Top News on Saab 105

  • Switzerland picks Gripen for F-5 replacement deal


    Saab's Gripen programme has received a major boost, with the Swiss government confirming its selection of the type to replace its air force's Northrop F-5s. Announced...


  • Other News for Saab 105

  • Sweden launches future military pilot training contest


    ​Sweden has initiated a process to replace its air force’s fleet of Saab 105 (SK 60) jet trainers with a new Military...


  • Sweden to boost operational readiness with Gripen


    The Swedish government has outlined its defence priorities for the period to 2020, with new measures to include...


  • UK test pilot school extends Gripen arrangement


    ​Saab has signed a contract extension with the UK’s Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), covering the latter’s continued...


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  • Sweden launches future military pilot training contest

    News | 20 May 2015 04:29 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Sweden has initiated a process to replace its air force’s fleet of Saab 105 (SK 60) jet trainers with a new Military Flying Training System (MFTS), planned for introduction by the end of this decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sweden-launches-future-military-pilot-training-contest-412545/
  • ANALYSIS: Why fighter rivals joined forces for T-X collaboration

    News | 16 May 2015 23:00 | Craig Hoyle

    ​An unlikely collaboration forged with rival fighter manufacturer Boeing in December 2013 could see Saab secure a valuable slice of the future advanced jet trainer market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-fighter-rivals-joined-forces-for-T-X-collaboration-412260/
  • Sweden to boost operational readiness with Gripen

    News | 30 Apr 2015 11:10 | Craig Hoyle

    The Swedish government has outlined its defence priorities for the period to 2020, with new measures to include increasing the number of fully operational Saab Gripen squadrons and potentially ordering a further 10 E-model examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sweden-to-boost-operational-readiness-with-Gripen-411777/
  • UK test pilot school extends Gripen arrangement

    News | 12 Jul 2014 15:23 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab has signed a contract extension with the UK’s Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS), covering the latter’s continued use of a Gripen trainer for another four years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-test-pilot-school-extends-Gripen-arrangement-401335/
  • Saab, Pilatus to pitch PC-21 trainer to Sweden

    News | 31 Mar 2014 14:15 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Pilatus and Saab have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer the former’s PC-21 basic trainer to the Swedish air force for a potentially 20-aircraft requirement.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-Pilatus-to-pitch-PC-21-trainer-to-Sweden-397615/
  • Swedish air force studies airlift, trainer renewal options

    News | 18 Mar 2014 13:52 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Sweden is beginning to study its options for fielding modern fleets of tactical transports and advanced trainers within the next decade, says air force chief of staff Maj Gen Micael Bydén.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedish-air-force-studies-airlift-trainer-renewal-options-397131/