Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, relating to future fighter aircraft development. The contract includes studies on future combat air capabilities.
The study is preparatory in nature and its purpose is to widen the work on how future combat air capabilities can be developed and realised.
The order value is approximately SEK 250 million (~$25.7).
“I am very pleased that we have received this order, which enables development of future capabilities. It means that we can intensify our work to develop new concepts, technologies, and other endeavours required to achieve relevant operational capability and which will prepare the future for Saab’s fighter technologies,” said Jonas Hjelm, Senior Vice President and head of Saab’s Aeronautics business area.