Saab has won approximately SEK 224 million ($27 million) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to upgrade its Gripen C/D systems.
All of the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen fighters have been brought up to the latest MS20 standard, which will now be further improved under the contract announced Wednesday.
The order mainly involves improvements to and modifications of existing capabilities in MS20 upgrade, which was introduced across the Swedish Air Force Gripen fleet in 2016, the company said in a statement.
The ordered upgrades concern central capabilities such as target acquisition, self-protection, communication and human-machine interaction, as well as a number of key support and training systems.
“This is an important order to maintain and further develop the capabilities of Gripen C/D. It involves large parts of the Gripen C/D system," Jonas Hjelm, head of Saab business area Aeronautics.”
Deliveries will take place between 2018 and 2020.
Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar system to the US Navy (USN) for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) deal between the US and the Philippines. The Sea Giraffe AMB (designated as AN/SPS-77 by the USN) will be installed on two Philippine Navy frigates: BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), both former US Coast Guard Hamilton-class cutters
Saab has unveiled a 5000 square-meter facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil for its future Gripen fighter jet aerostructures plant. Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) will produce aerostructures for the Brazilian Gripen fighter and is preparing to become part of Saab´s global supply chain, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, for providing training systems to the Swedish Army. The order value amounts to SEK 51 million and deliveries will take place at the end of 2018
Saab has received a contract from Luerssen Australia for the Situational Awareness System (SAS) for the Royal Australian Navys new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). The contract is expected to run over the 12 year OPV shipbuilding programme, which will see the delivery of 12 new ships
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
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
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
Saab is offering a big data solution based on merging information from satellites, airborne surveillance platforms, ground based radar and battle-management system to generate simultaneous reports for various users. The new solution will allow fusion of satellite data with other products, including Saabs airborne surveillance solution GlobalEye, the Giraffe family of surface radar and the 9LV combat management system
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