Saab at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Saab will be at the Farnborough International Airshow, England 16-21 July with the exciting Saab Experience showroom (stand OE14). Visitors can see, hear and experience how our combination of innovative thinking, in-depth knowledge and design provide smarter solutions that keep people and society safe. A full scale Gripen E replica will be on display alongside the new RBS15 Gungnir anti-ship missile system, which is being unveiled at Farnborough. Inside, visitors can experience the Gripen E flight demonstrator whilst other demo stations focus on fighting the air battle with electronic warfare,…

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Saab Australia Congratulates BAE Systems Australia on Future Frigate Selection

Saab Australia congratulates BAE Systems Australia on being selected to deliver Australia’s next generation warships under the Future Frigate program. Saab Australia and BAE Systems Australia have enjoyed a long and successful collaboration on many naval programs, including the highly successful ANZAC frigate, and we now look forward to continuing our close working relationship on this major project. It was announced in October 2017 that Saab Australia would develop and supply the tactical interface for the nine new ships being built under the Future Frigate program. “The combination of BAE…

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Saab Receives Order for Naval Radars

Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. The work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019. The contract also includes options for more than 10 additional Sea Giraffe AMB. “This order is further proof of the Sea Giraffe family’s strong market position. Our radar’s proven reliability in combination with state-of-the-art technology and compact design is unique on the market”, says Anders Carp, head of Saab’s business area…

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Saab Shows Full Scale Model of the SLWT Torpedo at UDT 2018

Saab will be exhibiting at the Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exhibition and conference which takes place 26-28 June at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow. During UDT Saab will showcase the latest products in the underwater segment, including a full size model of the new light weight torpedo (SLWT). The main focus for Saab during UDT will be the SLWT torpedo with a full size model as well as a new animation and a 360 degree VR-video. Saab continues the development of the new light weight torpedo system…

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US to Export Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB Radar in Foreign Military Sales Deal

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar system to the US Navy (USN) for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) deal between the US and the Philippines. The Sea Giraffe AMB (designated as AN/SPS-77 by the USN) will be installed on two Philippine Navy frigates: BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), both former US Coast Guard Hamilton-class cutters. The sale also includes Saab’s 9LV for radar control and display for enhanced situational awareness. “With Sea Giraffe AMB currently part of three separate US Navy programmes,…

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Record number of applicants for defence industry jobs

Saab Australia has reported a record number of applicants during a recent recruitment drive. This further highlights the effectiveness of the Turnbull Government’s policy to attract people to the growing defence industry, the burgeoning work force behind the Australian Defence Force. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the Adelaide-based company’s latest graduate recruitment round was a huge success. “Saab has advised more than 260 applications were received, which shows growing confidence in the defence industry sector and the careers on offer,” Minister Pyne said. “This is…

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Saab Technology Features in Royal Navy led Information Warfare Exercise

Saab has contributed two innovations systems to the UK’s second-ever Information Warrior exercise. Saab’s 9LV Combat Management System (CMS) and TactiCall Integrated Communication System (ICS) were successfully used in the Information Warrior 18 (IW18) event, which was led by the Royal Navy and industry. The exercise was held at Royal Marine Barracks Stonehouse and British multinational defence technology company QinetiQ’s Portsdown Technology Park and aimed to drive the future development of warfare capabilities, focusing on the computerised side of modern warfare. “IW18 has more than simply benchmarked current capability to…

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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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