SAAB eyes mega IAF deal, says Gripen-E the most advanced fighter

SAAB Technologies India Head Ola Rignell sounded confident that SAAB's Gripen-E fighter will be able to fulfill IAF's requirement as the jet is the "most advanced aircraft in the world". 

Feb 20, 2019, 21:36 PM IST

Centre opens contest for more than 100 fighter jets, at least 90 to be made in India

India began its search for new planes for the Indian air force in 2003 to replace its Soviet-era MiG fighters

Apr 06, 2018, 20:01 PM IST

Saab ties up with Adani to bid for fighter jet deal in India

Sweden`s Saab is tying up with India`s Adani Group to bid for defence deals in India.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Saab picks Adani as partner for India fighter jets contract

There was no immediate comment from Adani, which is a $12 billion group with businesses ranging from energy and logistics to real estate and defence.

Aug 31, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Will make India net exporter of fighter aircraft: Saab

Swedish aerospace major Saab says it would set up a brand new production line in India if it wins an Indian Air Force (IAF) contract for single-engined combat jets and would make the country a net exporter of such fighters -- once the necessary procedures are in place.

Dec 09, 2016, 15:57 PM IST

WOW! After PM Modi's push, foreign fighter-jet makers rush in with offers

These companies are even offering blueprints of future advanced combat aircraft which can be made in the country, a media report said.

Sep 25, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

Swedish firm Saab eyes airport safety systems biz in India

Anna Johansson, Sweden's Minister for Infrastructure told PTI, "Saab is keen to develop sophisticated system for airport safety, which I know they are interested in coming into India with."

Apr 02, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Defence Ministry issues multi-crore tender for 56 new aircraft

Defence Ministry has issued a tender expected to be worth over Rs 12,000 crore to replace IAF`s Avro planes with 56 new aircraft which will be produced by the Indian private sector firms.

May 09, 2013, 21:07 PM IST

Swedish defence firm Saab signs deal to invest in India

Swedish defence and security company Saab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a $38-million strategic investment in the Indian company Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company Limited.

Aug 25, 2012, 09:33 AM IST

Spyker sues GM for $3bn for ‘deliberately bankrupting’ Saab

Saab had been in takeover talks with a Chinese firm and filed for bankruptcy in December when those talks failed.

Aug 07, 2012, 11:28 AM IST

It is Mahindra not us which have bid for Saab: Ratan Tata

"We have not bid for SAAB, but another Indian company, Mahindra has," Tata said at the Geneva Motor Show.

Mar 06, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

No formal bid yet for bankrupt Saab: Receivers

Saab was declared bankrupt in December after frantic rescue efforts by its former owner, Swedish Automobile.

Jan 22, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

China's Pang Da halts bid to acquire Saab

China's Pang Da Automobile Trade said on Wednesday it would halt its attempt to acquire Swedish carmaker Saab in light of Saab's bankruptcy.

Dec 21, 2011, 09:32 AM IST

Carmaker Saab files for bankruptcy: Swedish court

Saab cars filed for bankruptcy on Monday, a Swedish district court said, bringing to an end two years of efforts to rescue the iconic brand.

Dec 19, 2011, 16:48 PM IST

Chinese companies plan to invest $933 mn in Saab

A Swedish court ruled on Monday that Saab can continue its reconstruction after reviewing two Chinese companies' plans to invest USD 933 million in the struggling brand and cut 500 jobs.

Oct 31, 2011, 22:16 PM IST

Saab owner breaks off Chinese funding deal: Company

Swedish Automobile, the Dutch owner of beleaguered Swedish carmaker Saab, said it had broken off a deal for funding with two Chinese firms, seen as the only hope of keeping Saab out of bankruptcy.

Oct 24, 2011, 19:00 PM IST

Saab India opens centre in Hyderabad

Saab India Technologies Pvt Ltd inaugurated the Saab India Technology Centre (SITC), a Research and Development Centre, in partnership with Mahindra Satyam here.

Oct 22, 2011, 14:37 PM IST

South Africa re-opens probe of arms bribes: Report

Swedish defence group Saab has admitted bribes had been paid to clinch a contract.

Aug 01, 2011, 09:32 AM IST

GM to sell Saab to Spyker Cars

US carmaker General Motors said
it would sell its Swedish brand Saab to the Netherlands-based
Spyker Cars, ending a year-long uncertainty over Saab`s

Jan 27, 2010, 23:31 PM IST

Formula 1 boss Ecclestone joins bid for Saab: BBC

Formula One motor racing boss Bernie Ecclestone is part of a bid to buy General Motors` struggling Swedish carmaker Saab, the BBC reported.

Jan 08, 2010, 15:15 PM IST