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  • Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the development and production of Torpedo Integration Systems (TIS) for the Swedish Navy´s A26 submarines. The order also includes upgrade of existing systems on the Visby-class corvettes and Gotland-class submarines. Deliveries will take place during the period 2017-2020.

     
  • Smart from the start

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    Smart has become synonymous with Gripen, we take a look to see just how this has happened.

    Smart has become synonymous with Gripen, we take a look to see just how this has happened.

     
  • Two years ago the Carl-Gustaf M4 was launched at the Association of the U.S. Army exhibition (AUSA) in Washington D.C. Now four customers have signed contracts on the system. How could a new system generate an interest like that in such a short time?

     
  • Defence and security company Saab’s U.S. based company, Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC., 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 $18.6 Million (166 MSEK).

     
  • Saab Receives Order for Carl-Gustaf M4

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system. This is Saab´s fourth customer for the system since its launch in late 2014. Deliveries will take place during 2017.

     
  • The Saab-KTH Aerospace Scholarship

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    At the end of 2014, in partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Saab presented a student with a scholarship to undertake a master’s degree in Aerospace – to commence in the autumn of 2015. The winner, Nishita Vegi from India, became the inaugural recipient of the Saab-KTH Scholarship. This spring, the second winner was announced – Harianas Dewang from Indonesia. Both are currently studying at KTH.

    At the end of 2014, in partnership with The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Saab presented a student with a scholarship to undertake a master’s degree in Aerospace – to commence in the autumn of 2015. The winner, Nishita Vegi from India, became the inaugural recipient of the Saab-KTH Scholarship. This spring, the second winner was announced – Harianas Dewang from Indonesia. Both are currently studying at KTH.

     
  • The Swedish Armed Forces have not operated the anti-ship missile RBS15 in a coastal battery configuration since 2000 when it was disbanded due to budget cuts. But time changes.

     
  • Interactive training harness

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    Saab’s Personnel Detection Device allows training units to interact with and support individual soldiers during exercises.

     
  • For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

    For Sergeant Raymond Miller of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division, the Carl-Gustaf system has been a game changer during operations.

     
  • When the Brazilian Federal Government signed the agreement with Saab covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG, the contract also included a technology transfer programme. The aim with the programme is to provide the Brazilian aerospace industry with the technology and knowledge needed to maintain and develop Gripen for Brazil. A key milestone in the programme is the opening of the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Brazil.

     
  • Model based development leads the way

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    Since the unveiling of Gripen E in May 2016, the programme has seen great progress. Validation and verification activities such as tests in rigs and simulators have been performed and the ground test period is in full swing. The way model based development has been approached has been successful. "Power on" and engine starts are just two examples of important milestones that has been accomplished during the last months.

    Since the unveiling of Gripen E in May 2016, the programme has seen great progress. Validation and verification activities such as tests in rigs and simulators have been performed and the ground test period is in full swing. The way model based development has been implemented, has been successful. "Power on" and engine starts are just two examples of important milestones that has been accomplished during the last months.

     
  • Two weeks of underwater action in Scotland

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    In mid-October Saab took part in the UK Royal Navy´s military exercise and demonstration Unmanned Warrior, held in Scotland and Wales. During the exercise, Saab´s anti-submarine acoustic target AUV62-AT and the underwater IED robot Sea Wasp, played some really important roles.

    In mid-October Saab took part in the UK Royal Navy´s military exercise and demonstration Unmanned Warrior, held in Scotland and Wales. During the exercise, Saab´s anti-submarine acoustic target AUV62-AT and the underwater IED robot Sea Wasp, played some really important roles.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab and Embraer Defense & Security have today inaugurated the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Gavião Peixoto, in the state of São Paulo. The GDDN will be the hub for the Gripen NG technology development in Brazil for Saab and Embraer together with the Brazilian partner industries and institutions, AEL Sistemas, Atech, Akaer and the Brazilian Air Force, through its research department DCTA.

     
  • Saab Receives Order on a New Radio System from FMV

     |  Press release

    Defence and security company Saab has received an order for multi-national training from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). The order value is MSEK 103 and deliveries will take place during 2017.

     
  • Saab Receives Order for Advanced Simulators from FMV

     |  Press release

    The defence and security company Saab has received an order for new laser simulators from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV). The order value is MSEK 95 and deliveries will be made during 2017.

     
  • Defence 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.

     
  • Saab Comments on Arbitration Panel’s Judgement in Patent Dispute

     |  Press release, Stock Exchange Release

    Defence and security company Saab received on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 the declaratory judgement from the Arbitration Panel regarding the interpretation and application of agreements on patents between Saab Transponder Tech and the company GP&C (Håkan Lans).

     
  • Two of the three nominees in the category Engineer of the Year in Västra Mälardalen 2016 work at Saab in Arboga. Congratulations Madeleine!

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with RIOgaleão, the concessionaire responsible for managing the Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, to supply a common-use surface surveillance platform. The system increases the efficiency of aircraft operations on the ground and contributes to reduced flight delays. RIOgaleão, the second busiest international airport in Brazil, will be the first airport in Latin America to use this technology.

     
  • Eyes on target

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    A Helmet Mounted Display, HMD, helps pilots pinpoint easier, lock onto a target, and shoot faster.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for an advanced helmet mounted display (HMD) system, called Targo. The new system will be used for the Swedish Air Force’s Gripen E fighter aircraft. The order value is approximately SEK 119 million. Deliveries will take place between 2022 and 2026.

     
  • How did I get here?

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    Jenny Frisk is one of our Head of Production in Linköping, Sweden. The journey there was both winding and variegated – and it wasn't navigated by means of a direct and deliberate career plan. As Jenny puts it: "Technology and people are my driving forces".

     
  • The defence and security company Saab has signed a support contract for airborne surveillance systems. The contract is valid for 2016-2017 and the order is valued at MSEK 200.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia for the delivery of an integrated combat system for the two new Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships. The contract value is SEK 226 million.

     
  • Defence and security company Saab announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), the biggest defence company in Poland. The document foresees the development of close cooperation between Saab and PGZ in the planning and delivery of Polish naval programs, including surface ship and submarine construction for the Polish Navy and export customers.

     
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