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Saab to open new US production facility

10th May 2019 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab is set to open a new facility for advanced manufacturing and production in Indiana, US, the company announced on 8 May.

The new facility will be located at the Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District in West Lafayette. It will initially focus on aeronautical engineering; and production of major structural sections and final assembly of the Saab parts for the US Air Force’s T-X jet trainer, developed by Boeing and Saab.

Saab will also collaborate with Purdue University to expand its US-based research and development within possible areas such as sensor systems, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.

Construction of the new facility is expected to begin in 2020.

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