Saab launches Gripen industrial team for Canada

Saab has formally announced the team that it hopes will secure Canada’s fighter replacement programme for its Gripen E combat aircraft.

Seen in Finland earlier in the year, the Gripen E is being offered to Canada. With both nations looking to replace ‘classic’ Hornet fighters in around the same timeframe, many of the operational and industrial benefits that Saab spelled out for Finland in January will apply to Canada also.

The Gripen for Canada Team announced on 2 March for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF’s) Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) is comprised of IMP Aerospace & Defence, CAE, Peraton Canada, and GE Aviation.

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