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Saab not feeling ‘immediate consequences’ of coronavirus crisis

26th March 2020 - 15:45 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Manufacturer Saab has said that it will not speculate on how the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic will disrupt company plans or financial expectations, but confirmed that the Gripen E/F fighter programme continues to run to schedule and in line with customer expectations.

‘We have not seen a crisis on this scale in modern times,’ Ellen Mollin, head of business area support and services at Saab, said during a company Gripen briefing on 26 March. ‘The coronavirus will affect all companies all over the world in different ways and to different extents and Saab is no exception.’

She added that the company

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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