Saab has signed a SEK3.2 billion ($354 million) contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for the development and production of the next generation anti-ship missile system.
The deliveries will take place during the period 2017-2026. The contract signed is a development programme of an anti-ship missile system in both air-launched and ship-launched configurations. The next generation anti-ship missile system will be integrated on the new Gripen E fighters and in the Visby class corvettes, the company said in a statement last Friday.
The missile system has an improved combat range, an upgraded target seeker, and a lower mass compared to the earlier system. It also has an ability to combat a wide spectrum of naval and land-based targets, an all-weather capability and a new design enabling future growth potential.
The RBS15 missile family is jointly produced by Saab and Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG.
Saab has begun the development of two-seat version of Gripen NG fighter jet in Brazil with extended cooperation from a number of Brazilian companies. The new developments included an announcement on the first aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force Saab made the announcement at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition Tuesday
Saab has signed a framework agreement with Denmark and Norway under a joint procurement process for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The agreements allow the two countries to place orders for camouflage systems over a four year contract period
Saab has been selected by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) and latest generation Multilateration System at Singapore Changi Airport. Saab will provide an upgrade to the existing 8-year old A-SMGCS system at Changi Airport
Saab has won a contract worth SEK 375 million from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to provide operational and development support for Gripen during 2017. The order includes the operation of rigs, simulators and test aircraft for the verification and validation of the Gripen C/D and Gripen E fighter aircraft systems, plus operational support for Gripen C/D
Saab has received an order from an undisclosed customer for its new AT4 CS ER (Confined Space Extended Range) and the AT4 CS HP (Confined Space High Penetration) weapon systems. The new AT4 CS ER takes the well-proven anti-armour capability of the AT4 family and extends the effective range to 600 m
Saab has received an order valued at SEK 148 million from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide Multi Tactical Data Links to the Swedish Navy. The Navy platforms will be upgraded with data links such as L16 and L22
Saab has received a contract worth SEK1.35 billion (US$ 153 million) from an unnamed customer for its Airborne Early Warning and Control system (AEW&C)
Saab has been awarded SEK 500 million (US$ 56m) contract from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to provide additional anti-ship missiles. Deliveries will begin in the mid-2020s
Saab has received an order from the Naval Port Gdynia, Poland, for the maintenance and logistic support of the Polish Navys RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile system with deliveries taking place 2017-2018. Contracted in 2006, the RBS15 Mk3 is in service on-board the Polish Navys Orkan-class fast attack craft
Saab has received an order for the electronic warfare self-protection and countermeasures system BOZ-101 EC from the NATO Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) on behalf of the German Air Force. The BOZ self-protection and countermeasures system has been in use on Tornado for many years
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