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Gripen NG shortlisted in Brazil
The Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighter is among three aircraft under consideration for the Brazilian Air Force.
02/10/2008 | Saab responded to a Request for Information (RFI) from Brazil in August regarding Gripen. The Brazilian Air Force has announced on its website that the ongoing procurement will concentrate on three alternatives:
• Saab’s Gripen NG
• Boeing’s F-18 E/F Super Hornet and
• Dassault’s Rafale
The website also states that the procurement is for 36 aircraft with deliveries set to commence in 2014.
Saab is prepared to cooperate with Brazilian industry, sharing expertise and transferring technologies. The bid is supported by the Swedish government.
“We are pleased to be included by the Brazilian Air Force in the ongoing selection process and are ready to submit a very attractive proposal”, says Lennart Sindahl, Executive Vice President, Saab.
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Saab´s Gripen one alternative as future fighter for Brazil
The Gripen NG (Next Generation) multi-role fighter is on the short list as one alternative to equip the Brazilian Air Force.
“Our answer to the Request for Information (RFI) that we handed in to the Brazilian Air Force in August includes a fighter that perfectly fits their needs, as well as full support regarding spare parts, logistics and training”, explains Bengt Janér, marketing director for Brazil, Gripen International.
Saab´s response also confirms the willingness to include Brazilian industry, share know how, and transfer the most modern technology existing today. The Gripen NG offer from Saab is supported by the Swedish Government.
“We are pleased to be included by the Brazilian Air Force in the ongoing selection process and are ready to submit at very attractive proposal”, says Lennart Sindahl, Executive Vice President, Saab.
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