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  • 2019

  • National Missing Persons Hackathon win

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    In an Australian-first event of its kind, a Saab Australia team from Adelaide has taken out first place in the Australian National Missing Persons Hackathon.

    In an Australian-first event of its kind, a Saab Australia team from Adelaide has taken out first place in the Australian National Missing Persons Hackathon.

     
  • Underwater naval warfare systems on show

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    Saab’s design and manufacture experience of complex underwater systems is impressively vast and includes the pinnacle of this technology in its modern submarines. Saab is leading the world with underwater warfare training technologies, mine counter measures and monitoring missions. These systems, including the Double Eagle and AUV62 will feature on Saab's stand at Australia's naval exhition, Pacific 2019.

    Saab is leading the world with underwater warfare training technologies, mine counter measures and monitoring missions. Saab’s design and manufacture experience with underwater systems also extends to modern submarines while the entire naval portfolio encompasses air, surface and underwater environments.

     
  • Unmanned, versatile and mission ready

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    With a heavy-fuel engine and ViDAR radar, the Skeldar V-200 MTUA offers unmatched benefits to Australia’s future offshore patrol vessels. A full-scale working model will be on show at Pacific 2019.

    Situational awareness remains the key to tactical advantage at sea. Knowing what lies over the horizon enables commanders to make the best possible decisions and save lives. The current generation of the Skeldar UAS excels at situational awareness by scouting ahead and identifying potential threats using an ever-increasing array of integrated onboard sensors, software and datalinks.

     
  • 9LV striking performance for the modern navy

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    A high performance combat system (CMS) is crucial for a navy to fight and win at sea. The core of the warship's fighting capability, the CMS integrates sensor data and provides the war leader with situational awareness. The technology must be flexible and adaptable so new technologies can be integrated to mitigate evolving threats from today's environment.

     

    A high performance combat system (CMS) is crucial for a navy to fight and win at sea. The core of the warship's fighting capability, the CMS integrates sensor data and provides the war leader with situational awareness. The technology must be flexible and adaptable so new technologies can be integrated to mitigate evolving threats from today's environment.

     
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  • Securing NSW prisons

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    A sophisticated electronic security system, designed by Saab Australia will secure a number of New South Wales prisons. Saab’s OneView will manage security, surveillance and facility management functions at Dillwynia Women’s Correctional Centre, Mid North Coast Correctional Centre at Kempsey and the Clarence Correction Centre near Grafton.

    A sophisticated electronic security system, designed by Saab Australia will secure a number of New South Wales prisons. Saab’s OneView will manage security, surveillance and facility management functions at Dillwynia Women’s Correctional Centre, Mid North Coast Correctional Centre at Kempsey and the Clarence Correction Centre near Grafton.

     
  • Rapid growth trajectory creates new jobs

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    The Australian Government’s commitment to modernise Australia's defence and security capabilities has helped Saab Australia secure several long-term projects and grow our workforce. Over the past two years the company has expanded from 350, to 500 employees.

    The Australian Government’s commitment to modernise Australia's defence and security capabilities has helped Saab Australia secure several long-term projects and grow our workforce.

     
  • Bold support for coalition forces

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    Saab engineers joined the Australian Army 16 Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery contingent in Exercise Bold Quest 2019, Finland, for the world’s first deployment of the Giraffe AMB with radar with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF).

    Saab engineers joined the Australian Army 16 Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery contingent in Exercise Bold Quest 2019, Finland, for the world’s first deployment of the Giraffe AMB with radar with Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF).

     
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  • In April, Saab Australia signed a contract with the shipbuilder of Australia’s new offshore patrol vessels, to supply the situational awareness system. The system is based on Saab’s 9LV combat management system technology and a new 9LV Next Gen command console is being designed in Australia using a modular concept to simplify future upgrades.

    In April, Saab Australia signed a contract with the shipbuilder of Australia’s new offshore patrol vessels, to supply the situational awareness system. The system is based on Saab’s 9LV combat management system technology and a new 9LV Next Gen combat console will be designed in Australia using a modular concept to simplify future upgrades.

    Image: Royal Australian Navy, ASC, Luerssen Australia

     
  • Marketing and sales general manager

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    Saab Australia welcomes Tony Vonthoff as our new General Manager Sales & Marketing. Tony takes over from Gerard Ogden, who has moved on to become Head of Business Development in Saab’s Asia Pacific organisation.

    Saab Australia welcomes Tony Vonthoff as our new General Manager Sales & Marketing. 

     
  • Saab releases OneView 4

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    Saab Australia has added three major features and boosted overall performance of its OneViewTM physical security management system. In release 4, Saab has included a new remote operation capability, a module for tracking inmates and visual dashboard metrics for measuring performance.

    Saab Australia has added three major features and boosted overall performance of its OneViewTM physical security management system. In release 4, Saab has included a new remote operation capability, a module for tracking inmates and visual dashboard metrics for measuring performance.

     
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