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. The next step is to continue to fly with different configurations and gradually expand the flight envelope, the company said in a statement Monday.
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
The Gripen E fighter jet of Saab has completed tests to verify the ability to release and launch external payloads by jettisoning an external fuel drop tank and firing of an IRIS-T air-to-air missile. Conducted by the first Gripen E test aircraft (designated 39-8), the tests took place in October 2018 at Vidsel Test Range in the north of Sweden
Saab has received an order from the United States Government for X-band Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology. The AESA technology has its base in fighter applications, a release from Saab said without specifying the nature of application for which the technology was purchased by the US
Saab has upgraded its Sea Giraffe naval radar by introducing a Hypersonic Detection Mode (HDM), a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. Due to the radar horizon, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles travelling at great speed
The French Ministry of Defense and Dassault test fired two Meteor missiles from a Rafale aircraft last week. On Wednesday, 13 February, at 13:30, a patrol composed of two Rafale fighters took off from the air base of Cazaux (Gironde) to fire a first Meteor missile, the French MoD said in a statement last Thursday
Saab submitted its proposal for the purchase of 64 Gripen fighters to the Finnish defence procurement agency on Wednesday. The proposal includes both single-seat Gripen E and dual-seat Gripen F, and is the formal response to the Finlands Request for Quotation (RFQ) issued in April 2018, the company said in a statement
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
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