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  • 2018

  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
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