Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for the Gripen fighter. The order value amounts to SEK223 million.The order supports development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for chaff and flares for Gripen E and C/D. This will enhance the defensive capabilities of the aircraft.
Work will begin in 2016 and will be completed in 2020. The order involves Saab’s business areas Aeronautics, Electronic Defence Systems and Support and Services.
Source: Saab AB (OMX Stockholm: SAAB B)
Date: Dec 24, 2015