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Saab to perform operational support for Swedish Gripens
by Ryan Maass
Washington (UPI) Mar 28, 2017


Saab received a $42 million contract from the Swedish government to perform operational and developmental support for the Gripen fighter throughout 2017.

In addition to the operation of rigs and simulators, the company will test, verify and validate Gripen C/D and Gripen E fighter aircraft systems. Gripen C/D planes will also receive operational support.

Work on the contract will be performed in various cities in Sweden, including Linköping, Järfälla, Arboga and Gothenberg.

The Gripen is the primary fighter used by the Swedish air force. With its latest contract with the government, Saab will provide various services for each Gripen variant.

The Gripen is a multirole fighter fitted for both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat operations. It comes equipped with a Head-Up Display designed to provide operators with enhanced situational awareness, and also features a long-range PS-05/A radar system.

Other operators of the aircraft include air forces in the Czech Republic, South Africa, Hungary and Thailand.

AEROSPACE
Pakistan orders additional AW139 helicopters
Washington (UPI) Mar 28, 2017
Leonardo of Italy reports that Pakistan has signed a new order for additional AgustaWestland AW139 twin-engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used for utility, search-and-rescue, and emergency medical operations. The exact number of the medium-lift helicopters to be delivered beginning next year and the value of the contract was not disclosed. AgustaWestland, maker of t ... read more

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