Defense and security company Saab, together with Boeing, is competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with an advanced trainer aircraft, the company said.
Saab will establish manufacturing and production capability in the United States for the T-X advanced trainer aircraft, should the Boeing and Saab solution be selected.
Developed in partnership with Boeing, the T-X advanced trainer can provide a new, highly capable training solution for the United States Air Force (USAF). Saab has started the process to evaluate and identify potential locations for production.
The final choice regarding location for production in the US would be made based on what best serves the needs of the program, as well as Saab´s own long-term strategy for growth.
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