Saab has unveiled its RBS15 Gungnir next generation anti-ship missile system at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 for the first time.
The new system has autonomous all-weather capability of the RBS15 missile. “RBS15 Gungnir is offered in both air-launched and surface-launched configurations. With a range to more than 300 km and advanced target seeker, it gives the capability to engage any target, in all conditions,” said Görgen Johansson, Senior Vice President and head of Saab business area Dynamics in a statement Monday.
The RBS15 Gungnir integrates with pre-existing RBS15 infrastructure and is backwards compatible.
The next generation version of the RBS15 development and production programme was first contracted in March 2017 with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV). This next generation of RBS15 systems is named Gungnir. That March 2017 contract amounted to SEK 3.2 billion with deliveries to take place during the period 2017-2026.
Additional production of missiles was contracted with FMV in April 2017 for MSEK 500, with deliveries to begin in the mid-2020s.
The RBS15 missile family is jointly produced by Saab and Diehl Defence.
Indias Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saab, Sweden for jointly marketing the L-Band 3D Air Surveillance Radar, RAWL-03, co-developed by BEL and Saab. BEL has joined hands with Saab, Sweden and the United States, to market the Long Range Air Surveillance Radar, a L Band three dimensional (3D) radar, for early detection and tracking of air and surface targets, thereby enabling engagement of fire control systems to neutralise the same, the company said in a statement Monday
Slovakia has selected Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jets over a competing bid from Saab's Gripen to replace its agein MiG-29 fleet. Slovakia will buy 14 F-16 Block 70/72 aircraft for an estimated1
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)
Saab will unveil the surface launch version of RBS15 Gungnir anti-ship missile system at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris next week. The surface launch version of RBS15 Gungnir uses the all new RBS15 Mk4 Surface missile
Saab has received an order from the Royal Thai Air Force for an upgrade of Thailands national Air Command and Control System. Saab will upgrade and further enhance the Royal Thai Air Forces Air Command and Control System (ACCS) which is based on Saabs 9AIR C4I product and has been in operation with the Royal Thai Air Force since 2010
Saab has received $18 million order from its German partner Diehl Defence for the Anti-Ship Missile RBS15 Mk3 ship system. The order has other priced options related to Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and IT Security
Saab has received an additional order from the United States Navy to supply Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guards newest class of ship, the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). The MMR system is three dimensional, electronically scanned phased array radar providing high-radiated power, selectable waveforms, and modern signal processing
Saab has received an order for self-protection system from BAE Systems for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar and IR guided threats, the company said in a statement today. The order-agreement with BAE Systems consists of development, production, support and future sales of the Smart Dispenser System (SDS) for the Royal Air Forces (RAF) Typhoons and future Eurofighter opportunities
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