Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saab’s existing and delivered active electrically scanned array (AESA) radar family.
The radar is a derivative of Saab’s family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar performance, the sensor’s low top-weight adds flexibility which means the radar can be installed on many new naval platforms, the company said in a statement last Friday.
“Many naval customers require surveillance radars in a fixed faced configuration, primarily for their principal surface combatants. With the new Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face configuration, we complement our existing offer to meet these requirements,” Anders Linder, head of Saab’s business unit Surface Radar Solutions said.
Saab has received an order for support of algorithm development and evaluation of airborne AESA radar for South Koreas indigenous KF-X fighter jet. The radar development programme is led by the Korean Agency for Defence Development (ADD) and Saab will work in cooperation with ADD and its contractual partner LIG Nex1
Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saabs product offering in the naval domain
Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH (KMW) for deliveries of Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS). The Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System (MCS) is a flexible solution providing multispectral protection for vehicles when moving or when in a static position
Saab has received a contract from the Swedish Defence and Material Administration (FMV) regarding new Gripen E equipment. This is a supplemental contract to the previously entered Gripen E contract, and is valued to approximately SEK 400 million ($47 million), the company said in a statement Monday
A day after Lockheed Martin-led team submitted bid for the Canadian Surface Combatant program, Navantia-led group followed with its response to the multi-billion dollar tender. Navantia will provide its ship platform, Saab Australia will be the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) with CEA Technologies providing key elements of the proposed solution
Saab has received an order from the United States Government for X-band Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology. The AESA technology has its base in fighter applications, a release from Saab said without specifying the nature of application for which the technology was purchased by the US
Boeing announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, a Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness solutions using low size, weight and power radar to ensure safe operations of unmanned aerial vehicles
Saab has been contracted by Patria as one of the major suppliers across the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. Patria has the prime role for the total programme, which includes refurbishment and upgrade of four Hamina-class fast attack crafts
Saab has signed a contract for production and deliveries of New Lightweight Torpedo to the Finnish Navy. The contract signed is part of the Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Programme (SQ2000 MLU) of the Finnish Navy´s four Hamina fast attack crafts (FAC), Saab said in a statement Thursday
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