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SAAB seeks clarity on strategic partnership with Indian Air Force

SAAB seeks clarity on strategic partnership with Indian Air Force

Swedish weapons systems producing giant SAAB, has fielded Gripen for the Indian Air Force tender for 114 fighter jets, is trying to find clarity on some provisions of the strategic partnership route of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP), Micael Johansson, president and CEO of SAAB said “India is very important, and we see vast potential here” . “We are awaiting ...

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JAS 39 Gripen, SAAB’s Eurofighter Rival

JAS 39 Gripen, SAAB’s Eurofighter Rival

Built to replace the Swedish Air Force’s Saab Draken and Viggen fighters, the Gripen project is becoming a popular rival to the European Eurofighter (Typhoon). Saab have won contracts to supply the air forces of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Thailand and South African, beating over Eurofighter to the contracts with its latest incarnation of the Gripen (Swedish for Griffin). While ...

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Brazil to acquire 36 fighter aircraft in FX-2 DEAL

Brazil is soon expected to make an announcement about its initial 36-aircraft FX-2 fighter deal. The top contenders for the FX-2 deal are Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, Dassault Rafale and Saab Gripen NG. A platform selection will be confirmed by Brazil’s National Defence Council – chaired by president Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva – following the delivery of a 26,000-page ...

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