India and Sweden are set to sign a security agreement when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Stockholm next week, people familiar with the developments said, a move that will facilitate transfer of technology if Swedish defence major Saab is chosen to build fighter jets here.
Modi’s two-day Sweden trip beginning April 16 will mark the first visit by an Indian PM to the Nordic nation in 30 years. […]
Last year, Saab had assured it will ensure “full” technology transfer of its Gripen-E fighter jet to India if the company gets the contract to supply a fleet of the combat aircraft to Indian Air Force.
The Gripen-E, an advanced version of the Gripen C/D, is a light, single-engine, multirole fighter aircraft fitted with advanced avionics.
The company also said it will build the world’s most modern aerospace facility in India, besides creating a local supplier base of ancillary systems. Läs artikel