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Saab selects Thales for Gripen IFF
« on: January 12, 2008, 01:12:57 AM »
Saab selects Thales for Gripen IFF
8  January  2008
Saab has awarded Thales a contract to supply new IFF* Combined Interrogator-Transponders (CITs**) for its JAS 39 Gripen combat aircraft and to upgrade existing IFF equipment on other Gripen aircraft.

The contract covers a total of 143 aircraft:

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      68 Swedish Air Force Gripens will be equipped with NATO Mode 4 Combined Interrogator-Transponders that incorporate the latest version of the IFF standard
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      A further 75 Gripens in service with the Swedish Air Force, Hungarian Air Force and Czech Republic Air Force with existing CITs will be upgraded to Mode 4 and Mode S capability to ensure compliance with the latest version of the standard

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http://www.thalesonline.com/Press-Room/Press-Release-search-all/Press-Release-search-result/Press-Release-Article.html?link=3d2f7378-712d-5610-0220-2c0d097c1d16:central&locale=EN-gb&Title=Saab+selects+Thales+for+Gripen+IFF&dis=1

 



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