- Saab and Embraer have signed an agreement covering the joint programme management of the Brazilian F-X2 aircraft programme.
- Saab's Gripen NG was selected to meet the USD4.5 billion requirement in 2013
Saab and Brazilian national defence and aerospace group Embraer have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which formally underpins their joint management of the production and delivery of Gripen NG multi-role fighter aircraft to meet the requirements of the Brazilian F-X2 programme.
The announcement of the MoU came on 11 July.
Saab said in a statement that "Embraer will co-ordinate all development and production activities in Brazil on behalf of Saab and, in addition to its own work packages, will participate in systems development, integration, flight tests, final assembly, and deliveries."