Tag Archives: Gripen

Slovakia Considers Fighting Falcon, Gripen for MiG-29 Fighter Aircraft Replacement

Slovakia’s defense ministry has announced it is examining Lockheed Martin‘s F-16 Fighting Falcon and Saab‘s JAS-39 Gripen as two options to replace the current MiG-29 fighter aircraft platform of the Slovak military. The ministry said Friday it aims to complete an analysis of both U.S. and Swedish aircraft offerings for submission to the Slovak government by June …

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Saab and Armscor to Support South African Air Force Gripen Weapon Systems

Saab and Armscor have received a $23 million contract to deliver support services for the South African air force’s JAS 39 Gripen aircraft weapon systems. The support contract entails airworthiness management, engineering support, maintenance, repair, spare parts delivery and technical document update services, Saab said Friday. The companies will perform work through a period from November …

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Saab to Help Maintain Swedish Military’s Gripen C/D Aircraft Fleet

Saab has secured an order from the Sweden’s defense materiel administration to help maintain Gripen C/D fighter aircraft for the Swedish armed forces during 2018. The company said Tuesday the order exercises an option under a performance-based aircraft support and maintenance contract awarded in May. Services will cover technical system, publications, spare parts, repairs, …

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Saab Develops EW Self-Protection Tech Suite

Saab has entered the final development phase for a new suite of electronic warfare self-protection systems in a move to expand the company’s EW portfolio. The company said Wednesday it will install one variant of the Arexis product on board the Gripen E/F fighter aircraft. Arexis is designed to feature ultra wideband digital receivers, digital …

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Saab to Provide EW Self-Protection, Countermeasures Tech to German Air Force

NATO’s Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado aircraft management agency has ordered electronic warfare self-protection and countermeasure systems from Saab on behalf of Germany’s air force. Saab said April 11 it will manufacture 29 units of the BOZ-101 EC self-protection and countermeasure system for the German air force at the company’s facilities in Jarfalla, Sweden and Centurion, South …

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Raytheon, Air Force Partner to Update Missile Signal Processor Tech

Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force will collaborate to develop a new signal processor for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile as part of a refresh program that seeks to extend production of the system beyond 2020. The company said Tuesday the service branch launched the Form Fit Function Refresh effort as the government-industry team marks milestone for the 20,000th AMRAAM …

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