Saab Proposes 64 Gripen jets, 2 GlobalEye AEW&C Aircraft to Finland

  • Our Bureau
  • 08:14 AM, June 15, 2019
  • 6893
Saab Proposes 64 Gripen jets, 2 GlobalEye AEW&C Aircraft to Finland
Saab Gripen fighter

Saab has submitted its proposal for 64 Gripen aircraft and 2 GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft for the Finnish fighter procurement in January this year.

52 of the 64 fighters proposed are single-seat Gripen E, while 12 others are dual-seat Gripen F. Finland has stated that it is planning a procurement decision in 2021, the company said in a statement Friday.

The contract includes necessary equipment and associated services to operate the aircraft as well as a substantial weapon and sensor package. Saab’s proposal also includes an industrial co-operation programme with the aim to build extensive national capabilities in Finland for security of supply. It features transfer of maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities to local industry as well as aircraft production and establishment of a sustainment and development centre in Finland.

Also Read

UK Navy Orders Saab's Anti-submarine Warfare Training System

May 14, 2019 @ 10:14 AM

Saab Launches Spy Ship for Swedish Navy

April 19, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Pakistan Certified To Repair SAAB AWACS

April 17, 2019 @ 01:05 PM

Saab Delivers First GlobalEye Surveillance Aircraft to UAE

April 29, 2020 @ 02:20 PM

Saab Signs Framework Agreement For Carl-Gustaf M4 Weapon Systems

June 27, 2019 @ 07:36 AM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS