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  • A family affair

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    With a connection to Saab’s Giraffe radar stretching back 30 years, Peter Andersson is well placed to talk about the advantages of the system.

    With a connection to Saab’s Giraffe radar stretching back 30 years, Peter Andersson is well placed to talk about the advantages of the system.

     
  • Gripen’s lair at the hart of NATO

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    The Czech Gripen fleet has been over a decade in service. The outstanding performance of the system, as demonstrated during NATO exercises and deployments, has increased interest from other Central European countries.

    The Czech Gripen fleet has been over a decade in service. The outstanding performance of the system, as demonstrated during NATO exercises and deployments, has increased interest from other Central European countries.

     
  • Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is not only a capability. It’s a very special skill with knowledge and experience built up over decades. These skills were almost lost, almost forgotten about – due to the Post-Cold War draw down of submarines, and the focus on land campaigns. For a period during the mid-late 2000’s it seemed that the maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) was a dying capability. Fast forward almost a decade and things couldn’t be more different.

    Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is not only a capability. It’s a very special skill with knowledge and experience built up over decades. These skills were almost lost, almost forgotten about – due to the Post-Cold War draw down of submarines, and the focus on land campaigns. For a period during the mid-late 2000’s it seemed that the maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) was a dying capability. Fast forward almost a decade and things couldn’t be more different.

     
  • In a crisis scenario you need to see more. You need to see beyond the horizon, extend it, to be able to cover vast areas quickly. You need to overcome the challenge of the earth’s curvature, to detect, to identify and to timely issue the correct orders.

    In a crisis scenario you need to see more. You need to see beyond the horizon, extend it, to be able to cover vast areas quickly. You need to overcome the challenge of the earth’s curvature, to detect, to identify and to timely issue the correct orders.

     
  • Join Saab at Dubai Airshow 2017

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    Saab's ground-breaking products on display at this year's Dubai Airshow 12-16 November include GlobalEye, Swordfish MPA and ground-based air surveillance radar Giraffe 4A, as well aair traffic management solutions. Gripen C will also form part of the flying air display and static aircraft display. Meet us at Stand 540.

     
  • Interview with Karin Josefsson

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    “Often I try to highlight capable women, so they’re on people’s radars when jobs open up.” So wrote Karin Josefsson in her submission to Universum’s Female Role Model of the Year Award this autumn.

    “Often I try to highlight capable women, so they’re on people’s radars when jobs open up.” So wrote Karin Josefsson in her submission to Universum’s Female Role Model of the Year Award this autumn.

     
  • Join Saab at Defense & Security 2017

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    Meet Saab at this year’s Defense & Security, 6–9 November in Bangkok, Thailand. At the exhibition Saab will showcase our ground breaking products, services and solutions – including Gripen the smart fighter, Airborne Surveillance and the 9AIR C4I family.

     
  • A true servant for many more years to come

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    Using the expression “a true servant” is not an exaggeration when it comes to describing the SK 60 trainer aircraft. The Saab produced aircraft has been in the air for over 50 years and has served in active duty within the Swedish Armed Forces since 1967.

     
  • Constant protection for an entire nation

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    The Republic of Korea’s army uses Arthur, Saab’s radar system for locating artillery. Saab’s employees are on-site to support the local military personnel.

    Situated just 6 km south of South Korea’s Demilitarized Zone, Saab’s Arthur weapon-locating system and the team that supports it are responsible for protecting an entire nation.

     
  • 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.

     
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