martes, 17 de mayo de 2016
Defence and security company Saab will take 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 will take 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 will be livestreamed on our 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 and to watch the unveiling of the Gripen E.
The live webcast will start on Wednesday 18 May at 15.00 CET. Registration for the webcast is not required.
Gripen is constantly evolving. Because it’s designed with the future in mind. May 18 we will unveil the next chapter in the story of the Smart Fighter: the latest capability expansion for the current Gripen versions and the exclusive roll out of the next generation Gripen aircraft. It’s a key event in the evolution of the Smart Fighter. Join us and be part of it.Go Live