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  • 2018

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  • 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.

    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.

     
  • 'Thanks for delaying our flight'

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    'It's like a deli counter – everyone waits their turn and gets served sooner'. Rob, a member of Saab's ATM team, talks about an encounter with a fellow passenger onboard an airplane.

    'It's like a deli counter – everyone waits their turn and gets served sooner'. Rob, a member of Saab's ATM team, talks about an encounter with a fellow passenger onboard an airplane.

     
  • For mobile forces out in the battlefield, air situational awareness is critical. The threat can consist of rockets, mortar, unmanned aerial systems, missiles or asymmetric attacks from terrorist groups. Saab's lightweight, compact Giraffe 1X can be handled by one single operator.

    For mobile forces out in the battlefield, air situational awareness is critical. The threat can consist of rockets, mortar, unmanned aerial systems, missiles or asymmetric attacks from terrorist groups. Saab's lightweight, compact Giraffe 1X can be handled by one single operator.

     
  • Secure from the ground up

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    The military landscape is constantly changing, with battles being fought in all kinds of terrain and environments. The threats facing forces are also evolving, becoming more high tech than ever before. With Saab's Mobile Short-Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) solution, forces have the capabilities to adapt and respond to these challenges quickly and effectively.

    The military landscape is constantly changing, with battles being fought in all kinds of terrain and environments. The threats facing forces are also evolving, becoming more high tech than ever before. With Saab's Mobile Short-Range Air Defence (MSHORAD) solution, forces have the capabilities to adapt and respond to these challenges quickly and effectively.

     
  • Mobility key to modern air defence

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    With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defence (GBAD). What's needed are short-range air defence systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

    With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defence (GBAD). What's needed are short-range air defence systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

     
  • At the forefront of new thinking

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    To see beyond the earth's curvature, you need altitude, in order to achieve wide-area, long range coverage. Being that high up puts demands on your equipment. You need an ultra-long-range radar and ideally, an additional array of sensors to generate a comprehensive and accurate picture of the areas of interest. Saab's is once again breaking the technology barrier within airborne early warning and control with GlobalEye.

    To see beyond the earth's curvature, you need altitude, in order to achieve wide-area, long range coverage. Being that high up puts demands on your equipment. You need an ultra-long-range radar and ideally, an additional array of sensors to generate a comprehensive and accurate picture of the areas of interest. Saab's is once again breaking the technology barrier within airborne early warning and control with GlobalEye.

     
  • Industrial cooperation a win-win solution

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    Several of Saab's larger deals include long-term industrial cooperations with customer countries. The goal is to create good value for both parties.

    Several of Saab's larger deals include long-term industrial cooperations with customer countries. The goal is to create good value for both parties.

     
  • 2017

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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.

     
  • 2015

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  • Gripen at Expodefensa 2015

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    Between November 30th to December 2nd we will be participating in Expodefensa 2015 - held in Bogotá, Colombia - to present the Gripen and other solutions within military defense.

    Between November 30th to December 2nd we will be participating in Expodefensa 2015 - held in Bogotá, Colombia - to present the Gripen and other solutions within military defense.

     
  • Saab at Expodefensa 2015

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    Between November 30th and December 2nd, Saab Latin America will be participating in Expodefensa 2015 - held in Bogotá, Colombia - to present some of our solutions within military defense.

    Between November 30th and December 2nd, Saab Latin America will be participating in Expodefensa 2015 - held in Bogotá, Colombia - to present some of our solutions within military defense.

     
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  • During the week of March 30, 2015, Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of Saab AB, and Lennart Sindahl, deputy CEO, met the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Jaques Wagner. They delivered a gift letter outlining a new initiative in the existing partnership between the aerospace industries of Sweden and Brazil.

    During the week of March 30, 2015, Marcus Wallenberg, chairman of Saab AB, and Lennart Sindahl, deputy CEO, met the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Jaques Wagner. They delivered a gift letter outlining a new initiative in the existing partnership between the aerospace industries of Sweden and Brazil.

     
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  • On March 24 and 25, Saab participated in Airport Infra Expo, an airport management industry event with workshops, business roundtables and a trade show. Held in Brasília (DF), Brazil, the conference was attended by the Minister of Civil Aviation Department, Eliseu Padilha; the President of National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), Marcelo Guaranys; and the President of Infraero, Gustavo do Vale, among other executives and authorities.

    On March 24 and 25, Saab participated in Airport Infra Expo, an airport management industry event with workshops, business roundtables and a trade show. Held in Brasília (DF), Brazil, the conference was attended by the Minister of Civil Aviation Department, Eliseu Padilha; the President of National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), Marcelo Guaranys; and the President of Infraero, Gustavo do Vale, among other executives and authorities.

     
  • Future Growth in Saab Latin America

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    After initially being grouped in Market Area (MA) Americas, the Latin American region became its own MA in January 2015.

    After initially being grouped in Market Area (MA) Americas, the Latin American region became its own MA in January 2015.

     
  • New Head of Saab Latin America

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    The Latin American region will become its own market area in January 2015. Bo Torrestedt, who will serve as Head of Latin America, is confident about his region's future.

    The Latin American region will become its own market area in January 2015. Bo Torrestedt, who will serve as Head of Latin America, is confident about his region's future.

     
  • 2014

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  • Brazil looks to the future

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    By choosing the Gripen fighter jet, the Brazilian Air Force signaled that it is taking its capabilities to the next level.

    By choosing the Gripen fighter jet, the Brazilian Air Force signaled that it is taking its capabilities to the next level.

     
  • 2013

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  • Partnership boost in Brazil

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    CISB is a forum where industry, academia and public organisations can collaborate and develop new technologies and products. The Swedish collaboration with Brazil continues to be a successful concept for Saab and the two countries.

    CISB is a forum where industry, academia and public organisations can collaborate and develop new technologies and products. The Swedish collaboration with Brazil continues to be a successful concept for Saab and the two countries.