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Sweden to Equip the Gripen E with Anti-Radar Missiles
Weapon / Missile

Sweden to Equip the Gripen E with Anti-Radar Missiles

Sweden will equip its next-generation Gripen JAS39 E fighter jet with Anti-radar Missiles (ARM) to counter enemy air defence systems.

Saab Continues to Upgrade Gripen C/D
Air Modernisation

Saab Continues to Upgrade Gripen C/D

Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) awarded Saab a 579 million Swedish Krona order to continue the capability enhancement of Gripen C/D.

A New Step on Sweden’s Path to NATO
Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

A New Step on Sweden’s Path to NATO

Turkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Erdoğan sent Sweden’s NATO accession protocol to the Turkish Grand National Assembly.

Brazil Offers KC-390s to Sweden in Exchange For Gripens
Air

Brazil Offers KC-390s to Sweden in Exchange For Gripens

Brazil has offered Embraer KC-390 Millennium multirole transport aircraft to Sweden in exchange for more Saab Gripen fighter jets.

Saab Presents the First Saab 340 AEW on Polish Order
Air Sensors E/W

Saab Presents the First Saab 340 AEW on Polish Order

Saab of Sweden has presented the first of two Saab 340 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft ordered by Poland two months after the contract.

Babcock and Saab team up for 100 m-long Corvette
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

Babcock and Saab team up for 100 m-long Corvette

A deal between two major manufacturers, Britain's Babcock and Sweden's Saab, was announced at the DSEI defence exhibition in London.

Saab Invests at AI in Unmanned Systems
Investment Unmanned Systems Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Saab Invests at AI in Unmanned Systems

Swedish defence giant Saab invests in autonomy. The company bought all shares of BlueBear, which specialised in such systems.

Sweden is One Step Closer to NATO Membership
Defence Politics Regional / Strategy Bilateral Relations

Sweden is One Step Closer to NATO Membership

NATO made a press release about Sweden’s candidacy for membership and Turkiye’s security concerns.

Sweden Buys 250 AMRAAM
Engine and Transmission

Sweden Buys 250 AMRAAM

Sweden buys AIM-120C-8 with a 160 km range from the U.S. The DSCA approved and delivered the $605 million cost request to Congress.

Thailand Prefers Gripen Over F-16
Air

Thailand Prefers Gripen Over F-16

Rejected by the US to buy F-35s, Thailand prefers Swedish Gripen fighter jets over U.S. F-16s.

 At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law
Homeland Security Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

At the Doorstep of NATO, Sweden Enacted New anti-terror Law

Last month's Swedish parliament anti-terror measure took effect. It was one of Türkiye’s primary conditions for Sweden’s NATO membership.

Biden’s F-16 Condition: Sweden Joins NATO
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Biden’s F-16 Condition: Sweden Joins NATO

U.S. President Biden calls Turkish counterpart Erdoğan following re-election to allow Sweden to join NATO in return for getting F-16 fighters.

Poland to Goes for Saab’s GlobalEye
Air Sensors E/W

Poland to Goes for Saab’s GlobalEye

Boosting its defence capacity constantly, Poland targets owning an AEW&C aircraft. Poland goes for Saab’s GlobalEye for AEW&C.

Saab and Embraer Inaugurate the Gripen E Production
Air Investment

Saab and Embraer Inaugurate the Gripen E Production

Saab and Embraer are inaugurating the final assembly line of the Gripen E Fighter Jet at Embraer's plant in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State.