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  • Saab and Damen at NIDV

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    Thursday, November 30th, Ahoy in Rotterdam will be filled with military personnel, politicians and senior executives from the defense and security industry - joining together for the annual symposium of the Dutch Defense and Security Foundation (NIDV)

     
  • Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is not only a capability. It’s a very special skill with knowledge and experience built up over decades. These skills were almost lost, almost forgotten about – due to the Post-Cold War draw down of submarines, and the focus on land campaigns. For a period during the mid-late 2000’s it seemed that the maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) was a dying capability. Fast forward almost a decade and things couldn’t be more different.

    Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is not only a capability. It’s a very special skill with knowledge and experience built up over decades. These skills were almost lost, almost forgotten about – due to the Post-Cold War draw down of submarines, and the focus on land campaigns. For a period during the mid-late 2000’s it seemed that the maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) was a dying capability. Fast forward almost a decade and things couldn’t be more different.

     
  • In a crisis scenario you need to see more. You need to see beyond the horizon, extend it, to be able to cover vast areas quickly. You need to overcome the challenge of the earth’s curvature, to detect, to identify and to timely issue the correct orders.

    In a crisis scenario you need to see more. You need to see beyond the horizon, extend it, to be able to cover vast areas quickly. You need to overcome the challenge of the earth’s curvature, to detect, to identify and to timely issue the correct orders.

     
  • Welcome to meet Saab at NIDV!

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    Saab is one of the exhibitors at the NIDV Conference, taking place at Ahoy, Rotterdam, 30 November 2017.

     
  • A true servant for many more years to come

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    Using the expression “a true servant” is not an exaggeration when it comes to describing the SK 60 trainer aircraft. The Saab produced aircraft has been in the air for over 50 years and has served in active duty within the Swedish Armed Forces since 1967.

     
  • Saab’s maritime solution

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    Protecting the marine environment around the Great Barrier Reef is a huge task. Here’s how we do our bit with the vessel traffic management information system (VTMIS).

    As one of the wonders of the natural world, many consider the Great Barrier Reef one of the Earth’s most beautiful places. The marine environment in the area is extremely sensitive and with around 4000 commercial vessels passing every year, it is important for the vessel services operators working onshore to keep track of the traffic at all times. That’s where Saab comes in.

     
  • Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions will deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport.

    Saab’s digital air traffic control system is becoming part of the world-leading aerospace research facilities at Cranfield University in the UK. A digital tower will be installed at Cranfield Airport, which the university owns and runs.

     
  • The brain of the RBS15 missile

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    Adverse weather, civilian vessels and a widening conflict scenario – the challenges facing forces in the littoral environment are increasingly complex. In response to this, we have developed the RBS15 anti-ship missile. Equipped with a true all-weather target seeker, and operational from sea, land and air, it empowers forces to strike with confidence – whatever gets thrown at them.

     
  • Saab at Dubai Airshow 2017

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    Saab's ground-breaking products on display at this year's Dubai Airshow 12-16 November include GlobalEye, Swordfish MPA and ground-based air surveillance radar Giraffe 4A, as well aair traffic management solutions. Gripen C will also form part of the flying air display and static aircraft display. Meet us at Stand 540.

     
  • Truly intelligent interfaces

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    Short reaction times between the detection of threats and their engagement are essential when operating in archipelago environments. Saab’s intelligent command and control systems give operators valuable seconds to make the right decision or can fully automate the entire engagement to defeat high intensity threats.

     
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  • Advanced innovation detected

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    Henrik Holter

    The 2017 Saab Innovation Prize has gone to Dr. Henrik Holter for his invention of a new phased array antenna, which is central to the electronic warfare system of Gripen E.

     
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  • Efficient and Superior Soldier in the Field

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    Today’s soldiers are facing complex and shifting tasks and scenarios in an environment that constantly changes. Flexibility and readiness for different assignments becomes increasingly critical to mission success. By utilizing modern technology for soldier systems soldiers are supported in conducting their task.

