Saab has signed new Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three Indian aerospace manufacturers for the manufacture of Saab on commercial aerostructures to the Gripen fighter and other defence-related products in the Saab portfolio.
Saab signed the MoUs with Dynamatic Technologies Limited, CIM Tools Private Limited and Sansera Engineering Private Limited. The MoUs with CIM Tools and Sansera expand the existing working relationships with Saab on commercial aerostructures to the Gripen fighter and other defence-related products in the Saab portfolio, the company said in a statement on the second day of Aero India 2019 Airshow Thursday.
The MoU with Dynamatic is a starting point to explore future joint opportunities in commercial and defence-related aerostructures work, including Gripen.
"Saab's Aerostructures business unit has had a successful relationship with CIM Tools and Sansera for several years. Based on that experience we see these two companies can add great value to our Gripen 'Make in India' offer," says Mats Palmberg, VP Industrial Partnerships and Head of Gripen for India. "The MoU with Dynamatic adds the capabilities of complex airframe assembly to Saab's 'Make in India' offer for Gripen," Palmberg said.
Saab received an order late December last year from the Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) on behalf of the Australian Army to update the Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System (WAVES) equipment for the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) System. The WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when the C-RAM sensors detect and identify an incoming threat within an exclusion zone
Lockheed Martin, Diehl and Saab have unveiled a new air defense weapon system, Falcon, at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi on 18 February. According to Lockheed Martin, the Falcon is a short and medium-range air defense solution that integrates Diehl's 40-kilometer range Infra-Red Imaging System Tail/Thrust Vector-Controlled (IRIS-T) SLM interceptor and vertical launcher, Saab's 360-degree AESA Giraffe 4A radar through Lockheed Martin's flexible SkyKeeper command and control battle manager
Saab has signed a framework agreement regarding a live fire training system for the Norwegian Armed Forces. The agreement, which is valid for 4 years, is the result of competitive procurement and covers all branches of Norwegian defence
The US Army has placed an order for additional Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems from Saab. Saab and the US Army have signed a multi-year framework agreement for delivery of the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system, designated M3E1 in the US
French Ministry of Defences aircraft carrier project launched in October last year could be a project that all countries belonging to the European Union (EU) could jointly work on. France launched an 18-month long study worth €40 million ($45 million) for the eventual future replacement of the countrys aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle after 2030
Saab has won a contract to deliver virtual simulators for marksmanship and basic combat training with associated maintenance to the Finnish Defense Forces Logistics Command. The order value is approximately 9 million Euro and the first deliveries will take place in 2019, the company said in a statement Monday
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has won a $33 million (INR 230 crore) contract from Israel's Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop Ltd (ELOP) for Electro Optic Infra Red (EOIR) payloads during Aero India 2019 airshow. The systems are being manufactured under license from, and using the technology supplied by the Israeli company
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) delivered 3 Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv aircraft to the Indian Army at the Aero India 2019 airshow on Friday. Indian Army placed an ordered for 40 Druv aircraft- 22 ALH Mk III and 18 Mk IV Rudra, with HAL in August of 2017
Saab has said that it has got offers to partner from both the United Kingdom-Italian Tempest fighter jet program and Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program. However, the Swedish company has not decided on which of these two consortiums to join
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