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  • With the launch of GlobalEye just over a year ago and an order from the UAE for Saab’s Swing Role Surveillance System (SRSS), Ann Kullberg, Saab’s head of marketing within airborne surveillance, looks back at developments.

     
  • Very short range. Very effective.

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    Cost-effective to operate and requiring minimal manning, very short range air defence (VSHORAD) systems fill the defence gaps left by longer range systems.

    Cost-effective to operate and requiring minimal manning, very short range air defence (VSHORAD) systems fill the defence gaps left by longer range systems.

     
  • Ground-based control of the skies

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    With the number of aerial threats growing rapidly, effective ground-based air defence (GBAD) is more important than ever. Used either alone or in concert with fighter aircraft, Saab’s GBAD solutions help armed-forces to gain mastery of the sky.

    With the number of aerial threats growing rapidly, effective ground-based air defence (GBAD) is more important than ever. Used either alone or in concert with fighter aircraft, Saab’s GBAD solutions help armed-forces to gain mastery of the sky.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Five things you didn’t know about RBS15

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    The RBS15 is known in defence circles as the world’s leading anti-ship missile. Carrying a 200-kilogram warhead, it can be launched from multiple platforms including trucks, aircraft and ships, and it allows for true fire-and-forget operability in all weather conditions. But how well do you really know the RBS15? The following facts might surprise you.

    The RBS15 Mk3 is known in defence circles as the world’s leading anti-ship missile. Carrying a 200-kilogram warhead, it can be launched from multiple platforms including trucks, aircraft and ships, and it allows for true fire-and-forget operability in all weather conditions. But how well do you really know the RBS15? The following facts might surprise you.

     
  • The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were the first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. After ten years’ development work this innovative system is now going international.

    The Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider (LFV) and Saab were the first in the world to put remote air traffic control towers into operation. After ten years’ development work this innovative system is now going international.

     
  • Why we share 80 years of fighter jet know-how

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    The revolutionary thinking behind the Gripen programme has once more ensured Saab’s delivery of one of the world’s most advanced fighters. Gripen E is a fighter not only fit for purpose today but ready and adaptable for events beyond tomorrow’s horizon.

     
  • My First Year as a Manager at Saab

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    Maria Sandberg has been involved in aviation, in
    one way or another, for most of her life. She is a pilot and is certified in both civil and military aviation. "I want to take part in decisions, help to find the way forward and get the team there. That was probably what attracted me to becoming a manager," says Maria.



    Maria Sandberg has been involved in aviation, in
    one way or another, for most of her life. She is a pilot and is certified in both civil and military aviation. "I want to take part in decisions, help to find the way forward and get the team there. That was probably what attracted me to becoming a manager," says Maria.

     
  • Living the childhood dream

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    On December 20 last year, the first of two T-X military trainer aircraft from Boeing and Saab made its maiden flight in St Louis, USA. Recently, Saab’s test pilot Richard Ljungberg flew the aircraft for the first time.

    On December 20 last year, the first of two T-X military trainer aircraft from Boeing and Saab made its maiden flight in St Louis, USA. Recently, Saab’s test pilot Richard Ljungberg flew the aircraft for the first time.

     
  • 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.

     
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