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  • 2017

  • Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) in the U.S to provide Saab's KleinPort, including the newly released Common Operating Picture (COP).

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) in the U.S to provide Saab's KleinPort, including the newly released Common Operating Picture (COP).

     
  • Saab Receives U.S. Army Order for AT4 Systems

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the U.S. Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space, Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order value amounts to $13.4M USD, and delivery will take place in 2019.

    Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the U.S. Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space, Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order value amounts to $13.4M USD, and delivery will take place in 2019.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the U.S. Navy to provide the Sea Giraffe Agile Multi Beam (AMB), Multi-Mode Radar (MMR). The order value amounts to $16.8M USD.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab is exploring the potential for the recently announced Gripen Aggressor, to meet the needs of the United States Air Force (USAF) for Adversary Air (ADAIR) combat training. The new Gripen Aggressor with its unique mix of high performance, and advanced sensor and datalink capabilities, combined with a low life cycle cost, provide a perfect solution for this unique requirement.

    Defense and security company Saab is exploring the potential for the recently announced Gripen Aggressor, to meet the needs of the United States Air Force (USAF) for Adversary Air (ADAIR) combat training. The new Gripen Aggressor with its unique mix of high performance, and advanced sensor and datalink capabilities, combined with a low life cycle cost, provide a perfect solution for this unique requirement.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab together with Boeing are competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with an advanced trainer aircraft. Saab will establish manufacturing and production capability in the United States for the T-X advanced trainer aircraft, should the Boeing and Saab solution be selected.

    Defense and security company Saab together with Boeing are competing to win the tender process to supply the United States Air Force with an advanced trainer aircraft. Saab will establish manufacturing and production capability in the United States for the T-X advanced trainer aircraft, should the Boeing and Saab solution be selected.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has signed a four-year parts exchange program (PEP) agreement with Silver Airways, superseding a similar agreement between the two companies.

     
  • 2

  • Saab Defense and Security USA hosted North Carolina's Veterans and Military Affairs Secretary Larry Hall on April 20 as he announced that his state had won a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.

    LILLINGTON, NC – Saab Defense and Security USA hosted North Carolina's Veterans and Military Affairs Secretary Larry Hall on April 20 as he announced that his state had won a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. The grant will assist businesses and communities that have been impacted by defense spending cuts.

     
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  • Saab Invests to Grow its New York-Based Business

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has signed an agreement with New York State (NYS) to develop Saab's business in the United States and local presence in NYS.

    Defense and security company Saab has signed an agreement with New York State (NYS) to develop Saab’s business in the United States and local presence in NYS. 

     
  • 2016

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  • Boeing and partner Saab today completed the first flight of their all-new T-X aircraft, which is designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force’s training requirements.

    Boeing and partner Saab today completed the first flight of their all-new T-X aircraft, which is designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force’s training requirements. 

     
  • Saab Defense and Security USA has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation for additional components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

    Defense and security company Saab’s U.S.-based company, Saab Defense and Security USA, has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for additional components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. The funded value of the contract is $18.6M USD.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has developed a new app called WE:Go for soldiers using Saab’s GAMER instrumented training system.

    Defense and security company Saab has developed a new app called WE:Go for soldiers using Saab's GAMER instrumented training system.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has received three orders from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI).

    Defense and security company Saab has received three orders from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEOSTRI). Saab will now provide OSAG 2.0 interoperability upgrades for the U.S. 7th ATC's Deployable Instrumentation System – Europe (DISE) and the Combat Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System (CVTESS) to meet U.S. Army and European forward deployment interoperability requirements.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab announced that its Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) is now operational for the Federal Aviation Administraion (FAA) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

    Defense and security company Saab announced that its Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) is now operational for the Federal Aviation Administraion (FAA) at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the City of Phoenix's Aviation Department to provide an event management system for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the City of Phoenix's Aviation Department to provide an event management system for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). As part of the five-year agreement, Saab's SAFE – an open integration software platform – will offer enterprise-wide situational awareness and a shared, common operational picture, including real-time landside and airside conditions.

     
  • Saab Awarded Research Contract from DARPA

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to perform research for the latter's Massive Overmatch Assault Round (MOAR) study.

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to perform research for the latter's Massive Overmatch Assault Round (MOAR) study.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has launched its land-based Giraffe 1X radar in the United States market.

