Saab grabs Gripen maintenance deal

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Andrew Elwell

FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, has placed four orders with Saab for the development, support and maintenance of Gripen through to 2016. The total deal is worth around SEK 5.6 billion ($811 million). "Gripen has already proven its growth potential by carrying out different mission task that it was not initially intended for, like last summers operation Unified Protector in Libya," says Lennart Sindahl, head of Saab's business area Aeronautics. "It is therefore important for...
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