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SAAB Gripen Played its Trump Card for the Deal of New Bulgarian Fighter Jets

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Lockheed Martin's presentation on 18 September in Sofia, with which the company officially made its offer for a sale of F-16 Block 72 to Bulgaria, undoubtedly turned out to be a strong move by the U.S. company, considering that it was the only from all participants that took this commercial practice. Today,…

U.S. Air Force T-X Pilot Training Program Contract Has Been Awarded to Boeing

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 27 September 2018 Boeing announced that the company has been awarded United States Air Force T-X Pilot Training Program Contract at the amount of up to $9.2 billion. In that connection the Air Force plans to purchase 351 jets, 46 simulators and associated ground equipment, learned…

Bulgarian Ministry of Defense Delegation Visits Sweden

SOFIA, Bulgaria, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, Bulgaria’s Ministry of Defense, announced a forthcoming two-day visit of office delegates to Sweden, planned to take place on 27th and 28th September 2018. There, the Bulgarian delegation is lead by Deputy Minister of Defence, Atanas Zapryanov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. During the visit,…

Saab Announces a Contract with South Korea

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 24th September 2018 the Swedish company Saab announced its newly signed contract with South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for supporting of the Arthur Weapon Locating System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the…

Saab Australia Announces the Receipt of an Important US Certification

ADELAIDE, Australia (BulgarianMilitary.com), 10 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab Saab Australia announced on 4th September 2018 that the company has received an important U.S. certification for the upgrade to the Australian Army’s short range air-defence system to the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Mode 5…

12 Australian Offshore Patrol Vessels Will be Equipped with Terma‘s SCANTER 6002

SINGAPORE (BulgarianMilitary.com), 1 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lürssen On 30th July 2018, the headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark company Terma announced that it will provide the SCANTER 6002 radar for the twelve Australian Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). For that purpose an agreement for the customer, the Royal…

Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the UK’s Arthur System

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab/ The Arthur weapon locating system On 27th July 2018, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that it will continue to provide logistical support for the UK’s Arthur weapon locating system. For that purpose it…

The US Army Has Ordered Additional Saab’s AT4CS RS Weapon Systems

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 23 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab The U.S. Army has ordered additional Saab’s shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armour weapon systems. That was announced by the company on 17th July 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The value of the order…

Saab Announces a New Anti-Ship Missile System RBS15 Gungnir

FARNBOROUGH, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com), 17 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab Yesterday, 16th July 2018, Saab announced its new anti-ship missile system RBS15 Gungnir. That next generation anti-ship missile system is being showcased for the first time at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, learned…

Saab’s Helicopter 15 Support and Maintenance Contract is Prolonged

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 9, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org The photo shows a HKP 15 (Agusta A109). On the 6th July 2018 Saab announced that its Helicopter 15 (HKP 15) support and maintenance contract has been prolonged for the years 2020 and 2021 by FMV – the Swedish Defence Materiel…

US Government Ordered Carl-Gustaf Ammunition from Saab

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 29, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows a Carl Gustav recoilless rifle. On Tuesday, 26th June 2018, Saab announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has placed an ammunition order for its Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order is at…

NDMA Places a Second Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

STOCKHOLM (Sweden), June 7, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Saab The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has placed a second order at the amount of $12.5 million for Saab’s ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system with delivery in 2018, reported Shephrad Media. That was announced by Saab on Monday, 4th June.…

Saab’s Situational Awareness System for the Royal Australian Navy

Linköping, Sweden, April 23, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Saab Under a contract, awarded by Luerssen Australia, Saab will supply the Situational Awareness System (SAS) for the new offshore patrol vessels (OPV) of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). This was announced by Saab on April 20, reported Shephard Media. It is foreseen…

Gripen E/F Will Be Offered With AEL Wide Area Display

Brasília (Brazil), April 5, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Saab Mikael Franzén, head of Gripen Brazil Business Unit  announced that wide area and head-up displays of AEL made in Brazil for the Saab Gripen E/F will be offered as a potential cockpit upgrade to purchasers of the next generation jet fighters, reported FlightGlobal.…

Saab expects talks to supply jets to Bulgaria to start within months

The previous interim government in Sofia had said talks should start with Sweden for the purchase of eight Gripen aircraft, but current Prime Minister Boyko Borissov has cast doubts on whether Sofia should rush into a deal, estimated at 1.5 billion levs ($860 million). The defense ministry, looking to replace ageing MiG-29 aircraft, had picked…

Bulgaria opts for Swedish Gripen combat jets

Bulgaria has decided to start talks with Sweden to acquire eight new Gripen combat jets made by Saab, Bulgarian interim Deputy Prime Minister Stefan Yanev said Wednesday, as the Balkan country seeks to replace its aging Soviet-designed MiG-29s. The Balkan country has picked the Swedish offer in preference to an offer from Portugal of secondhand…

Bulgaria gets three bids to supply eight fighter jets

Bulgaria has received offers from Italy, Sweden and Portugal to supply eight new or secondhand fighter jets as the Balkan country seeks to replace its ageing Soviet-designed MiG-29 fighters, the Defence Ministry said on Monday. Bulgaria plans to spend about 1.5 billion levs ($820 million) to buy new aircraft to improve compliance with NATO…

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