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IDEX 2017: Saab Enhances Customers’ Capabilities

Saab showcases smart solutions

Saab is showcasing its global portfolio of smarter solutions on stand 07 – B41, showcasing how it works closer and more effectively with its customers to enhance their capabilities and achieve the customer’s military or civil goals.

Daily mini-talks are delivered on the stand at 1100h, 1300h, and 1500h, by Saab experts, exploring the latest themes in security and protection of society, focusing on identifying challenging targets by radar, responding to CBRN incidents and search and rescue (SAR) at sea.

The centrepiece of the Saab stand is the airborne GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, which is an all new capability designed to ensure decision makers have the necessary information to secure their territorial boundaries against wide ranging military and non-military threats. Also on display is the UMS SKELDAR Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that due to its versatility is ideal for a wide range of missions.

Saab also displays the GIRAFFE radar family and announces a new CoastControl coastal surveillance systems for coast guards. Both give customers’ the means to ensure the integrity of their national airspace and coastlines, according to the company.

Also shown is Saab’s training and simulation solutions that, be it for combat operations or responding to disasters, ensure personnel have the confidence and tactics to overcome the real life challenges they face when in an operational environment.

Focusing on navies, Saab’s SWORDFISH maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), Mine Countermeasure Vessels, and underwater vehicles work to keep vital maritime routes clear and safe. Meanwhile Saab’s Naval Combat System offers outstanding scalable operational capabilities, supporting all mission types, from the littorals to the open ocean.


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