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  • 2017

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  • Short term gains – long term security

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    Dealing with everyday maritime security threats like pirates, while ensuring long-term military security, is a challenge in South East Asia’s littoral areas.  We explore how cost-effective, lightweight surveillance equipment adapted for use on offshore patrol vessels can make a difference day-to-day as well as in the long term, should military conflicts arise.

    Dealing with everyday maritime security threats like pirates, while ensuring long-term military security, is a challenge in South East Asia’s littoral areas.  We explore how cost-effective, lightweight surveillance equipment adapted for use on offshore patrol vessels can make a difference day-to-day as well as in the long term, should military conflicts arise.

     
  • The individual, a soldier or a commanding officer, is the centrepiece in a modern force. And consequently, in all modern training too. Live training is all about experience the elements of combat, in advance.

    The individual, a soldier or a commanding officer, is the centrepiece in a modern force. And consequently, in all modern training too. Live training is all about experience the elements of combat, in advance.

     
  • 'Thanks for delaying our flight'

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    ‘It’s like a deli counter – everyone waits their turn and gets served sooner’. Rob, a member of Saab's ATM team, talks about an encounter with a fellow passenger onboard an airplane.

    ‘It’s like a deli counter – everyone waits their turn and gets served sooner’. Rob, a member of Saab's ATM team, talks about an encounter with a fellow passenger onboard an airplane.

     
  • The power of concealment

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    Having the ability to conceal armed forces in the field provides major tactical advantages. When keeping troops and assets safe from attack by the enemy, concealment allows them to draw close enough to launch their own highly effective attacks.

     
  • Finding the needle in the haystack

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    Radar needs to constantly evolve to address new challenges that arise. Here we take a look at how modern radar deals with three tricky problems: stealth, birds, and jammed environments.

     
  • A solution for home and away

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    Saab’s transportable aircraft hangars and maintenance containers have proven their worth time and again on the frontline of conflicts. The next generation Deployable Aircraft Maintenance (DAM) facility is also ideal for domestic use, offering the strength and durability of a fixed facility at a fraction of the cost

     
  • As the RBS15 was developed to help defend the small and neutral Sweden, with a strategic location and very close proximity to potential aggressors, it is perfectly suited to any country in the Baltic region.

    As the RBS15 was developed to help defend the small and neutral Sweden, with a strategic location and very close proximity to potential aggressors, it is perfectly suited to any country in the Baltic region.

     
  • Industrial cooperation a win-win solution

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    Several of Saab’s larger deals include long-term industrial cooperations with customer countries. The goal is to create good value for both parties.

    Several of Saab’s larger deals include long-term industrial cooperations with customer countries. The goal is to create good value for both parties.

     
  • Arboga, Sweden. Saab’s deliveries to Brazil go way beyond the Gripen fighters. Even before the multirole fighter takes to the skies, the technical and cultural exchange between the two countries is already intense. Since January 2017, engineers from AEL Sistemas have been in Arboga to learn in detail the concept developed by Saab for the automatic test equipment(ATE) and for maintaining the avionics units on the aircraft.

     
  • In Latin America’s remote jungles there is an ongoing struggle between public authorities and drugs cartels. Cocaine labs and landing strips for small, light aircraft are easy to hide in the lush greenery and they are also easy to move. Authorities face a huge challenge detecting these, and that’s where the Swedish airborne surveillance solutions from Saab can contribute.

     
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