Saab has won a contract to deliver a high fidelity laser-based Tactical Engagement Simulation System to New Zealand Army.
The Saab has received the first contract under five year agreement that it had signed with New Zealand Army. This initial order will provide the army with technically advanced training system.
“We look forward to work closely with the New Zealand Army to enhance its training outcomes. We are proud to deliver this significant training system to the New Zealand Army, which will now lead the region in the employment of advanced laser-based tactical engagement systems to support training,” Saab Australasia Head of Training and Simulation, Inger Lawes said.
“With this agreement and order for training systems, the New Zealand Army will have a live training system that will improve their training capability. We deliver a modern system that enables a wide range of training scenarios and the highest realism. This order further strengthens our market position within this field”, says Åsa Thegström, head of business unit Training & Simulation within business area Dynamics.
The New Zealand Government has approved the purchase of a new naval tanker for its Defence Force for $493 million which will be ice-strengthened and winterised for operations in Antarctica. The project will support a full range of NZDF deployments, including maritime sustainment and humanitarian and disaster relief operations, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee said
CAE has commenced the provision of maintenance and support services on the New Zealand Defence Force's (NZDF) SH-2G(I) helicopter synthetic training devices. The company announced at the New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) annual forum Tuesday that the NZDF recently re-commissioned a SH-2G(I) Full-Mission Flight Simulator (FMFS), which was acquired as part of the acquisition of ten SH-2G(I) helicopters
New Zealand Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee launched the Defence Capability Plan 2016, detailing the NZ$20 billion investment in capability needed out to 2030. According to the plan, “Since then the government has agreed to the procurement of an ice-strengthened naval tanker and high mobility vehicles for the Special Air Service,” Brownlee said
Saab has acquired Denmarks Nordic Defence Industries (NDI) that manufactures mine disposal charge systems for the naval defense industry. “With the acquisition, our regional footprint will be strengthened as well as our role as a global supplier of Mine Counter Measure solutions,” said Görgen Johansson, head of business area Dynamics in a statement Tuesday
Saab has offered to co-produce the latest Gallium Nitride AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) radar with the Indian defence firms with full technology transfer. “Saab as a radar supplier will offer and transfer the highest technology level for the fighter jets,” Lars Tossman, Vice-President and Head of business unit Airborne Surveillance, Saab was quoted as saying by
The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to Supacat, to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) for the New Zealand Defence Forces. Supacat is also in the process of agreeing a long term support contract with the New Zealand Defence Force to support the new fleet, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Saab has signed a two-year agreement with General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military Academy of Land Forces in Wroclaw (WSOWL), Poland, to deliver a high fidelity Tactical Engagement Simulation System (TESS). This initial order will provide the future officers with training system, which offers interoperability options within NATO and beyond, the company said in a statement Friday
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