Royal Navy Acquires Saab’s ASW Training Systema

May 14, 2019 – Saab has received an order to provide the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy with the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system. Delivery is expected to take place in 2019. Saab has received this order in collaboration with the UK-based company QinetiQ. The order comprises of Saab’s AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle system. This system is a cost-efficient training solution allowing ASW units to train in a wide range of scenarios. This procurement follows a period of testing and evaluation together with QinetiQ and the Royal Navy. “We welcome…

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Saab Presents Updated Sirius Passive Sensor Offer

May 14, 2019 – Saab presents an updated offer based on its Sirius suite of passive sensor systems for the air, land and sea domains. Sirius represents a full range of capabilities based on a common architecture and with a domain-specific edge- for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, beyond the scope of individual sensors. The updated offer starts with an introduction of Sirius land based applications for air and sea surveillance, signals intelligence and Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD), designed with the end-user perspective in mind. “Our innovative Sirius suite…

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Saab announces new U.S. site for advanced manufacturing and production

May 8, 2019 – Saab announces a new site for advanced manufacturing and production in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America. The site will be located at the Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District. Saab intends to invest US$ 37 million over the coming years from 2020. The initial focus for the site will be aeronautical engineering; producing major structural sections and final assembly of the Saab parts of the T-X advanced jet trainer, developed by Boeing and Saab for the United States Air Force. Saab has entered into a…

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Saab at IMDEX Asia 2019

Saab will be present at the IMDEX Asia 2019 international martime defence exhibition and conference, Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, from 14 to 16 May. Please visit us at Stand K15 in the main exhibition hall. IMDEX Asia is a key event for the expanding Asia Pacific naval market. Saab has a strong presence at IMDEX to underline our long-standing commitment to the Republic of Singapore and to support our growing business across the entire region. “Saab is utterly unique in the naval domain,” says Dean Rosenfield, Head of Saab Asia…

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Saab at LAAD 2019

March 29, 2019 – Saab will present its broad portfolio of solutions for land, air and sea at LAAD International Defense and Security 2019 April 2-5 at the Riocentro exhibition center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In addition to the Gripen fighter full-size replica and simulator, visitors will be able to get acquainted with naval solutions such as the Mine Countermeasure Vessel (MCMV) and the 9LV combat management system.  Saab will also exhibit land solutions such as the RBS 70 NG man-portable air defence system, and the Training and Simulation portfolio…

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Saab Receives Order for 9LV Fire Control System from Norway

February 18, 2019 – Saab has received an order from Vard Group A/S for delivery of the 9LV Fire Control System (FCS) including the Fire Control Director Ceros 200 to the Norwegian Coast Guard’s new Jan Mayen class vessels. The 9LV FCS is used to detect, monitor and combat threats with unpreceded accuracy. “We are proud to continue supporting the Norwegian Coast Guard’s fire control capabilities with 9LV FCS, which meets Norway’s requirements for high precision, availability and quality”, says Anders Carp, head of Saab’s business area Surveillance. Vard Group…

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New Swedish Submarines Named

January 15, 2019 – It will be Skåne and Blekinge who will name the two new submarines that FMV will deliver to the Swedish Navy 2024 and 2025. Providing submarines names by coastal landscape is a tradition where the names are proposed by the Navy and approved by the king, in the form of a so-called appreciation. The final decision is made by the naval manager. The production of the new submarines is in full swing at the supplier Saab’s shipyard in Karlskrona. The design for A26 is based on…

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Saab to Deliver Communication System to Norwegian Coast Guard Vessels

January 15, 2019 – Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to take on the communication integrator role for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast Guard’s three newly ordered vessels with Saab’s complete Integrated Communication System, TactiCall, consisting of both internal and external communication. “The third generation of TactiCall is able to meet the customer’s tough requirements. It combines and matches both human and tactical conditions and is easy to operate,” says Ellen Molin, Senior Vice President and head of Saab’s business…

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Saab Launches Laser Warning System for Land and Naval Applications in U.S. Market

January 15, 2019 – Saab is pleased to announce the launch of its laser warning system portfolio in the U.S., which includes mature technologies for both land and naval domains, and is ready to meet the specific needs and requirements of the U.S. Armed Forces. Multiple technology demonstrations are planned in 2019. Saab’s Laser Warning System aids in crew situational awareness of danger to equipment and personnel and it adds valuable seconds to the decision making loop in combat. The laser warning system consists of sensors and a laser warning…

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Saab Launches New Laser Rangefinder Vidar

December 14, 2018 – Saab launches a new laser rangefinder named Vidar, which combines compact size with powerful performance. Vidar is currently in production for the Situational Awareness System that Saab will deliver for Australia’s new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels. Lurssen Australia awarded Saab the contract for the Situational Awareness System in April 2018, as Saab previously announced. Rangefinders use a laser beam to measure the distance to the target, and Vidar can be used as an integral part of a surveillance or weapon system, for example in anti-aircraft…

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Saab Sharpens Radar Offer with New Business Unit

December 5, 2018 – Saab sharpens its radar offer with the new business unit Radar Solutions, which consolidates airborne and surface based radars into one single unit, headed by Lars Tossman. The current business units Airborne Surveillance Systems and Surface Radar Solutions, both within Saab’s business area Surveillance, will merge to become a single unit 2019. By merging the businesses, Saab aims to target market needs even further and maximize synergies within the operations. The new business unit will combine all activities for airborne, ground-based, naval and fighter radars, aligning…

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Saab announced as a Combat System Integration Partner for Australia’s Hunter Class Frigate

November 23, 2018 – Saab Australia has been selected by BAE Systems to be part of a team, including Lockheed Martin Australia, to deliver the combat system integration for the Hunter class frigate. This selection continues a long standing and successful partnership on defense projects in Australia and is an important first step in work that will endure for the life of the Hunter class frigate program. At this stage no contract has been signed. “The fact that BAE Systems Australia has selected Saab as partner is further proof of…

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Squadron 2020 Project Progresses towards Construction Phase

October 23, 2018 – The Defence Forces’ Logistics Command received a mandate from Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö to sign a Letter of Intent with Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC), defining the main principles and preconditions for the construction of the Squadron 2020 corvettes yesterday. The principles and conditions pertaining to the price of the vessels, financing schedule, division of responsibilities between the parties to the agreement and risk management were negotiated between the RMC and the Defence Forces’ Logistics Command. With the agreement reached, the actual contract for constructing the…

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Saab and Damen Submarine Targets Dutch Requirement

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – Saab and Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group have joined forces to develop an expeditionary submarine for the Netherland´s Walrus Replacement Program (WRES). The partnership was highlighted today in Paris during a joint press conference at the Euronaval international naval exhibition on the proposed Expeditionary Submarine. “Replacing the Walrus-class submarines requires a unique approach. Swedish modular submarine design and production techniques coupled with the Dutch shipbuilding tradition bring together the capabilities needed to deliver an assured operational capability”, said Gunnar Wieslander, Senior Vice President, head…

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Saab Launches Hypersonic Mode for Naval Radars

October 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – Saab strengthens its Sea Giraffe naval radar offer by introducing the Hypersonic Detection Mode, a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. Due to the radar horizon, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles travelling at greater speeds. With the emergence of threats in the high supersonic and even hypersonic speed ranges, this threat is getting even worse. Saab is offering a solution to this emerging challenge by introducing a Hypersonic Detection Mode (HDM). It will give…

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