GKN Aerospace has been selected to provide maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) for the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen E RM16 engines. 

The company says that it is also the OEM and type certificate holder of the Gripen C/D RM12 aero engine and has been supporting the RM12 aero-engines since the first Gripen aircraft went into service in 1997. 

‘GKN Aerospace is proud to further expand our relationship with FMV, GE and Saab to the new RM16 aero-engine support,’ said Joakim Andersson, president at GKN Aerospace said. 

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