Swedish company SAAB has received an order from the Swedish Ministry of Defense armament procurement arm (FMV) for the development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for the Gripen E and C/D fighter jets. The order value amounts to SEK223 million.
The order supports development and series production of countermeasures dispensers for chaff and flares. Work will begin in 2016 and will be completed in 2020. The order involves SAAB Aeronautics, SAAB Electronic Defence Systems and SAAB Support and Services.