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  • 2018

  • Saab Develops Space Offer

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    Saab broadens its offer with a solution connecting several of the company's existing products and combat management systems with satellite data. Saab will also offer a surface-based space surveillance radar.

    Saab broadens its offer with a solution connecting several of the company's existing products and combat management systems with satellite data. Saab will also offer a surface-based space surveillance radar.

     
  • From fishing nets to camouflage

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    Almost sixty years ago, Carl Ekman from Bjärka Säby, south of Linköping, Sweden, had an idea. He would make the world's first entirely synthetic camouflage netting. The small family company already produced sports fishing nets on which the camouflage netting would be based. To underscore the strength and high quality of the netting, he named the net and his company after one of the world's toughest predatory fish – the Barracuda.

    Almost sixty years ago, Carl Ekman from Bjärka Säby, south of Linköping, Sweden, had an idea. He would make the world's first entirely synthetic camouflage netting. The small family company already produced sports fishing nets on which the camouflage netting would be based. To underscore the strength and high quality of the netting, he named the net and his company after one of the world's toughest predatory fish – the Barracuda.

     
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  • On May 9, the new facilities of Saab's aerostructures plant in São Bernardo do Campo - Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) - were officially presented. One hundred and fifty guests attended the event, including representatives from the Brazilian Air Force, the São Bernardo do Campo City Hall, the ABC Metalworkers' Union, industrial partners, and representatives of the Swedish community in Brazil as well as national, regional and specialized defence press.

    On May 9, the new facilities of Saab's aerostructures plant in São Bernardo do Campo - Saab Aeronáutica Montagens (SAM) - were officially presented. One hundred and fifty guests attended the event, including representatives from the Brazilian Air Force, the São Bernardo do Campo City Hall, the ABC Metalworkers' Union, industrial partners, and representatives of the Swedish community in Brazil as well as national, regional and specialized defence press.

     
  • Air forces all over the world are facing an increased number of international assignments related to support in, for instance, catastrophe areas or during peace keeping missions. Add the everyday responsibility to maintain national sovereignty and it's easy to see that new requirements are put into play. Flexibility and mobility becomes increasingly important as well as the constant challenge of dealing with asymmetric threats from enemies and terrorists.

    Air forces all over the world are facing an increased number of international assignments related to support in, for instance, catastrophe areas or during peace keeping missions. Add the everyday responsibility to maintain national sovereignty and it's easy to see that new requirements are put into play. Flexibility and mobility becomes increasingly important as well as the constant challenge of dealing with asymmetric threats from enemies and terrorists.

     
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  • Gripen - Training and Support

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    Most aircraft training is conducted in simulators, including Saab's own specialized Gripen trainer. This office training for both pilots and technical staff in a wide range of areas.

    Most aircraft training is conducted in simulators, including Saab's own specialized Gripen trainer. This office training for both pilots and technical staff in a wide range of areas.

     
  • 2017

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  • Gripen e sua manobrabilidade

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    The Gripen has a delta/canard type wing configuration, with flexible stability. A triple aerodynamic control system allows great stability and agility, providing precise flight and highly agile maneuvers.

    The Gripen has a delta/canard type wing configuration, with flexible stability. A triple aerodynamic control system allows great stability and agility, providing precise flight and highly agile maneuvers.

     
  • Some 100 professionals already have worked on the projects for Gripen's rear and central fuselages and weapons pylons during development of the fighter aircraft, which will be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force

    Some 100 professionals already have worked on the projects for Gripen's rear and central fuselages and weapons pylons during development of the fighter aircraft, which will be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force

     
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  • In Latin America’s remote forests, there is an ongoing struggle between public authorities and drug cartels. In the lush greenery, cocaine labs and landing strips for small, light aircraft are easy to hide and to move. Authorities face a huge challenge detecting these, and that’s where the Swedish airborne surveillance solutions from Saab can contribute.

    In Latin America’s remote forests, there is an ongoing struggle between public authorities and drug cartels. In the lush greenery, cocaine labs and landing strips for small, light aircraft are easy to hide and to move. Authorities face a huge challenge detecting these, and that’s where the Swedish airborne surveillance solutions from Saab can contribute.

     
  • In October 2015, the first group of Brazilians chosen to participate in the Gripen NG technology transfer program moved to Sweden. During this period, engineers and technicians received theoretical and practical training. Following this, they acquired skills and knowledge for the development and the production of the fighter.

    In October 2015, the first group of Brazilians chosen to participate in the Gripen NG technology transfer program moved to Sweden. During this period, engineers and technicians received theoretical and practical training. Following this, they acquired skills and knowledge for the development and the production of the fighter.

     
  • Finding the needle in the haystack

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    When radar was first introduced during the Second World War it typically looked at the middle range, before evolving to have a detection range that fitted the time needed to reach the target, whether that was scrambling fighter jets or guiding missiles.

    When radar was first introduced during the Second World War it typically looked at the middle range, before evolving to have a detection range that fitted the time needed to reach the target, whether that was scrambling fighter jets or guiding missiles.

     
  • Arboga, Sweden. Saab’s deliveries to Brazil go way beyond the Gripen fighters. Even before the multirole fighter takes to the skies, the technical and cultural exchange between the two countries is already intense. Since January 2017, engineers from AEL Sistemas have been in Arboga to learn in detail the concept developed by Saab for the automatic test equipment(ATE) and for maintaining the avionics units on the aircraft.

    Arboga, Sweden. Saab’s deliveries to Brazil go way beyond the Gripen fighters. Even before the multirole fighter takes to the skies, the technical and cultural exchange between the two countries is already intense. Since January 2017, engineers from AEL Sistemas have been in Arboga to learn in detail the concept developed by Saab for the automatic test equipment(ATE) and for maintaining the avionics units on the aircraft.

     
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  • Safer skies with RBS 70 NG

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    From mega events to the battlefield, the features of Saab’s new-generation RBS 70 NG missile defence system optimises air safety while reducing the risk of friendly fire incidents.

    From mega events to the battlefield, the features of Saab’s new-generation RBS 70 NG missile defence system optimises air safety while reducing the risk of friendly fire incidents.

     
  • 2016

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  • 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.

    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.

     
  • Protecting Maritime Traffic

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    To meet cost-saving targets and reduce environmental impact, international shipping needs to be controlled with the same precision as the aviation world. This calls for traffic management systems that micromanage the routing and timing of entire shipping lanes.

    To meet cost-saving targets and reduce environmental impact, international shipping needs to be controlled with the same precision as the aviation world. This calls for traffic management systems that micromanage the routing and timing of entire shipping lanes.

     
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  • Hard to hide – Barracuda´s success story

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    From fishing nets to world-class military concealment equipment. For 60 years its talent for technical innovation has characterised Saab Barracuda – whose unique camouflage system can conceal soldiers and tanks through to large ships

    From fishing nets to world-class military concealment equipment. For 60 years its talent for technical innovation has characterised Saab Barracuda – whose unique camouflage system can conceal soldiers and tanks through to large ships.

     
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