Finmeccanica - Selex ES Awarded Multi-Million Euro Contract from SAAB for Raven AESA Radar on Board the Gripen Next Generation (NG) Fighters

Issue 55 - September 2014

A multi - million contract has been awarded to Selex ES by defence and security company SAAB to supply the Raven ES-05 AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) radar for SAAB’s Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighters. 

A NATO-interoperable, multi-role fighter designed for the future network-centric warfare environment, Gripen NG will provide superior situation awareness thanks to a number of Finmeccanica – Selex ES products. In addition to the Raven ES AESA radar, the company will also provide the Skyward-G IRST (Infrared Search & Track) passive sensor and IFF (Identification Friend-or-Foe) system, both of which will be contracted for in the next few months.