Saab Grintek Defence at Land Forces Africa 2013

Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) participated in this year’s Land Forces Africa (LFA) conference and exhibition. Taking place over four days (15-18 July), the event offered a unique platform in the African region this year. Land Forces Africa focused on land based solutions that are applicable to African situations.

SGD was a gold sponsor at this event and enjoyed participation at the Military Command pre-conference Workshop, as well as a stand in the internal exhibition area and an external display during the exhibition during the exhibition. C2 Land Senior Domain Specialist, Cobus Valentine also presented a paper on Developing Operational Approaches which clearly establish Rules of Engagement for Military-Humanitarian Operations during the conference, while our training and simulation solutions were brought to life at the Live–Demo day where we showcased real-life battle scenarios with the GAMER manpack.

Key products for this event included:

  • C2
  • Simulation and Training
  • Radar
  • LEDS
  • 9LV
  • NLAW and AT4
  • BMS
  • Vehetronics
  • Skeldar
  • 340 MSA
  • Signature management (SOTACS)
  • Soft Armour
  • Field facilities
  • Ka-Band trailer (Saab Grintek Technologies)

Key members of the media were also invite to the stand for brunch and were offered interviews with SDG President, Magnus Lewis-Olsson. Several media reports resulted from these efforts including a TV interview of CNBC Africa, as well as a podcast on Defence Review and articles in Engineering News and Defence Web.