Saab Gripen and GlobalEye for Finland

Issue: 7 / 2019Photo(s): By SAAB
GlobalEye AEW&C

Saab has announced that its offer to deliver its Gripen to Finland also entails two GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft. Saab’s GlobalEye is a multi-role AEW&C solution that can detect and track airborne and surface targets on land as well as on the sea. Saab’s proposal comprises 64 Gripen aircraft of which 52 are single-seat Gripen E and 12 are dual-seat Gripen F, as well as two GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft. Finland is planning to take a final decision on procurement of these platforms in 2021.