Saab Australia Local stories

Stories for the defence and security industries and our local community.

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  • 2018

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  • Reconciling cultural differences

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    Saab Australia launched its first reconciliation action plan with local (Kaurna) Indigenous elder Frank Wanganeen and artist Daniel Coleman welcoming us to Kaurna country, with their native language and music.

    Saab Australia launched its first reconciliation action plan with local (Kaurna) Indigenous elder Frank Wanganeen and artist Daniel Coleman welcoming us to Kaurna country, with their native language and music.

     
  • Cyber solutions for civil aviation

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    We know there are threats penetrating the boundaries of cyberspace which touch everyone. But what might those threats mean for civil aviation and ultimately the people who use it?

    We know there are threats penetrating the boundaries of cyberspace which touch everyone. But what might those threats mean for civil aviation and ultimately the people who use it?

     
  • Cyber security is big business globally

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    Digital technology has created priceless efficiencies by moving systems, information and processes online. The ability to connect, share and access data easily brings many opportunities. But it's exposed enormous vulnerabilities that weren't anticipated of the scale and scope we are grappling with today, globally.

    Digital technology has created priceless efficiencies by moving systems, information and processes online. The ability to connect, share and access data easily brings many opportunities. But it's exposed enormous vulnerabilities that weren't anticipated of the scale and scope we are grappling with today, globally.

     
  • ADELAIDE is arguably one of the most pleasant places on earth right now—its autumn and three young women on the trajectory of promising careers are here on a mission. Rachel Klink from Syracuse, New York, Maria Andersson from Nyköping, and Yasmin Chaoui El Kaid from Stockholm, Sweden are here to learn as much as they can about Saab's international business because they will potentially join Saab's next wave of leaders.

    ADELAIDE is arguably one of the most pleasant places on earth right now—its autumn and three young women on the trajectory of promising careers are here on a mission. Rachel Klink from Syracuse, New York, Maria Andersson from Nyköping, and Yasmin Chaoui El Kaid from Stockholm, Sweden are here to learn as much as they can about Saab's international business because they will potentially join Saab's next wave of leaders.

     
  • United front on IFF

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    Saab Australia is updating the Australian Army’s short range air defence system with the latest Interrogation Friend or Foe identification (IFF) Mode 5 standard and integrating the Saab Giraffe radar into the system.

    Saab Australia is updating the Australian Army’s short range air defence system with the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Mode 5 standard and integrating the Saab Giraffe radar into the system.

     
  • OneViewTM, Saab Australia’s intelligent security system will integrate all electronic security functions in what will be Australia’s largest correctional facility. The jail will contain up to 1000 male maximum security, 300 female maximum security, and 400 male minimum security prisoners.

    OneViewTM, Saab Australia’s physical security information management system will integrate all electronic security functions in what will be Australia’s largest correctional facility. The jail will contain up to 1000 male maximum security, 300 female maximum security, and 400 male minimum security prisoners.

     
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  • Advocating the value of veteran employment

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    Saab Australia hosted its inaugural Veterans’ Employment Open Day early this month which was such a success that there are plans to hold another later this year. Organised by Saab Australia’s Veteran Advocate, Marc Bryant, the open day was delivered as an informative workshop for veterans seeking employment in industry and the public sector.

    Saab Australia hosted its inaugural Veterans’ Employment Open Day early this month which was such a success that there are plans to hold another later this year. Organised by Saab Australia’s Veteran Advocate, Marc Bryant, the open day was delivered as an informative workshop for veterans seeking employment in industry and the public sector.

     
  • Subs in Schools - the mentoring experience

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    Travelling the world as part of the Saab Graduate program brings many new challenges and for Rachel Klink from Saab Defense and Security USA in Syracuse, New York her introduction to Australia was through mentoring school teams for the Subs in Schools program. We asked Rachel to share her thoughts on the experience

    Traveling the world as part of the Saab Graduate program brings many new challenges and for Rachel Klink from Saab Defense and Security USA in Syracuse, New York her introduction to Australia was through mentoring school teams for the Subs in Schools program. We asked Rachel to share her thoughts on the experience:

     
  • 2017

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  • Rearming the ANZACs

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    The Australian ANZAC class warships have been one of the most successful shipbuilding projects in the country's history and their recent Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrades have continued that success. ASPI has just published a fascinating insight into this upgrade project which highlights what vision and commitment is needed from government, defence and industry to push ahead using Australian technology and skills. 

    The Australian ANZAC class warships have been one of the most successful shipbuilding projects in the country's history and their recent Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrades have continued that success. ASPI has just published a fascinating insight into this upgrade project which highlights what vision and commitment is needed from government, defence and industry to push ahead using Australian technology and skills. 

     
  • Championing subs in schools STEM program

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    Will Daniels is a second-year graduate engineer with Saab Australia. Last year he and four other graduates from Adelaide headquarters, acted as engineering mentors to groups of high school students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

    Saab Australia graduate engineer Will Daniels is the company's new SUBS in Schools technology challenge representative. This national high school program is designed to promote defence engineering to youth and encourage studies that will lead them on the career path.

     
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