Saab: signed a contract for the sale of 36 Gripen NG to Brazil
"We are proud to be next to Brazil at this important program. There is already a long history of industrial cooperation between our two countries and this historic agreement brings this partnership to a new level ", commented Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Board of Saab.
The contract signed with COMAER for Gripen NG and related industrial cooperation agreements will enter into force once actually a series of preconditions are met, including permissions relating to the control of exports. According to Saab by the first half of 2015 It will be possible to fully perform the contract.
The delivery of the Gripen NG to the Brazilian Air Force will start from 2019 and will run until 2024. Gripen fighters are currently operated, Apart from Sweden, from Czech Republic, from Hungary, from South Africa, from Thailand and the Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) of the United Kingdom.
Source: The Flight