Saab has received an order from the United Arab Emirates for additional functionality for the advanced airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) solution GlobalEye for an approximate $39 million.
The UAE placed its first order for GlobalEye in November 2015. GlobalEye combines air, maritime and ground surveillance in one swing-role solution. It features a full suite of sensors including the new extended range radar (Erieye ER), the company said in a statement Monday.
Saab completed the first flight of its GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft (AWACS) on March 14 in Linköping, Sweden in March this year. The aircraft, a modified Bombardier Global 6000 jet platform, undertook a 1 hour 46 minutes test flight collecting extensive flight-test data using the on-board instrumentation suite. This data is then used to verify the aircraft performance and associated modelling.
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for deliveries of the Carl-Gustaf M4 to the Swedish Armed Forces. The new version, Carl-Gustaf M4, launched in 2014, has lightweight design, weighing less than 7 kg
Saab is offering a big data solution based on merging information from satellites, airborne surveillance platforms, ground based radar and battle-management system to generate simultaneous reports for various users. The new solution will allow fusion of satellite data with other products, including Saabs airborne surveillance solution GlobalEye, the Giraffe family of surface radar and the 9LV combat management system
Saab has won approximately SEK 224 million ($27 million) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to upgrade its Gripen C/D systems. All of the Swedish Air Forces Gripen fighters have been brought up to the latest MS20 standard, which will now be further improved under the contract announced Wednesday
Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar system to the US Navy (USN) for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) deal between the US and the Philippines. The Sea Giraffe AMB (designated as AN/SPS-77 by the USN) will be installed on two Philippine Navy frigates: BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), both former US Coast Guard Hamilton-class cutters
Saab has signed a contract for delivery of the multi-role naval radar Sea Giraffe AMB and associated equipment including spare parts. The work for the initial phase of the contract will be carried out during the period of 2018-2019
Saab has received an ammunition order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order value is approximately $16 million (MSEK 135)
The United Arab Emirates and Russia here today signed a cooperation agreement to send the first UAE astronaut to participate in scientific research in a Russian space mission to the International Space Station aboard the Soyuz MS spacecraft. UAE Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that sending the first UAE astronaut to space is a historic step towards the beginning of a new phase in which the Emirates vision of space will be completed,
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