Defence and security company Saab presents the results for January-September 2013.
Statement by the President and CEO Håkan Buskhe:
During the third quarter, the Swiss Parliament confirmed its support for the procurement of Gripen E, the next generation of Gripen. A potential public referendum remains before an order could be received in 2014. We also note a great interest for Gripen from other countries.
Order intake increased by 59 per cent during the first nine months of 2013 compared to 2012. We received several important orders, e.g. from FMV regarding the development of Gripen E, and a contract for the installation and commission of electronic security systems for the Australian Department of Defence. Particularly pleasing is the contract with the Spanish Navy regarding the use of the unmanned aircraft system Skeldar UAS for surveillance during the EU mission in the Gulf of Aden...
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