Saab has delivered a mobile, Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) to the Hungarian Air Force.
DAM is a mobile solution that enables enhanced maintenance capacity for aircraft and other vehicles combined with superior protection, the company said in a statement Friday.
The delivery stems from a contract signed between Saab and the Hungarian Ministry of Defence in December 2018. DAM provides capability equivalent to stationary maintenance infrastructure. The official handover took place at a delivery ceremony at Pápa on 5 December.
The Hungarian Air Force is currently operating 14 Gripen C/D fighter aircraft on a lease-purchase agreement with the Swedish government. DAM will provide an increased level of flexibility and reduce their dependency on stationary infrastructure for maintenance and protection of their Gripen fleet, Saab said.