Saab media activity at Aero India 2017


Defence and security company Saab will have an extensive range of activities for the media during Aero India 2017, at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru, from 14 to 18 February. Please visit Saab in Hall C, stand 2.6-B.

At Aero India 2017, Saab will exhibit products and solutions from its complete product portfolio across the air, land and sea domains. These will include:

Gripen, the world’s most advanced multi-role combat aircraft. Built with the future in mind, Gripen is the smart answer to India’s need for effective, affordable 21st century air power. Saab’s Gripen E full-scale replica will be open to visitors throughout the show, giving visitors a first-hand experience of Gripen’s future-proof operational capabilities. Gripen will also be a highlight of the daily flying display.

Advanced airborne sensors and systems. Saab’s deep understanding of combat aircraft system design, combined with radars, electronic warfare and data links is unequalled. No other single manufacturer has this range of skills in-house. Therefore, Saab is best placed to help India develop new capabilities in AESA fighter radars, self-protection, electronic attack and other key mission systems.

Next-generation ground-based air defence (GBAD). Saab has the best solutions to secure India’s airspace through unique GBAD systems such as RBS 70 NG and BAMSE, combined with advanced AESA radars like the Giraffe 1X, ready and able to meet India’s VSHORAD and SRSAM requirements. Saab can transform the effectiveness, flexibility and readiness of India’s air defences.

Ground and naval combat systems. Saab is renowned as the builder of tough, dependable and supremely effective weapons systems such as the Carl Gustaf M4, AT4, NLAW and RBS15. With a proven track record in India, Saab stands ready to serve as a partner in future defence across land and sea.

All of Saab’s offerings to India come with true technology transfer, real industrial co-operation and are ready to meet the high standards of the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Saab media events at Aero India 2017

Please join the company for some important press briefings at Aero India 2017.

Wednesday 15 February


Saab Hall C, stand 2.6B

Gripen: 21st century air power for India

Gripen will ensure unmatched combat air power for India for decades to come. Gripen is the world’s most modern multi-role combat aircraft and the future-proof option for India’s defence and security. More than that, only Gripen can deliver the full range of advanced fighter development skills and industrial capability that the ‘Make in India’ initiative demands.

Saab’s Ulf Nilsson, head of Saab Business Area Aeronautics, will brief on the latest news and developments in the Gripen programme, showing why it is the best option for India, and the future. Join Saab for an in-depth presentation, followed by a tour of the Gripen E full-scale replica.

Thursday 16 February


Saab Hall C, stand 2.6B

Advanced capabilities for India:

Radar and sensors for India

Ground-based air defence for India

India has tough requirements for its future defence and security. Saab is the best partner to meet those needs across all domains. Join the company for a comprehensive briefing on Saab’s major co-operative projects in India.

Saab’s Mats Pålsson, head of Marketing & Sales, Surface Radar Solutions, and Ann Kullberg, head of Marketing & Sales Airborne Surveillance from Business Area Surveillance, will show how Saab’s unique know-how in radar and electronic warfare will help make India’s Tejas LCA a more formidable fighter and secure India’s skies against intruders.

Then Bo Almqvist, director of Strategic Business, Saab Business Area Dynamics, will show how Saab’s RBS 70 NG and BAMSE ground-based air defence (GBAD) systems are the best solutions for the defence of India’s airspace against complex future threats.

Please visit Saab at Aero India 2017 in Hall C, stand 2.6-B and also at the Gripen E full-scale replica in the outdoor arena at Stand OD6.

For further information, please contact:

Robert Hewson
Head of Communications, Saab Market Area Asia Pacific
(+66) 92 558 1581
[email protected]