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Saab delivered the SIGINT Artemis to the Swedish FMV
Navy / Maritime E/W

Saab delivered the SIGINT Artemis to the Swedish FMV

Saab announced it delivered a new intelligence-gathering vessel, HSwMS Artemis, to the Swedish Defence Materials Administration (FMV).

Global Military Expenditure Increases, Turkiye’s Decreases
Country

Global Military Expenditure Increases, Turkiye’s Decreases

SIPRI estimates an increase of 3.7 per cent in global military expenditure in real terms in 2022, reaching $2240 billion. Türkiye’s decreased 26 per cent.

Sweden Holds the Largest International Military Exercise: Aurora-23
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Sweden Holds the Largest International Military Exercise: Aurora-23

The largest international military exercise in 25 years, codenamed “Aurora-23”, started in Sweden on Monday.

Brazil may Add Saab’s F-39E/F Gripen Fighter Jets to FAB
Air Expo and Air Show

Brazil may Add Saab’s F-39E/F Gripen Fighter Jets to FAB

Brazil will likely add Gripen fighter jets from Saab, according to Brazil’s Defence Minister José Múcio speaking at the LAAD.

Saab Signs Ground Combat Framework Agreements with NSPA
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Saab Signs Ground Combat Framework Agreements with NSPA

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has signed framework agreements with Saab for the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system and the AT4 anti-armour weapon.

Saab Wins $770 Million Order for RBS 70 NG Shorad and Giraffe 1X Radar
Weapon / Missile Sensors

Saab Wins $770 Million Order for RBS 70 NG Shorad and Giraffe 1X Radar

Saab signed a framework agreement with an undisclosed Western country and received orders for around SEK 8 billion, with deliveries scheduled for 2023-2026.

NSPA Requests Information About Saab GlobalEye
Air E/W Sensors

NSPA Requests Information About Saab GlobalEye

NATO Support and Procurement Agency has conducted an RFI regarding Saab's GlobalEye aircraft as a new surveillance platform.

Akeron Fist for CV90
Weapon / Missile

Akeron Fist for CV90

The BAE Systems successfully integrated Akeron tactical combat missiles into the CV90 fighting vehicle. Studies are completed in cooperation with MBDA.

Sweden suspends NATO membership process indefinitely
Bilateral Relations

Sweden suspends NATO membership process indefinitely

Faced with the Turkish reaction, Sweden has indefinitely suspended its entry into NATO membership. This decision was taken in Stockholm, considering Turkiye's response to the burning of the Quran by the right-wing extremist Rasmus Paludan and the criticism of the Turkish leader a few days ago.

France Orders AT4
Weapon / Missile

France Orders AT4

France is going to procure anti-armour and demolition weapons. Sweden-based company Saab announced the AT4 order from France.

Saab Gripen and F-16V Struggle for the PAF
Air

Saab Gripen and F-16V Struggle for the PAF

Saab is struggling to win a project to procure 12 new fighter jets in the Philippine Air Force, but its opponent is Lockheed Martin’s F-16V from the U.S.

Sweden, Germany, and the UK to Jointly Procure BvS10 Vehicles
Land

Sweden, Germany, and the UK to Jointly Procure BvS10 Vehicles

BAE Systems announced on 16 December 2022 that Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom would jointly procure BvS10 vehicles.

F-39 is Operational
Air

F-39 is Operational

Brazil has passed an important milestone in the Gripen Programme. The aircraft, also known as F-39 in the country, became operational.

Sweden Orders Upgrade of JAS 39 Gripen C/D Aircraft
Air Modernisation

Sweden Orders Upgrade of JAS 39 Gripen C/D Aircraft

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and Saab have signed a contract to enhance the capability of the fighter aircraft JAS 39 Gripen C/D.