Tag Archives: Major General Mats Helgesson

Gripen Leads The World with New Operational Capabilities

Defence and security company Saab, the Swedish Air Force and Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration have successfully implemented a revolutionary enhancement to the operational capabilities of the Gripen fighter. Among many significant new advances, Gripen is now the world’s first and only combat aircraft to be operational with the MBDA Meteor …

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MBDA ‘s Meteor Enters Service with the Swedish Air Force

Farnborough International Airshow, 11th July 2016: The Swedish Air Force (SwAF) announced during a ceremony today that MBDA’s Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile has now officially entered service on its Gripen combat aircraft. The announcement was made by Major General Mats Helgesson, Chief-of-Staff of the SwAF, in …

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