Saab has won a contract to provide Vidar, a laser rangefinder Situational Awareness System for Australia’s new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels.
“It is in production and will be delivered for Australia’s new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels as a part of the 9LV-based Situational Awareness System”, said Anders Carp, head of Saab business area surveillance Friday.
Rangefinders use a laser beam to measure the distance to the target, and Vidar can be used as an integral part of a surveillance or weapon system, for example in anti-aircraft and anti-ship operations. Vidar generates tracking data even at long ranges, the company said in a statement.
Ireland has ordered RBS 70 short-range anti-aircraft missile from Saab. The order contains the BOLIDE missile, which is latest missile available for the RBS 70 system
Saab has won a Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) contract to develop and maintain the Armed Forces artillery and weapon locating capability. The order includes Saabs Giraffe 4A multi-function radar and life extension of the artillery locating system Arthur
Saab has completed the successful first flight of the second Gripen E test aircraft. The second Gripen E test aircraft, designated 39-9, took off on its maiden flight at 09
Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system to the Slovenian Armed Forces. Deliveries will take place during 2018-2020
Australia today signed a ‘Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French contractor Naval Group for Attack-class submarines, the Australian defense ministry announced Monday. The $50 billion Attack class program will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Navy
Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to provide its communications system for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast Guards three newly ordered vessels with Saabs complete Integrated Communication System, TactiCall, consisting of both internal and external communication
Saab's second GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft completed its first flight on 3 January, taking off from Saab's Airfield in Linköping, Sweden. It undertook a test flight of 2 hours and 54 min collecting flight test data, the company said in a statement Thursday
Saab has won a $40 million contract to supply Czech Republic with RBS 70 Next Generation (NG) Very Short-range Air Defense (VSHORAD) man-portable air defence system. The order includes integration with Czech Air Defence, test equipment and training
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