Sweden is integrating MBDA’s Meteor missile system on Gripen E fighter aircraft under a contract from the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration.
The order from FMV for integration of the beyond-line-of-sight, air-to-air weapon system is worth nearly $29.3 million.
Saab said the order is in addition to an FMV contract issued in February for development and modification of the Gripen E, a multi-role fighter produced by Saab.
“The additional order secures the implementation of integration of the weapon system Meteor for Gripen E,” said Ulf Nilsson, head of Saab’s Gripen product unit. “It also confirms Gripen’s position as the leading fighter system with a flexible design that offers great possibilities to integrate new capabilities.”