Gripen - generating economic growth
An investment in the Gripen fighter system could also be a generator of economic and industrial growth. Saab’s offset and industrial co-operation programmes are designed to support the nation’s desire to enhance its defence technology industrial base, promote micro-economic development and contribute to macro-economic advancements.
No two countries have identical offset requirements. Some nations prefer investments in infrastructure, some seek workshare on specific industrial programmes, while others look for a combination of investments, skills development, technology transfer and jobs.