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Saab open to expanding Gripen global manufacturing

21st May 2019 - 10:10 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Stockholm


Whilst Saab's Swedish production line can manufacture 24 Gripen aircraft per annum, the company is open to sharing technology know-how with allies looking to acquire the fighter aircraft as part of their own military programmes. 

At present, Saab is in the midst of the manufacturing demands of ongoing deals with Sweden and Brazil’s respective air forces; however, the procurement pie that the Swedish manufacturer is looking to take a big bite of globally spreads from Europe and Asia to North America. 

To meet the prospective demands this could be achieved through partners’ bespoke requirements, the transfer of technology (ToT) as well

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Helen Haxell


Helen Haxell

Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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