Saab Receives Order for Australian OPV Situational Awareness System

Saab has received a contract from Luerssen Australia for the Situational Awareness System (SAS) for the Royal Australian Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). The contract is expected to run over the 12 year OPV shipbuilding programme, which will see the delivery of 12 new ships. In addition to the SAS, which is based on Saab Australia’s 9LV Combat Management System, the OPV will be fitted with Saab’s EOS 500 (electro-optical fire control director). “Saab Australia is pleased to receive this order from Luerssen Australia. This is also an important…

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Anti-Ship Missile Development at Saab Technology Centre in Tampere

Saab newly established development centre Saab Technology Center (STC) in Tampere, Finland, is used for development of the Swedish Armed Forces next generation RBS15 anti-ship missile system. In 2017 the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, placed an order for the development of the Swedish Armed Forces next generation anti-ship missile system. Since the beginning of the development program, Saab has used its newly inaugurated development centre, STC, in Tampere, Finland, for development of vital parts to the new missile system. The development in Tampere is currently focused on microwave technology…

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Saab at Defexpo India 2018

Saab will attend India’s Defexpo Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition, at Tiruvidanthal, Kancheepuram district, Chennai, from 11-14 April 2018. Saab will be present with a wide portfolio of products and systems from the air, land and sea domains. Please visit us in Hall 3, Stand 2.1A. As part of Saab’s continuing commitment to team up with India for its defence and security needs, and the development of a world-class Indian defence industry, Saab is proud to be a part of Defexpo 2018. Saab has always been a…

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Saab to Deliver Updated Ship Control System for Collins Class Submarines

Saab has signed a contract with ASC for supply of an updated Integrated Ship Control Management and Monitoring System (ISCMMS) for four Royal Australian Navy Collins class submarines. The contract value is AUD 24.2 million (150 MSEK). ISCMMS provides maneuvering and fully integrated ship management of propulsion, trim, power generation and ship services. Deliverables under the contract include updated hardware and spares that addresses obsolescence issues and maintains regional superiority edge for the Australian submarines. “Saab Australia carried out design, software and hardware development work for the updated ISCMMS during…

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Steel Cutting Ceremony for Swedish Navy’s SIGINT ship at Nauta Shipyard

The Polish Nauta Shipyard has today cut the first steel for the Swedish Navy’s SIGINT ship, officially beginning the production phase of the vessel. The ceremony was also attended by officials from Saab, the Swedish defence group, which awarded the ship construction contract to the Nauta Shipyard, a part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), in 2017. This important milestone is fully in line with the project schedule for the special purpose ship, which is to be built in Poland and fitted out in Sweden for delivery to the Swedish…

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Saab Provides Swedish Navy With Additional Trackfire RWS Systems

Saab has received an additional order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding Trackfire Remote Weapon Station (RWS) for the Royal Swedish Navy. Trackfire RWS will be installed on the new Combat Boat 90 (Strb90 HSM) used by the navy’s amphibian forces. This order is further proof that the Swedish customer continues to trust Saab and our products. Trackfire RWS is a flexible system with very high precision and performance, says Anders Carp, Senior Vice President and Head of Saab’s business area Surveillance. This is an addition to a…

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Saab Receives Order for Sustainment of ANZAC Frigates

Saab has received an order from the Australian Government under the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) that will see the continuation of sustainment for Navy’s ANZAC-class frigates. WAMA is a strategic partnership which includes Saab Australia, BAE Systems Australia Defence and Naval Ship Management Australia. This five-year follow-on programme is a continuation of the ongoing framework sustainment agreement that covers the ANZAC-class frigates, shore support and training facilities through the remaining life of the capability. Saab Australia has been supporting the ANZAC-class frigates for 20 years and, under the sustainment…

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Saab Provides Tactical Data Links to Swedish Navy

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish Navy. The total order value is SEK 148 million. The Navy platforms will be upgraded with data links such as L16 and L22.This enables closer co-operation and communication with other nations at sea during missions. Saab 9LV Combat Management System (CMS) will be upgraded as part of the deliveries. “The integration of the Tactical Data Links into the Saab 9LV CMS on board the Navy’s surface warfare vessels will…

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Swordfish Redefines Tomorrow’s Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) brings a new level of operational confidence to the global MPA market. The winning combination of Bombardier’s Global 6000 ultra-long-range aircraft, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada’s acoustics processor and Saab’s pedigree in total airborne surveillance solutions, ensures a new era in maritime air power. Saab’s Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft is a strategic, multi-role ISR system that redefines air power in the maritime domain. No other MPA on the market delivers such a high level of mission performance in such an adaptable and sustainable package. With…

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Saab at Singapore Airshow 2018

Saab will exhibit at the Singapore Airshow, from 6 to 11 February 2018. Saab will display its world-leading air defense and surveillance product line-up, including the Gripen fighter, Swordfish MPA, GlobalEye AEW&C, RBS 70 NG air defense system and Giraffe 1X radar. Please visit us at stand D11. The Asia Pacific region, with Singapore as a hub, is a dynamic and fast-growing market where Saab is pursuing opportunities across all of its product domains. At the Singapore Airshow 2018 Saab will demonstrate how in today’s complex and turbulent world, Saab’s…

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Saab is a key partner in EU unmanned maritime situational awareness project

Defence and security company Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020. The project will demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. OCEAN2020 came out as the winning proposal under the EU Preparatory Action on Defence Research programme. The competitive selection was conducted by the European Defence Agency and will be contracted in the coming weeks. The project consists of a consortium representing 15 EU Member States, lead by Leonardo. During 2018-2020 two live demonstrations will be arranged. The…

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U.S. Navy to Evaluate Anti-Submarine Warfare Training System

Defence and security company Saab will demonstrate its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system, the AUV62-AT, for the U.S. Navy (USN). The AUV62-AT is an artificial acoustic system that mimics a submarine. The USN will evaluate Saab’s AUV62-AT against USN systems through the Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) Program. The demonstration is planned for summer 2018, with an option to continue testing into 2019. The USN is investigating a replacement to its current ASW training system for its Undersea Warfare Training Range. “With submarine usage on the rise, anti-submarine warfare training is…

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Saab Selected as Major Supplier for Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Program

Defence and security company Saab has been contracted by Patria as one of the major suppliers across the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. Patria has the prime role for the total programme, which includes refurbishment and upgrade of four Hamina-class fast attack crafts. Saab’s order value amounts to approximately SEK 960 million with deliveries starting from 2018. Saab will supply the 9LV Combat Management System (CMS), the 9LV Fire Control System (FCS) including the Ceros 200 fire control director and the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station (RWS). Patria has…

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Saab Signs Contract for Deliveries of New Lightweight Torpedo to the Finnish Navy

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract for production and deliveries of Saab´s New Lightweight Torpedo to the Finnish Navy. The contract signed is part of the Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Programme (SQ2000 MLU) of the Finnish Navy´s four Hamina fast attack crafts (FAC) as described in separate Saab press release. Saab has been selected as a major supplier for the Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. The Squadron 2000 upgrade will ensure and develop the mission capability of the Finnish Navy. Included in the contract are…

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Saab Offers Fixed Face Configuration of Sea Giraffe 4A

Defence and security company Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saab’s existing and delivered active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar family. The radar is a derivative of Saab’s well-proven family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar performance, the sensor’s low top-weight adds flexibility which means the radar can be installed on many new naval platforms. “Many naval customers require surveillance radars in a fixed faced configuration, primarily for their principal surface combatants. With the new Sea Giraffe…

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