Saab Combat Management System Announced as Choice for Royal Australian Navy

Defence and security company Saab has been identified by the Australian government to provide the tactical interface to the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet of nine Future Frigates. The Saab 9LV Combat Management System would form an integral part of the Future Frigate and upgraded Air Warfare Destroyer combat capability as well as being selected for the Offshore Patrol Vessels. Over the last 30 years in Australia Saab has established a strong relationship with the Royal Australian Navy, delivering the combat management systems for the ANZAC class frigates, Canberra class…

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Sustaining the capability superiority of Collins

Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced today two projects to sustain the capability superiority of the Collins submarine fleet until its replacement by the future submarine. “The 2016 Defence White Paper makes it clear submarines are an essential part of Australia’s defense strategy and a powerful instrument for deterring conflict and contributing to anti-submarine warfare in our region,” Minister Payne said. “The Government is committed to continuing appropriate investments in the Collins class, including priority capability enhancements,…

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$148 million radar upgrade for Anzac Class Frigates

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today congratulated world leading Australian company CEA Technologies for winning a contract to upgrade the capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac class frigates. Minister Pyne visited CEA Technologies today at PACIFIC 2017 and said the contract valued at $148 million would see the production of new air search radar, known as the CEAFAR2-L, for the Anzac class frigates. The contract is part of the larger program that will modify the ships and integrate the radars that has a total value…

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MBDA Showcasing Missile System Capabilities at Pacific 2017

MBDA is pleased to announce its presence at Pacific 2017 held in Sydney from the 3rd to 5th of October. At the exposition MBDA will be displaying a number of major developments, not only aimed at maritime operations but also for land and air. With Australia looking for a new Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle under its Land 400 program, MBDA stands to offer the best Anti-Tank Guided Weapon (ATGW) available, MMP. MMP is the only fully qualified and proven fifth generation ATGW available, and MBDA has decided to use the opportunity…

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Saab at Pacific 2017

Defence and security company Saab will display its latest technologically advanced and innovative solutions in naval systems at the Pacific 2017 exhibition in Australia 3-5 October 2017. Saab’s naval showcase will feature at stand 1H10 in Hall 1 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. Saab welcomes visitors to its stand to see how ground breaking ideas for existing technology and pioneering innovations are developed for the naval market. On display, visitors will find a range of products and solutions from Australia and the company’s operations across the globe. “Asia Pacific…

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