Saab to Provide Boeing Advanced Training Aircraft Fuselage Systems

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Swedish defence firm, Saab has received an award from Boeing for the production of advanced training aircraft aft fuselage systems. The order value for Saab is SEK750 million ($71.2 million).

“This is an important milestone and underscores that we are delivering on our commitments to our customers and the state of Indiana. This order will allow Saab to continue ramping up production and hiring in West Lafayette. We couldn’t be more excited about this new chapter, and the future of our growing aerospace operations in Indiana,” said President and CEO of Saab in the United States, Erik Smith.

The advanced training aircraft fuselage systems will be produced in Saab’s new facility in West Lafayette, Indiana, and first deliveries to Boeing are planned for 2023.—shp/saab/aaa (Image: Saab)