    Defense and security company Saab has launched its land-based Giraffe 1X radar in the United States market. The new, compact radar system, which offers advanced capabilities against small targets and the capacity to address multiple threat types, will address the emerging requirements of the maneuver force.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab is introducing its next generation of signature management solutions at this year's Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) exhibition in Washington, DC.

    Defense and security company Saab is introducing its next generation of signature management solutions at this year's Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) exhibition in Washington, DC. The company is building upon its advanced camouflage systems to bring true stealth capabilities to the U.S. Army's ground troops and armored vehicles.

     
  • 3

  • Saab Defense and Security USA has received an order from the U.S. Navy to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 Shipboard Air Traffic Radar.

    Saab Defense and Security USA has received an order from the U.S. Navy to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 Shipboard Air Traffic Radar. The first award for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the program includes the initial procurement of three radars over a four-year period.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab successfully demonstrated the new Carl-Gustaf M4 during the British Army’s Close Combat Symposium live firing demonstration at West Lavington, England on July 20.

    Defense and security company Saab successfully demonstrated the new Carl-Gustaf M4 during the British Army’s Close Combat Symposium live firing demonstration at West Lavington, England on July 20.

     
  • Boeing and its partner Saab AB will use their two production T-X aircraft, revealed today, to show the U.S. Air Force the performance, affordability, and maintainability advantages of their approach.

    Boeing and its partner Saab AB will use their two production T-X aircraft, revealed today, to show the U.S. Air Force the performance, affordability, and maintainability advantages of their approach.

     
  • Saab Receives US Order for Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.

    Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the US as M3 MAAWS (Multi-role, Anti-armor, Anti-personnel Weapon System). The order value is $5.4M USD.

     
  • 2

  • Defense and security company Saab has been awarded separate contracts from the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the U.S. Coast Guard to upgrade their Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot.

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded separate contracts from the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard to upgrade their Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot.

     
  • Saab presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.

    NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - Defense and security company Saab presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland. Sea Wasp, which relocates, identifies and neutralizes underwater improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to combat below-the-surface terrorism.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab showcased its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia.

    Defense and security company Saab showcased its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia (March 21-23). Sea Giraffe 1X offers simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities, a growing need in the U.S. maritime security sector.

     
  • Saab Showcases New AESA Naval Radar

     |  News

    Saab Defense and Security USA showcased its newest solid-state naval radar system, the SEA GIRAFFE 4A, at the Surface Navy Association's 2016 National Symposium.

    Saab Defense and Security USA LLC showcased its newest solid-state naval radar system, the SEA GIRAFFE 4A, at the Surface Navy Association's 2016 National Symposium. The display showed how the radar performs simultaneous air and surface surveillance and tracking in rotating and staring modes.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has been awarded the fourth and fifth options of a multi-year contract for deliveries of laser-based training system for U.S. Army’s armoured combat vehicles.

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded the fourth and fifth options of a multi-year contract for deliveries of laser-based training system for U.S. Army’s armoured combat vehicles. The order value of USD 32 million was booked by Saab as order intake in December 2015.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has announced the appointment of Mr. Erik Smith as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Saab Defense and Security USA, effective January 1, 2016.

    Defense and security company Saab is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Erik Smith as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Saab Defense and Security USA, effective January 1, 2016.

     
  • 2015

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  • The four-month passive monitoring phase of the Leesburg Airport Remote Tower Demonstration Program is reaching its conclusion.

    Today marks a significant milestone in the Leesburg Airport Remote Tower Demonstration Program. The first phase of the demonstration is reaching its conclusion, after which the partnership will have collected data during a four-month passive monitoring phase.

     
  • Saab Receives U.S. Order For Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.

    Defense and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the U.S. as MAAWS.

     
  • Saab is proud to announce its selection as a "2015 Top Simulation and Training Company" by Military Training Technology (MT2) Magazine.

    Saab is proud to announce its selection as a "2015 Top Simulation and Training Company" by Military Training Technology (MT2) Magazine. MT2 Magazine features companies from around the world that have made a significant impact on military training and simulation industries across a vast array of technologies.

     
  • Saab Defense and Security USA has signed a contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to produce and field an upgrade and expansion to its previously fielded live training equipment for the Bulgarian Armed Forces (BAF).

