Saab has won a Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) contract to develop and maintain the Armed Forces’ artillery and weapon locating capability. The order includes Saab’s Giraffe 4A multi-function radar and life extension of the artillery locating system Arthur.
Deliveries of the modern ground-based multi-function system Giraffe 4A and the life extension of Arthur will create conditions for the Armed Forces’ long-range surveillance capability in the long term and give the defence new possibilities to handle existing and future threats, Saab said in a statement Wednesday.
Giraffe 4A is a multi-function radar that gives the user a range of capabilities, one system can be used for air surveillance and air defence as well as warning and artillery locating tasks. It is a digital multi-channel system featuring Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology based on gallium nitride (GaN).
The work will take place at Saab in Gothenburg with deliveries from 2019, the company said.
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Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system to the Slovenian Armed Forces. Deliveries will take place during 2018-2020
Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to provide its communications system for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast Guards three newly ordered vessels with Saabs complete Integrated Communication System, TactiCall, consisting of both internal and external communication
Saab has won a $40 million contract to supply Czech Republic with RBS 70 Next Generation (NG) Very Short-range Air Defense (VSHORAD) man-portable air defence system. The order includes integration with Czech Air Defence, test equipment and training
Saab has won a contract to provide Vidar, a laser rangefinder Situational Awareness System for Australias new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels. “It is in production and will be delivered for Australias new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels as a part of the 9LV-based Situational Awareness System”, said Anders Carp, head of Saab business area surveillance Friday
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