Saab Grintek Defence (SGD) participated in this year’s Land Forces Africa (LFA) conference and exhibition. Taking place over four days (15-18 July), the event offered a unique platform in the African region this year. Land Forces Africa focused on land based solutions that are applicable to African situations.
SGD was a gold sponsor at this event and enjoyed participation at the Military Command pre-conference Workshop, as well as a stand in the internal exhibition area and an external display during the exhibition during the exhibition. C2 Land Senior Domain Specialist, Cobus Valentine also presented a paper on Developing Operational Approaches which clearly establish Rules of Engagement for Military-Humanitarian Operations during the conference, while our training and simulation solutions were brought to life at the Live–Demo day where we showcased real-life battle scenarios with the GAMER manpack.
Key products for this event included:
- Simulation and Training
- NLAW and AT4
- 340 MSA
- Signature management (SOTACS)
- Soft Armour
- Field facilities
- Ka-Band trailer (Saab Grintek Technologies)
Key members of the media were also invite to the stand for brunch and were offered interviews with SDG President, Magnus Lewis-Olsson. Several media reports resulted from these efforts including a TV interview of CNBC Africa, as well as a podcast on Defence Review and articles in Engineering News and Defence Web.