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’s order value amounts to approximately SEK 960 million ($118 million) with deliveries starting from 2018, Saab said in a statement Thursday.
Saab will supply the 9LV Combat Management System (CMS), the 9LV Fire Control System (FCS) including the Ceros 200 fire control director and the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station (RWS). Patria has also selected Saab’s TactiCall integrated communications system. A contract for TactiCall will be signed separately later.
Saab will also, as part of the Squadron 2000 MLU programme, supply its new lightweight torpedo to the Finnish Navy. Saab's new lightweight torpedo, which the Royal Swedish Navy has also previously ordered, is a flexible, advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) solution for littoral conditions. As a flexible system, it can be launched from surface ships, aircraft and submarines in anti-submarine and anti-surface roles. It works equally well in both littoral and blue waters and in cold, warm and brackish conditions.
The 9LV CMS is used as command and control centre for many advanced surface vessels and submarines, providing naval forces with outstanding operational capabilities, supporting all mission types, from littorals to the open ocean. Ceros 200 is a radar and optronic tracking fire control director designed for use on naval ships.
“9LV’s open-architecture design allows seamless integration of Saab’s solutions as well as third-party sensors, weapons and systems,” says Anders Carp, Senior Vice President and head of Saab’s business area Surveillance.
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
Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saabs existing and delivered active electrically scanned array (AESA) radar family. The radar is a derivative of Saabs family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems
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 and Avioniq Awareness Sweden AB are teaming to jointly promote Avioniqs threat evaluation system, Rattlesnake, with Saabs offering of Air and Airborne Command and Control Systems. Saabs range of products for Air and Airborne Command and Control, including 9Air and 9Airborne, are the fully scalable systems of preference to take Air Warfare information superiority to a higher level, providing superior tactical capabilities and outstanding operational support, control for all missions, air forces and operations
Saab has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, BAAINBw, for upgrade of the German Armys vehicle simulators. The total order value is SEK 107 million (US$ 12
Patria has signed an agreement valued around 170 million euros (US$205 million) with the Finnish Defence Forces on the mid-life upgrade and overhaul of the Finnish Defence Forces Hamina Class fast attack craft. The procurement is part of the Naval Capability Development Programme, based on which the overhaul of Hamina Class vessels will ensure continued naval defence capabilities in the period between the decommissioning of Rauma Class fast attack craft and the commissioning of Squadron 2020 corvettes during the 2020s
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