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Saab held a high-level meeting with authorities from Brazil and Sweden yesterday to present the first six serial production GRIPEN E aircraft, which have left the factory and entered the delivery phase, according to a press release by the company. The meeting was attended by:

  • General Carlos de Almeida Baptista Junior, Commander of the Brazilian Air Force
  • Major General Carl-Johan Edström, Commander of the Swedish Air Force
  • Micael Johansson, President and CEO of Saab
  • Jonas Hjelm, Senior Vice President and head of Saab’s business area Aeronautics

During the visit to Saab, several serial production and test aircraft were presented to the authorities, who also had the opportunity to test the new GRIPEN mission trainer simulator and to view an air display with both Swedish and Brazilian GRIPEN aircraft.