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. Automatic tracking, extensive operator aids, the possibility of the firing sequence to be aborted (missile self-destruct), hit-point selection, possibilities to identify friend or foe, and optical target tracking all increase an RBS 70 NG operator's chance of striking the correct target, while increasing safety during critical actions, Saab said in a statement Tuesday.
Saab has won a contract to provide Vidar, a laser rangefinder Situational Awareness System for Australias new Arafura class Offshore Patrol Vessels. “It is in production and will be delivered for Australias 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
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 signed a framework agreement regarding a live fire training system for the Norwegian Armed Forces. The agreement, which is valid for 4 years, is the result of competitive procurement and covers all branches of Norwegian defence
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 has won a contract with the Brazilian Army for deliveries of RBS 70 NG man-portable air defence system. In addition to the RBS 70 NG system, the order also includes training systems, camouflage systems and other associated equipment
State-owned Czech Republic company LOM Praha is purchasing four new L-39NG jet trainers for $49 million from Aero Vodochody. LOM Praha will be the launch customer for the L-39NG and has an option to buy two additional aircraft
The Czech Republic Army has detailed new acquisitions for 2019 including 210 pieces of tracked Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) for which it plans to invite four manufacturers and conclude the contract by August this year. The MoD plans to ink the deal for 14,000 attack rifles and 20,000 pistols with Ceska zbrojovka by March 2019; and 62 TITUS type armoured personnel carriers before April 2019 with ELDIS Pardubice
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
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