A centerpiece at the show will of course be the Gripen E fighter in a full-scale model located on the outdoor area. Gripen is a true multi-role fighter aircraft that has the operational range, payload and built-in net centric warfare capabilities to meet all roles as defined. The opportunities on the world market have been solidified and expanded, following the orders from Sweden and Brazil.
This year FIDAE is the major exhibition for the aerospace and defence industry in Latin America and an event of great strategic importance for Saab. The region is a dynamic market where Saab sees great opportunities across all of its domains.
“Throughout Latin America Saab is known as a reliable partner and a source of strategic defence and security technology which are helping to safeguard people and society. We stand proudly alongside all of our existing customers and see great potential to do new business. Our cost-efficient, flexible and smart solutions enhance capabilities and solve real problems and threats across the region. There is no other company that can match our portfolio of proven, high-quality products” says Fredrik Gustafson, head of marketing and sales, Saab’s market area Latin America.
Saab is enjoying a sustained period of expansion. There are few, if any, other defence, security and aerospace suppliers that can deliver the range of effective and efficient products found in the Saab portfolio.
Saab will host the following media event at FIDAE 2016:
Tuesday March 29th, 4pm, chalet A6 – The future of airborne surveillance
Saab’s Erieye is already the most successful airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system in the world, with operators in eight different countries. New developments in radar and sensor technology, C4I architecture and platform performance are taking these capabilities to an entirely new level. Join Saab for a briefing on the future of swing-role and multi-mission airborne surveillance.
Saab products and capabilities on show at FIDAE 2016 include:
• Gripen, multi-role fighter
• Airborne early warning and control
• Air traffic management
• Training and simulation
• Ground-based air defence
• Naval portfolio
• Giraffe surface radars
• Ground combat weapons
FIDAE 2016 will be held at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport, Santiago, Chile from March 29th to April 3rd 2016.