Saab At Expodefensa 2015

Defence and security company Saab will attend the fifth Expodefensa in Bogota, Colombia from 30 November to 2 December 2015.

At Expodefensa 2015 Saab is proud to present its wide range of systems and solutions for the air, land and sea domains. Saab’s trusted and reliable products are backed by a unique mix of high technology, proven effectiveness and lower costs.

“Saab is a world-leading aerospace and defence technology company and part of the largest industrial group in Sweden. We have a proven track record in solutions that matter to customers in Latin America; in fighter aircraft, airborne early warning, ground combat, training and simulation, surface-based radars, electronic warfare, to just give a few examples,” says Bo Torrestedt, Head of Saab Latin America. “We help safeguard people and societies in Latin America, solving real problems and threats in the region.”

Saab’s broad portfolio of reliable, cost-efficient and high technology products and systems for air, land and sea will be showcased at Expodefensa, including:

Gripen: The globally interoperable multi-role fighter capable of undertaking the full range of air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, including specialist roles such as intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance and electronic warfare. Gripen is easily deployable, with a very low maintenance and support footprint coupled with high reliability.

Erieye: Airborne early warning system for long-range surveillance and control. Erieye monitors airspace, borders and sea lanes to provide national security and assist in law-enforcement missions such as anti-smuggling, anti-piracy and protection of national resources.

RBS 70 NG: Very short-range air defence missile system to provide protection from 250 m out to 9 km for ground forces against airborne threats. The system is portable, easy to set up and operate, and provides 24-hour coverage in all climates.

BAMSE: A short-to medium-range ground based air defence missile system, designed to operate independently or in coordination with a complete defence network.

Giraffe: Surface based radar supporting ground and naval forces with a range of advanced air defence, air surveillance, weapons location and sense-and-warn capabilities. Different radar variants are tailored to different applications. Giraffe is famed for its minimal physical footprint and designed for mobility.

IDAS and ESTL: Electronic warfare systems providing protection for aircraft in diverse threat scenario, featuring intelligent sensors that react rapidly to detect and counter approaching missiles.

Expodefensa 2015 will take place at Corferias business and exhibition centre of Bogotá, from 30 November to 2 December 2015.

Please visit Saab at stand 429A, pavilion 11-16.

For further information, please contact:

Saab Press Centre,

+46 (0)734 180 018,

presscentre@saabgroup.com

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Jimeno Acevedo Restrepo & Asociados S.A.

(57-1) 621 5260

asoto@jimenoacevedo.com

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