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Gripen NG to become an aerospace growth engine for Brazil

LAAD 2014 Defense-Update: Following the Memorandum of Understanding announced on 11 July 2014, Saab and Embraer have signed today an agreement for the joint management of the F-X2 Project for the Brazilian Air Force. The sale of 36 Gripen NG aircraft to Brazil under a contract worth US$ 4.55 Billion provides for a complete, ‘turnkey weapon system’, with comprehensive logistic support that includes training, spare parts, support, planning and maintenance.

Embraer to manage Gripen NG development and production for Brazil’s F-X2...

Brazilian aerospace company Embraer announced today it will coordinate all development and production activities in Brazil on behalf of Saab and, in addition to its own extensive work packages, will participate in systems development, integration, flight tests, final assembly and deliveries. 

A Win for Saab: Brazil Opts for the Gripen NG

After more than ten years of discussion, President Dilma Rousseff decided the purchase of Gripen NG fighter, the Swedish Saab, for the FAB (Brazilian...

Brazilian Air Force to Retire Mirage 2000 by Year’s End

Brazil plans to withdraw from service 12 Mirage 2000C/B fighters operating with the 1st Air Defense Group, currently providing the mainstay of the country’s...

MMRCA Competitors Set for Aero-India Showdown

The ongoing tender for the selection of the future Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft for the Indian Air Force is fuelling a fiery competition between...

Reevaluation of Brazil’s FX-2 Fighter Program Could Help Saab

Brazilian new President Dilma Rousseff is apparently pushing back the decision on the acquisition of the new fighter aircraft for Brazil's Air Force sometime to 2012. Local reports are citing reduced government expenditure as the reason for the delay.

India Shortlists the European Typhoon and French Rafale for $10 Billion...

The Indian Air Force has concluded the technical assessment of six fighter aircraft proposed for the Medium MultiRole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program. According to media reports, both Typhoon and Rafale were shortlisted for the next phase.

Could Brazil’s F-X2 Fighter Modernization Program Grow into Mega Deal?

While Brazil is evaluating the proposals submitted by the three finalists - Boeing, Dassault and Saab, the government and Air Force are also reevaluating...

F-35 at All Costs?

'Norway would have taken JSF even if Sweden handed them 48 Gripen NGs as a Gift' "While Norway's selection of the US built F-35 Joint...

Saab Offers 85 Gripen NGs to Replace the Remaining Dutch F-16s

Hague, August 26, 2008: Saab is offering the Gripen NG (Next Generation) multi-role fighter to the Netherlands, in response to the Dutch request for...

Fighter Aircraft Programs at Aero India 2007

The most prominent program that dominated the recent air-show is the long expected US$6–11 billion plan to replace aging MiG-21s, 27 and Jaguars with...
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