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Sweden’s Saab invests in Brazil’s aerospace defence industry

Tuesday, May 29th 2012 - 17:47 UTC
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Sweden's premier defense and security company, Saab, is strengthening its relationship with a Brazilian integrator of aero-structures. Saab, manufacturer of the Gripen jet fighter that has partnered in the past with the company Akaer, said it is now financially investing in the company. Read full article

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  • briton

    to grow far to quickly, and leaving the poor behind, wont help you future .
    but could we aid [others]

    May 29th, 2012 - 07:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    Good old Saab aerospace a great uk company sold it last year by bae.

    May 29th, 2012 - 07:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RobWilliams

    @2

    BAEs shares when they sold were much lower than when they bought it (50% in 1995, 35%ish in 1998 and around 20% when they sold) because BAE were developing a competitor (Eurofighter).

    Besides, there was talk of bribery/corruption about the Gripen winning a few of it's contracts and so they cut themselves out of the deal.

    It was never considered a 'UK' company, always a Swedish company, even at 50%

    May 29th, 2012 - 08:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    .Some say
    BAE, should sod of to America, and sell their British interests to the British,
    As they seem to have a strange stranglehold over everything military, and not only good things,
    To many British companies have been sold of or bought out, and we are losing valuable experience ,

    dam free government
    just passing info on.ll.

    May 29th, 2012 - 10:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • cLOHO

    I stand corrected again N0 3

    May 30th, 2012 - 07:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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