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  • 2017

  • Protecting the marine environment around the Great Barrier Reef is a huge task. Here’s how we do our bit with the vessel traffic management information system (VTMIS).

    As one of the wonders of the natural world, many consider the Great Barrier Reef one of the Earth’s most beautiful places. The marine environment in the area is extremely sensitive and with around 4000 commercial vessels passing every year, it is important for the vessel services operators working onshore to keep track of the traffic at all times. That’s where Saab comes in.

     
  • Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions will deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport.

    Saab’s digital air traffic control system is becoming part of the world-leading aerospace research facilities at Cranfield University in the UK. A digital tower will be installed at Cranfield Airport, which the university owns and runs.

     
  • The brain of the RBS15 missile

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    Adverse weather, civilian vessels and a widening conflict scenario – the challenges facing forces in the littoral environment are increasingly complex. In response to this, we have developed the RBS15 anti-ship missile. Equipped with a true all-weather target seeker, and operational from sea, land and air, it empowers forces to strike with confidence – whatever gets thrown at them.

     
  • Join Saab at Dubai Airshow 2017

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    Our ground-breaking products on display at this year's Dubai Airshow 12-16 November include GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System, Swordfish MPA and ground-based air surveillance radar Giraffe 4A, as well as our air traffic mangement solutions.

     
  • Truly intelligent interfaces

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    Short reaction times between the detection of threats and their engagement are essential when operating in archipelago environments. Saab’s intelligent command and control systems give operators valuable seconds to make the right decision or can fully automate the entire engagement to defeat high intensity threats.

     
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  • Advanced innovation detected

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    Henrik Holter

    The 2017 Saab Innovation Prize has gone to Dr. Henrik Holter for his invention of a new phased array antenna, which is central to the electronic warfare system of Gripen E.

     
  • Efficient and Superior Soldier in the Field

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    Today’s soldiers are facing complex and shifting tasks and scenarios in an environment that constantly changes. Flexibility and readiness for different assignments becomes increasingly critical to mission success. By utilizing modern technology for soldier systems soldiers are supported in conducting their task.

     
  • For mobile forces out in the battlefield, air situational awareness is critical. The threat can consist of rockets, mortar, unmanned aerial systems, missiles or asymmetric attacks from terrorist groups. Saab’s lightweight, compact Giraffe 1X can be handled by one single operator.

    For mobile forces out in the battlefield, air situational awareness is critical. The threat can consist of rockets, mortar, unmanned aerial systems, missiles or asymmetric attacks from terrorist groups. Saab’s lightweight, compact Giraffe 1X can be handled by one single operator.

     
  • Making the light infantry even lighter

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    With threat scenarios becoming more and more complex, today’s light infantry needs to be more flexible and more manoeuvrable.

     
  • Small diameter, big impact

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    Thor 120mm

    With mortars increasingly replacing artillery in the modern battlefield, combat battalions have been searching for greater fire power. THOR 120mm mortar ammunition closes the capability gap, delivering an effect comparable to a 155mm artillery shell.

     
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