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  • 2017

  • Giving your training the edge

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    With the number of military submarines in use set to grow over the coming years, effective anti-submarine warfare measures are an essential part of national defence. Saab has drawn on decades of experience in area to provide a cost-effective training tool.

     
  • With navies around the world upgrading their submarine programs, effective anti-submarine warfare measures are also needed. Saab’s AUV62-AT acoustic target provides a flexible and cost-effective way of training crews, without the need for an actual submarine.

     
  • 2016

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  • Smart from the start

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    Smart has become synonymous with Gripen, we take a look to see just how this has happened.

    Smart has become synonymous with Gripen, we take a look to see just how this has happened.

     
  • Two years ago the Carl-Gustaf M4 was launched at the Association of the U.S. Army exhibition (AUSA) in Washington D.C. Now four customers have signed contracts on the system. How could a new system generate an interest like that in such a short time?

     
  • The Saab-KTH Aerospace Scholarship

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    At the end of 2014, in partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Saab presented a student with a scholarship to undertake a master’s degree in Aerospace – to commence in the autumn of 2015. The winner, Nishita Vegi from India, became the inaugural recipient of the Saab-KTH Scholarship. This spring, the second winner was announced – Harianas Dewang from Indonesia. Both are currently studying at KTH.

    At the end of 2014, in partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Saab presented a student with a scholarship to undertake a master’s degree in Aerospace – to commence in the autumn of 2015. The winner, Nishita Vegi from India, became the inaugural recipient of the Saab-KTH Scholarship. This spring, the second winner was announced – Harianas Dewang from Indonesia. Both are currently studying at KTH.

     
  • The Swedish Armed Forces have not operated the anti-ship missile RBS15 in a coastal battery configuration since 2000 when it was disbanded due to budget cuts. But time changes.

     
  • Interactive training harness

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    Saab’s Personnel Detection Device allows training units to interact with and support individual soldiers during exercises.

     
  • For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

    For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

     
  • When the Brazilian Federal Government signed the agreement with Saab covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG, the contract also included a technology transfer programme. The aim with the programme is to provide the Brazilian aerospace industry with the technology and knowledge needed to maintain and develop Gripen for Brazil. A key milestone in the programme is the opening of the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Brazil.

     
  • Model based development leads the way

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    Since the unveiling of Gripen E in May 2016, the programme has seen great progress. Validation and verification activities such as tests in rigs and simulators have been performed and the ground test period is in full swing. The way model based development has been approached has been successful. "Power on" and engine starts are just two examples of important milestones that has been accomplished during the last months.

    Since the unveiling of Gripen E in May 2016, the programme has seen great progress. Validation and verification activities such as tests in rigs and simulators have been performed and the ground test period is in full swing. The way model based development has been implemented, has been successful. "Power on" and engine starts are just two examples of important milestones that has been accomplished during the last months.

     
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