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Saab Unveils the First Gripen E
 
Saab Unveils the First Gripen E

Defence and security company Saab has taken the next step in the evolution of the Gripen fighter system on 18 May, with the unveiling of the first test aircraft of the next generation, Gripen E.

The unveiling of the first Gripen E test aircraft has taken place at Saab’s facilities in Linköping. Among the speakers are the Swedish Minister for Defence, Peter Hultqvist; the Swedish Air Force Chief of Staff, Mats Helgesson; Commander of the Brazilian Air Force, Nivaldo Luiz Rossato; and from Saab the Chairman of the Board, Marcus Wallenberg; the CEO, Håkan Buskhe and head of business area Aeronautics, Ulf Nilsson.

“There is huge global interest in the Gripen fighter system and we are now ready to present the first Gripen E. We look forward to sharing this important event with both guests and viewers,” says Ulf Nilsson, head of Saab business area Aeronautics.

“This key milestone is proof of our ability to build world-class fighters on time and on budget and it brings us one step closer to first flight and delivery to our customer”, says Ulf Nilsson.

The event was live streamed on Saab’s website making it possible for people around the world to take part. Please visit www.gripen.com/evolution to learn more about the Gripen Evolution.

To follow the event in social media, join the conversation at #smartfighter and follow @saab on twitter.

 
 


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