Saab News

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs
Weapon / Missile

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs

France will replace MBDA’s Eryx short-range portable anti-tank systems with SAAB’s Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW ) systems by 2025.

Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force
Air

Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has offered to sell its FA-50 light attack aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF).

Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA
Weapon / Missile

Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA

Saab has received an order for the Carl-Gustaf from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).

Sweden Prepares for Future Fighter Aircraft Concepts
Air

Sweden Prepares for Future Fighter Aircraft Concepts

The Swedish government has appointed Saab to conduct a thorough study of the concept of a future fighter aircraft without limitations.

USAF Postpones T-7A Red Hawk Jet Trainer’s IOC Status
Air

USAF Postpones T-7A Red Hawk Jet Trainer’s IOC Status

USAF has delayed the Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of T-7A Red Hawk trainers from 2025 to 2028, jeopardising the goal of training 1,500 pilots per year.

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines
Navy / Maritime

The Netherlands Prefers Naval Group’s Barracuda Submarines

The Netherlands officially announced the Naval Group as the winner of the new submarine acquisition program for the Dutch Navy.

Hungary Procures Four Additional Gripen C Fighter Jets
Air

Hungary Procures Four Additional Gripen C Fighter Jets

Hungary will increase the size of its Saab Gripen C/D fighter jet fleet with an agreement announced on February 23, 2024, to acquire four additional aircraft.

Thailand Plans Acquiring 12 New Fighter Jets
Air

Thailand Plans Acquiring 12 New Fighter Jets

The Royal Thai Air Force plans to submit a proposal to purchase new fighter jets once RTAF presents its next strategy paper.

Germany Rejects Delivering Taurus Missiles to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Germany Rejects Delivering Taurus Missiles to Ukraine

The German parliament rejected the opposition party’s proposal to deliver Taurus stealth cruise missiles to Ukraine as it may expand the war.

Brazilian Air Force Receives Another F-39 Gripen
Air

Brazilian Air Force Receives Another F-39 Gripen

Brazil received the Gripen fighter jet manufactured by Saab. The plane touched down at Base Aérea de Anápolis (BAAN) on Friday, December 15.

Sweden and Brazil Deepen Aviation Cooperation
Air Bilateral Relations

Sweden and Brazil Deepen Aviation Cooperation

The Brazilian and Swedish governments negotiated the procurement of the F-39 Gripen fighter jet and the KC-390 Millennium multirole transport aircraft.

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.

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.