Saab has received an additional order from the United States Navy to supply Sea Giraffe AMB Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guard’s 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 received the initial order for the MMR for the Offshore Patrol Cutter from the US Navy in 2017, the company said in a statement Thursday.
“Variants of the Sea Giraffe AMB are currently included in four separate US military and homeland security programs,” says Anders Carp, Senior Vice President and head of Saab business area Surveillance.
In addition to supplying the MMR to the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter, Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB radar, which has the US designation AN/SPS-77, is currently deployed on the US Navy’s Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship. A derivative of AN/SPS-77 known as AN/SPN-50, is also being developed to meet shipboard air traffic control requirements for the US Naval Air Systems Command.
The work is expected to be delivered in 2019.
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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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
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Saab has upgraded its Sea Giraffe naval radar by introducing a Hypersonic Detection Mode (HDM), a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. Due to the radar horizon, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles travelling at great speed
Saab has signed a contract with South Koreas Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) regarding support for the Arthur Weapon Locating System. The Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract includes spare parts supply and support for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps
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
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