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Saab calculates Gripen's manufacturing mathematics

27th March 2019 - 15:00 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London


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Fighter jet programmes regularly come up against the wall that is political decision-making and Saab’s Gripen variants are no stranger to this. However, should sales potential turn into programme realisation, the company will have to tackle another challenge; production line growth.

As its Gripen E testing programme continues in earnest in 2019, Jonas Hjelm, head of business area aeronautics, told delegates at Saab’s annual Gripen briefing, that this

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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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