Embraer and Saab have partnered in a joint program management for the F-X2 Project.
Embraer will coordinate all development and production activities in Brazil on behalf of Saab and participate in systems development, integration, flight tests, final assembly and deliveries of both the single and two-seat versions of Gripen NG aircraft.
Embraer and Saab will be jointly responsible for the complete development of the two-seat version of the Gripen NG, at the same time that a strategic partnership for future global promotion and marketing of both single and two-seat versions is being discussed between the two companies.
The agreement will be implemented following a successful conclusion of the ongoing discussions between Saab and Brazil relating to the finalization of F-X2 contracts. These talks are proceeding as planned and it is hoped to reach a positive outcome by the end of 2014.
Boeing and Embraer today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and other institutions
Brazil has formed an interministerial committee to monitor the FX-2 Project to acquire 36 Gripen fighters for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). This is the objective of the FX-2 Project Monitoring Committee (CAF-X2), which held its first meeting on Friday (May 9) in the Ministry of Defence (MD)
Helibras recently delivered two EC725 helicopters to Brazil, making it total five owned by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) and three by the Brazilian Army. The 10th and 11th helicopters are part of the 50 ordered by the Brazilian Armed Forces
Brazil is in talks with Saab for transfer of Gripen technology which allows local manufacture and development of the fighters jets, according to Prensa Latina. Marco Antonio Raupp, Brazils Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, met Hakan Buskhe, President and CEO, Saab last week to discuss about initiating technology transfer and co-operation between Brazilian and Swedish defence companies
The Brazilian Armed Forces' decision to buy Saab Gripen jets for their F-X2 program has deeply disappointed Dassault, who have been working for over past 15 years in Brazil to promote the Mirage 2000 for the FX Call for Tender, and now Rafale. They were driven by a determination to cooperate over the long term with the Brazilian industry, especially with EMBRAER, the company issued a statement
SAINT-CLOUD, France --- Dassault Aviation is very pleased and honored to have been chosen by the Brazilian Air Force Command to continue its participation in the F-X2 process for the selection of a next-generation fighter aircraft.>> We are getting down to work and will do everything in our power to present the Brazilian government a proposal that fully meets both the operational needs of the air force and the technological and industrial needs of the country
Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. This milestone rollout will allow the Company to perform important ground tests prior to the aircraft's first flight, planned to take place by the end of this year, the company said in a statement
Embraer inaugurated its Engineering & Technology Center in Melbourne, Florida on Monday. The new center will conduct engineering and development activities for both product and technology development across Embraers business lines with the first assignments primarily focused on executive jet interiors
Brazil and South Africa may merge their defence research bases to jointly conquer world markets. In Brazil to attend the III IDB-Brazil Show, Trevor Raman, the Director-General of the Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor), a public company linked to the Department of Defense of South Africa, recalled the partnership between the two countries in the development of technology for creating the A-Darter air-to-air missile
Brazil and Sweden defense ministries signed a Technical Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Military Aeronautics Tuesday, according to a statement made by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense. The document signed by Chief of Joint Staff of the Armed Forces (EMCFA), General Jose Carlos De Nardi, and Deputy Minister of Defence of Sweden, Carl von der Esch seeks to strengthen cooperation between Brazil and Sweden
Saab has been awarded a contract from the Norwegian Army for development and serial deliveries of the new generation GAMER vehicle simulators (a dual-simulator training system). The total order amounts to SEK 142 million
A Brazilian delegation consisting of nine military officers of the Ministry of Defense embarked Tuesday to Russia in order to carrying out additional assessments of the Pantsir-S1 medium-range air-defence system. The Brazilian group will participate in a field exercise of the Russian armed forces, when can verify in loco requirements considered essential for the acquisition process, started in 2013, and has continued to enter into their contractual stage, according to a Brazilian MoD statement
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