The most advanced, market leading solutions for Airborne AIS R5A

The AIS technology is not only for maritime vessels, it can also be used on board aircraft, provided that it is airworthy. Saab's R4A  MkII – Airborne AIS Transponder can be used for sea surveillance, search and rescue and other marine avionics applications.


Saab’s airborne AIS transponders are developed specifically for use onboard aircraft, meeting the relevant requirements for onboard installation. Our AIS transponders can be installed either as standalone units or integrated with other onboard systems such as Radars, Mission Management Systems or Digital Map Generators.

Saab has been developing and producing military and commercial aircraft for more than 60 years, and the company has also a long tradition of integrating avionics. Based upon this knowledge and capability, every effort has been made to ensure the quality and reliability of our airborne AIS products.