     
  • Small diameter, big impact

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    Thor 120mm

    With mortars increasingly replacing artillery in the modern battlefield, combat battalions have been searching for greater fire power. THOR 120mm mortar ammunition closes the capability gap, delivering an effect comparable to a 155mm artillery shell.

     
  • Making the light infantry even lighter

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    With threat scenarios becoming more and more complex, today’s light infantry needs to be more flexible and more manoeuvrable.

     
  • Submarine Seminar

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    Saab and Damen are ready to incorporate the operational wishes of the Netherlands Ministry of Defense and the Royal Netherlands Navy. Structural Dutch participation in design, engineering, construction and, later, the maintenance will result in innovation, employment and the vitality of the Netherlands Naval Cluster. Gunnar Wieslander, Senior Vice-President and Head of Business Area Kockums, briefed these subjects in the yearly Saab submarine seminar, held August 31st, in Stockholm.

     
  • Shot Counter for Carl-Gustaf M4 – what is it?

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    The new shoulder-fired weapon system launched in 2014, Carl-Gustaf M4, is equipped with many new and unique features which will enhance the capability of soldiers on the battlefield. One of these is the shot counter.

     
  • 5 facts about SAFE

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    SAFE (Situational Awareness for Enhanced Security) is an open-integration software platform for mission-critical operations. Used in command and control rooms at places like airports, prisons, traffic control and emergency response centres, it is known to improve workflows and create more efficient processes while increasing security and safety. Learn more about SAFE from the following facts.

     
  • Adding up the parts – A26

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    Building the next generation of submarines is best described as putting together a giant high-tech puzzle. Thanks to modular based design and building, the A26 will be one of the world’s most flexible, cost efficient and future-proof submarines.

    Building the next generation of submarines is best described as putting together a giant high-tech puzzle. Thanks to modular based design and building, the A26 will be one of the world's most flexible, cost efficient and future-proof submarines.

     
  • Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

    Remote and digital tower services are leading the development of aviation infrastructure for airports of all sizes. For regional airports, this helps to create better conditions for communities and local businesses.

     
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  • Less weight more anti-tank

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    The Next generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW) answers the call to the modern battlefield. Light enough to be operated by a single operator and effective over a range of between 20 and 800 meters the system has awesome tank busting ability.

     
  • More Research on Maritime Robotics

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    A Swedish Maritime Robotics Center (SMaRC) has been established to research and develop the underwater systems of tomorrow.  Kockums and Dynamics, together with key partners from the academic, industrial and public sector, will work together to advance technology within the business area of underwater systems. The benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration are many.    

     

    A Swedish Maritime Robotics Center (SMaRC) has been established to research and develop the underwater systems of tomorrow.  Kockums and Dynamics, together with key partners from the academic, industrial and public sector, will work together to advance technology within the business area of underwater systems. The benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration are many.

     
  • A torpedo for tomorrow’s needs

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    With naval warfare rapidly evolving, today's armed forces need torpedoes that are both easy to control and highly adaptable. A new torpedo system being developed in the Baltic Sea addresses these key challenges.

     
  • Saab Submarine Sail now in Roundabout

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    Saab business unit Kockums has created an exact replica of the sail to a submarine class Näcken. The sail is a gift to the municipality of Karlskrona that now decorates a roundabout at European route 20 passing the city.

     

    Saab business unit Kockums has created an exact replica of the sail to a submarine class Näcken. The sail is a gift to the municipality of Karlskrona that now decorates a roundabout at European route 20 passing the city. The construction process has allowed Saab’s engineers to calibrate and improve the design process called Model Based Development (MBD). MBD facilitates the production phase in complex projects and opens for increased precision and effectivity in future ship building projects.     

     
  • Designed with soldiers in mind

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    With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

    With modern warfare placing increasing demands on soldiers, Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 shoulder-launched weapon has been designed for optimal handling and comfort in all conditions.

     
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