Saab receives order for additional functionality for Gripen E

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) have entered into an agreement regarding new functionality and adjusted delivery schedules for Gripen E and Gripen C/D. The agreement relates to the period 2023-2030 and the order value is approximately SEK 5.8 billion.

FMV and Saab have agreed to revise their existing agreement regarding development and production of Gripen E by adding new functionality, which includes changes to the electronic warfare-, communication- and reconnaissance systems, as well as changes to the delivery schedules for Gripen E and Gripen C/D.

This agreement further underlines the very close collaboration between Saab, FMV and the Swedish Armed Forces. I am very proud that we are contributing to the operative capability of the Armed Forces by further strengthening the capability of the Gripen system, which is a world-class fighter aircraft.

Lars Tossman, head of Saab’s business area Aeronautics

In order to secure the Swedish Armed Forces’ operative fighter capability, the Armed Forces, FMV and Saab have agreed on adjusted development- and delivery plans, enabling continued development and operation of Gripen C/D after 2030 in parallel with the introduction of the next generation fighter, Gripen E.

Source: Saab news release

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