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  • 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.

     
  • 5 facts about SAFE

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    SAFE (Situational Awareness for Enhanced Security) is an open-integration software platform for mission-critical operations. Used in command and control rooms at places like airports, prisons, traffic control and emergency response centres, it is known to improve workflows and create more efficient processes while increasing security and safety. Learn more about SAFE from the following facts.

     
  • Shot Counter for Carl-Gustaf M4 – what is it?

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    The new shoulder-fired weapon system launched in 2014, Carl-Gustaf M4, is equipped with many new and unique features which will enhance the capability of soldiers on the battlefield. One of these is the shot counter.

     
  • Adding up the parts – A26

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    Building the next generation of submarines is best described as putting together a giant high-tech puzzle. Thanks to modular based design and building, the A26 will be one of the world’s most flexible, cost efficient and future-proof submarines.

    Building the next generation of submarines is best described as putting together a giant high-tech puzzle. Thanks to modular based design and building, the A26 will be one of the world's most flexible, cost efficient and future-proof submarines.

     
  • Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

    Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

     
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  • Less weight more anti-tank

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    The Next generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW) answers the call to the modern battlefield. Light enough to be operated by a single operator and effective over a range of between 20 and 800 meters the system has awesome tank busting ability.

     
  • More Research on Maritime Robotics

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    A Swedish Maritime Robotics Center (SMaRC) has been established to research and develop the underwater systems of tomorrow.  Kockums and Dynamics, together with key partners from the academic, industrial and public sector, will work together to advance technology within the business area of underwater systems. The benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration are many.    

     

    A Swedish Maritime Robotics Center (SMaRC) has been established to research and develop the underwater systems of tomorrow.  Kockums and Dynamics, together with key partners from the academic, industrial and public sector, will work together to advance technology within the business area of underwater systems. The benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration are many.

     
  • A torpedo for tomorrow’s needs

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    With naval warfare rapidly evolving, today's armed forces need torpedoes that are both easy to control and highly adaptable. A new torpedo system being developed in the Baltic Sea addresses these key challenges.

     
  • Mobility key to modern air defence

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    With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defence (GBAD). What’s needed are short-range air defence systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

     
  • Saab Submarine Sail Now in Roundabout

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    Saab business unit Kockums has created an exact replica of the sail to a submarine class Näcken. The sail is a gift to the municipality of Karlskrona that now decorates a roundabout at European route 20 passing the city.

     

    Saab business unit Kockums has created an exact replica of the sail to a submarine class Näcken. The sail is a gift to the municipality of Karlskrona that now decorates a roundabout at European route 20 passing the city. The construction process has allowed Saab’s engineers to calibrate and improve the design process called Model Based Development (MBD). MBD facilitates the production phase in complex projects and opens for increased precision and effectivity in future ship building projects.     

     
  • Designed with soldiers in mind

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    With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

    With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

     
  • Really advanced dinner logistics

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    More than ninety per cent of the goods transports in the world are shipped. That means that many of the things on our dinner tables, in our homes and in our workplaces arrived by boat. And perhaps these were offloaded in a port near you.

    More than ninety per cent of the goods transports in the world are shipped. That means that many of the things on our dinner tables, in our homes and in our workplaces arrived by boat. And perhaps these were offloaded in a port near you.

     
  • 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.

     
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