the Carl-Gustaf M4 to the Swedish Armed Forces. The new version, Carl-Gustaf M4, launched in 2014, has lightweight design, weighing less than 7 kg
A malware called VPNFilter targeted at routers in Ukraine has infiltrated devices in some 54 nations, warns Talos, the cybersecurity division of computer systems company Cisco. "While this isn't definitive by any means, we have also observed VPNFilter, a potentially destructive malware, actively infecting Ukrainian hosts at an alarming rate, utilizing a command and control infrastructure dedicated to that country," Anadolu Agency reports quoting an announcement made by Talos
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