SAAB Aircraft since 1937 by Hans G. Andersson

By Hans G. Andersson

Книга SAAB airplane considering that 1937 SAAB plane when you consider that 1937 Книги Вооружение Автор: Hans G. Andersson Год издания: 1989 Формат: pdf Издат.:Smithsonian establishment Press Страниц: one hundred ninety Размер: 43.05 ISBN: 0874743141 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Though the Swedish plane could be traced again to the years earlier than global struggle I, it was once the institution of Saab in 1937 which laid the rules for a Swedish in a position to generating world-standard aeroplanes which on occasion have been just before these designed in other places. The Saab 17 single-engined and the Saab 18 twin-engined bombers have been the company's first items. however it used to be the looks of the Draken and Viggen which validated Saab's popularity for generating world-class aeroplanes. This booklet covers the heritage and know-how of the airplanes that made Sweden an international chief within the undefined. contains 280 photographs.

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Thuresson) Sweden was a pioneer of air-launched anti-ship missiles. The picture shows the Rb 04E improved version first produced in 1969 and still equipping Flygvapnet attack squadrons. (Suub/ A. Andersson) The Saab RBS 15 is the standard ship-to-ship missiJe in the Swedish and Finnish Navies. This photograph shows a launch from a Swedish Spica II fast missile craft. ). r Historical Survey 49 was to meet a Swedish Air Force requirement for a new combined trainerllight attack aircraft. Later in 1961, the Government authorized financing of the development work, and in early 1962 the Air Board signed a preliminary agreement for procurement of 130 aircraft on condition that the 'aircraft fulfilled the ~equire­ ments'.

Olow, chief test pilot; Erik Bratt, project manager; Tryggve Holm, managing director; Lars Brising, technical director; Tord Lidmalm, chief engineer design departments; Hans Erik Lofkvist, chief engineer technical analysis department; and Kurt Lalander, chief engineer test departments. (Saab) , Historical Survey 43 the government planning has been firm. Only by a consistent policy has Sweden been able to produce the combat aircraft needed for its security policy. The Swedish Air Force leaders as well as the defence politicians deserve praise for understanding the industrial problems involved.

Saab/I. Thuresson) Apart from naval applications of the RBS 15, the company is now developing an air-launched version for the Air Force, the RBS 15F. Externally it is identical to the Naval versions but no booster rockets are carried. Sweden's missile procurement has, however, not been characterized by the same firm 'family' planning as aircraft development and procurement. Although several advanced Swedish missile have been developed, including air-, ship- and shore-launched anti-ship weapons as well as short-range laserhoming anti-aircraft missiles (Bofors RBS 70) and anti-tank missiles (Bofors RBS56 Bill), no Swedish-designed airto-air, ground-to-air or long-range surface-to-air missiles have reached quantity production.

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