FMV awards Saab order for upkeep of Gripen system

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding the Gripen system for the continuous upkeep of its operative capability.

The order is worth SEK120m (£11.6m).

It includes technical support, product maintenance, flight test and simulators to ensure the operative capability of the Gripen system.

The work will be done during the second quarter of 2011, mainly at Saab facilities in Linköping, Arboga, Gothenburg and Järfälla.