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Saab presented the latest developments as well as insights of upcoming milestones in the Gripen E Programme for Brazil at a press briefing during the LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

The Brazilian Gripen E programme saw a number of achievements in 2018. “Among other things, we installed both the Wide Area Display (WAD) and the engine on the first Gripen E for Brazil. This year, the first aircraft to Brazil will be delivered to start the flight test campaign in Linköping, Sweden,” says Mikael Franzén, head of business unit Gripen Brazil, within Saab business area Aeronautics.

The Swedish Air Force also decided to equip their fighters with the WAD, the Head-Up Display (HUD), and the Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) last year.

“The Swedish and the Brazilian Gripen fighters will have the same configuration for the displays, harmonizing the programmes. This means great savings in aircraft maintenance as well as in future software development. This is a good example of the successful collaboration between Saab and the Brazilian defence industry,” adds Mikael Franzén.

Read the full story here.

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