Under the contract Saab will provide support for the range of systems forming the GBAD and CRAM solutions, including the Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) radars and RBS-70 very short-range air defence weapon system. The contract value is approximately SEK 184 million.
“Long-term, top-class support is key to our offer and we look forward to continuing to help strengthen Australia’s GBAD and C-RAM capability with our expertise in complex integrated systems”, says Anders Carp, head of Saab’s business area Surveillance.
The support program will include the Mode 5 Identify Friend or Foe (IFF) capability that has been recently integrated by Saab Australia into the RBS 70 Air Defence System, including the RBS-70 missile firing posts, TaCCS and Giraffe AMB radar. This world leading capability ensures that the Australian Army’s air defence system is able to deploy into a coalition environment and significantly reduces the risk of misidentification of aircraft.
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