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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 countries 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 countries 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.

     
  • Saab Australia has submitted its proposal for Joint Project 2060 Phase 3 to supply the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with an innovative deployable health capability.

    Saab Australia has submitted its proposal for Joint Project 2060 Phase 3 to supply the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with an innovative deployable health capability.

     
  • Underwater naval warfare systems on show

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    Saab leads the world with underwater systems for anti-submarine warfare training, mine counter measure mitigation and surveillance missions. Saab’s design and manufacture experience with underwater systems even extends to modern submarines whilst it’s complete naval portfolio spans air, surface and underwater environments. 

    Saab leads the world with underwater systems for anti-submarine warfare training, mine counter measure mitigation and surveillance missions. Saab’s design and manufacture experience with underwater systems even extends to modern submarines whilst it’s complete naval portfolio spans air, surface and underwater environments. 

     
  • Careers to be made in cyber security

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    Australia’s first defence cyber security challenge gave its 300-plus challengers exposure to a growing industry facing a global skills shortage.

    Australia’s first defence cyber security challenge gave its 300-plus challengers exposure to a growing industry facing a global skills shortage.

     
  • Protecting the marine environment around the Great Barrier Reef is a huge task. Here’s how we do our bit with the vessel traffic management information system (VTMIS).

    As one of the wonders of the natural world, many consider the Great Barrier Reef one of the Earth’s most beautiful places. The marine environment in the area is extremely sensitive and with around 4000 commercial vessels passing every year, it is important for the vessel services operators working onshore to keep track of the traffic at all times. That’s where Saab comes in.

     
  • Eager young students from local primary school, Parafield Gardens R-7 are venturing into the realms of space to solve a first world problem—landfill.

    With support from Saab Australia engineers, eager young students from Parafield Gardens R-7 are venturing into the realms of space to solve a first world problem—landfill.

     
  • Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft will feature on Saab Australia’s exhibition stand at Pacific 2017 in Sydney next month to highlight its C4ISR capabilities, combat roles and missions for the Asia Pacific region.

    Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft will feature on Saab Australia’s exhibition stand at Pacific 2017 in Sydney next month to highlight its C4ISR capabilities, combat roles and missions for the Asia Pacific region.

     
  • Every navy’s daily responsibility is to maintain national sovereignty while meeting a growing number of international assignments. This places new demands on technology and communication. Imagine being on a military mission far out at sea and finding yourself in a life threatening situation with a desperate need to communicate.

    Every navy’s daily responsibility is to maintain national sovereignty while meeting a growing number of international assignments. This places new demands on technology and communication. Imagine being on a military mission far out at sea and finding yourself in a life threatening situation with a desperate need to communicate.

     
  • Saab’s latest anti-ship missile, the RBS15 Mk3, is uniquely adapted to the challenging environment of the littorals; able to engage targets with precision, over long distances and in a cluttered battlespace.

    See Saab’s latest anti-ship missile, the RBS15 Mk3 at Pacific 2017. The RBS-15 is uniquely adapted to the challenging environment of the littorals; able to engage targets with precision, over long distances and in a cluttered battlespace.

     
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