    Saab Defense and Security USA has signed a contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to produce and field an upgrade and expansion to its previously fielded live training equipment for the Bulgarian Armed Forces (BAF).

     
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  • Saab Receives U.S. Order For AT4CS RS Systems

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the U.S. Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (reduced sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. Deliveries will take place during 2016.

     
  • 2

  • Defense and security company Saab has received an order for the production and delivery of camouflage equipment from the U.S. Army. Deliveries will occur over the next six months.

    Defense and security company Saab has received an order for the production and delivery of camouflage equipment from the U.S. Army. Deliveries will occur over the next six months.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab and DigitalGlobe, Inc. – a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions – today announced the creation of a joint venture: Vricon, Inc.

    Defense and security company Saab and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced the creation of a joint venture – Vricon, Inc. to produce photo-realistic 3D products and digital elevation models globally for enterprise and government geospatial markets with unmatched coverage and delivery timelines.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab and Boeing have proven that Boeing’s Small Diameter Bomb I, originally developed for use by aircraft, can be adapted for launch from a ground artillery system.

    Defense and security company Saab and Boeing have proven that Boeing’s Small Diameter Bomb I, originally developed for use by aircraft, can be adapted for launch from a ground artillery system.

     
  • Saab Defense and Security USA has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation for components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system.

    Defense and security company Saab’s U.S. based company, Saab Defense and Security USA, has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. The order value of the contract is $32M USD.

     
  • 2014

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  • Defense and security company Saab has won a contract to deliver a Water Borne Improvised Explosive Device Remotely Operated Vehicle (WBIEDROV) in cooperation with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Team’s (UHDT), Technical Support Working Group (TSWG).

     
  • Saab Launches Next-Generation Carl Gustaf M4 at AUSA

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab is proud to present the newly developed next generation Carl-Gustaf M4 at the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) exhibition in Washington, DC.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.

     
  • Saab Defense and Security USA has been awarded a $10.9M training systems order by the U.S. Army for radio systems to improve communication capabilities during live training exercises.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab's man-portable weapon system Carl-Gustaf has been chosen by the U.S. Department of the Army to be a Program of Record within the U.S. Army.

     
  • 2013

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  • New Order to T&S for U.S. Army’s Combat Vehicles

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has been awarded the first option year of a multi-year contract for the next generation of laser-based training systems for U.S. Army’s armored combat vehicles.

     
  • Saab Defense and Security USA, the U.S. entity of global defense and security company Saab, has received an additional order from the U.S. Army for radio systems for live training.

     
  • Saab Combines U.S. Defense Operations

     |  News

    Global defense and security company Saab announced today the establishment of Saab Defense and Security USA LLC.

     
  • 2012

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  • U.S. Army Places New Orders for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has signed a new contract with the U.S. Army for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has received an $14.4M order from the U.S. Army for radio systems for live training.

     
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  • Defense and security company Saab has signed a contract with the U.S. Special Operations Command to supply additional Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems and ammunition.

     
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  • Saab has been awarded a multi-year contract for the next generation of laser-based training systems for U.S. Army’s armored combat vehicles.

     
  • U.S. Army Places First Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has signed a contract with the U.S. Army for the company’s Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.

     
  • Saab Receives Multi-Mission Radar Order from the U.S.

     |  Press release

    Defense and security company Saab has received an order for the GIRAFFE AMB multi-mission radar system and related services from the U.S. Department of State.

     
  • Saab has received an order for multiple ranges of the next generation of targets for the U.S. Army Targetry Systems II program (ATS II). In connection with receiving the order for multiple ranges Saab also signed a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) framework contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab and its American subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation has been awarded contracts for supply of the multi-role naval surveillance radar Sea Giraffe AMB as part of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program.

     
  • Defense and security company Saab has secured a long-term framework agreement with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). The framework agreement covers radio systems for communication (LT2-IRS) for live training.

     
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  • Saab Barracuda LLC in Lillington North Carolina USA, has received a 850,000 U.S. Dollar contract to produce and deliver Solar Shading and Concealment Systems, SOLSCONS, or Tactical Parasols for the U.S. Marine Corps.

     
  • Saab Training USA has signed a contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to produce and field a large number of ranges and facilities under their Range Target Systems (RTS) program.