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  • 2017

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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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
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