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  • 5 October 2015
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Defense and security company Saab will have its latest technological solutions in naval systems on show at the Pacific 2015 exhibition in Sydney, October 6-8, 2015. Saab will be showcasing its full naval defense capabilities developed in Australia and from across the globe. Gunilla Fransson, Senior Vice President of Saab’s global defense and security business, […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has on June 29 entered into an agreement with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG regarding the acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB, formerly Kockums).   This acquisition is in line with Saab’s ambition to increase its capabilities in the naval domain. This move further strengthens Saab’s status as a […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Defence and security company Saab’s acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB formerly Kockums) has now been completed. The acquisition strengthens Saab’s position as a comprehensive supplier of naval military systems.   The required decisions and approvals for Saab’s acquisition of Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB) have now been […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Industry news

      Defence and security company  Saab AB  has signed a contract with Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization for upgrade of the steering control consoles on the ULA class submarine. The order value amounts to MSEK 105 and will be carried out between 2011 and 2016. The order will secure new high technology components in the steering […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has into an agreement with Australian submarine specialist ASC for the provision of a range of services which include engineering services for the A26 submarine program. Saab is building two A26 submarines for the Royal Swedish Navy and is offering three export variants of the A26 design on the international market. […]

  • 22 October 2014

    Saab will participate at Euronaval 2014, held from 27-31 October at the Le Bourget exhibition centre, Paris. Saab takes its place at this international naval and maritime event as a first tier global supplier of advanced naval vessels and systems. Ted Ackerstierna, head of the Saab’s naval segment in Western Europe welcomes all visitors to […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG, and Saab AB today signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding concerning the sale of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (formerly named Kockums) with operations in Malmö, Karlskrona and Muskö to Saab AB.   Both parties agree that during the negotiations phase, the integrity and […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Finland’s Patria has contracted Swedish defense contractor Saab for work on the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 mid-life upgrade program. The contract awarded to Saab is worth SEK 960 million (approx. US$117.7 million) with deliveries set to start in 2018. According to Patria, the total value of the upgrade contract, without options, is around 170 million euros (approx. […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Saab a contract to deliver its Sea Giraffe agile multi beam (AMB), multi-mode radar (MMR) for the US Coast Guard’s offshore Patrol Cutters. The current contract is worth $16.8 million and contains options for further deliveries which could bring the overall contract value to $118.5 million. Saab’s Sea Giraffe MMR, a […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Collaboration on maritime combat systems is the focus of a new strategic alliance signed today by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Saab Systems. The new bilateral alliance involves research associated with Saab’s 9LV Mk3 combat management system fitted to the Royal Australian Navy’s ANZAC ships. “Saab’s particular skills in maritime combat systems […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Saab has signed a Letter of Intent with the leading supplier of tactical data link software solutions, Tactical Communications Group, TCG. Within the partnership Saab and TCG will collaborate on technical, marketing and business development initiatives designed to bring innovative new C4I solutions to the market. Saab’s tactical C4I solutions provide the end-user with superior […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

        The defence and security company Saab has received two orders from the Royal Thai Navy for the upgrading of combat management and fire control systems on two frigates of the Naresuan class. The total contract amount is MSEK 454 ($73 million). The contracts involve upgrading the frigates with the latest generation of combat […]

  • 18 February 2020

    Saab has signed an enterprise partnering agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships. However, the defence and security company has not yet received a new order. As previously announced by Saab and the Australian Department of Defence, Saab will deliver the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Spanish shipbuilder Navantia has contracted Swedish defense contractor Saab to deliver an integrated combat system for the two new Royal Australian Navy replenishment ships. According to Saab, the contract is worth SEK 226 million (approx US$25 milion). Helicopter control radar and decoy system are included in the procurement. The contract will also have Saab provide combat system engineering services […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract to deploy the Skeldar Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) for maritime operations. Skeldar UAS will be operationally deployed with the customer before the end of this year and will be used in naval operations where the benefits of a Vertical Take Off and Landing UAS are most […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab is to reduce its headcount by approximately 50 employees within business area Support and Services. The restructuring measures will affect approximately another 50 employees within the business area. The measures affect several sites in Sweden, primarly Östersund, Nyköping and Linköping and are the result of the weaker market situation. This […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with Watpac Construction Pty Ltd for the installation and commissioning of electronic security systems for the Australian Department of Defence. The contract amounts to MSEK 470 and deliveries will take place 2013-2014.  Watpac has been contracted as the Head Contractor by the Defence Support and Reform […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Industry news

    Swedish defense major Saab announced it has acquired combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, strengthening its presence in the naval sector.  Saab said the acquisition of the companies would become effective on December 29, 2017. Dockstavarvet, based outside Örnsköldsvik in northern Sweden, is a leading producer of aluminum boats. […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Industry news

    Saab has announced that it acquired another Danish naval company which designs and manufactures mine disposal charge systems for the naval defence industry. With the acquisition of Nordic Defence Industries (NDI), Saab hopes to strengthen its position in the unmanned underwater domain when it comes to regional reach, technology and innovative solutions. “With the acquisition we are strengthening […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with BAE Systems for the design and development of the new Multi-Shot Mine Neutralisation System (MuMNS). In March this year Thales France won the contract for the French and UK’s collaborative Maritime Mine Countermeasures (MMCM) project. As part of that project, over the last 18 months, […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Defence and security company Saab has been awarded two separate contracts to upgrade the Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab’s KleinPilot. One contract was awarded by the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the other came from the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of United States Coast Guard. Saab said the new KleinPilot system […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Polish Nauta Shiprepair Yard, a part of the Polish Armaments Group (PGZ), will build the ship platform for the Swedish Navy’s special purpose Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) vessel. Earlier this month, Saab announced a SEK730 million (approx. $80.6M) contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for design, construction and delivery of a special purpose ship. The […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian government has contracted the Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab for work on the sustainment of the combat system on Australia’s Anzac class frigates. The order value amounts to AUD 37 million (approximately 248 million Swedish krona) and covers services from July 2016 until December 2017. This is Saab Australia’s first order under the recently […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Canada has awarded Saab a contract to add optronic sensors to the Canadian Navy’s Ceros 200 fire control directors. The Ceros 200 is a radar and optronic fire control director for naval ships which equips all of Canada’s Halifax-class frigates along with a land-based test site. When interfaced with modern missile or gun systems […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) now incorporates new mission equipment and an expanded operational payload, the company announced on May 16. According to the company, the Swordfish can now be armed with up to six lightweight-torpedoes for the ASW role and can also carry the Saab RBS 15EF anti-ship missile or a mix of missiles […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Swedish defense technology company Saab has unveiled a new “Hypersonic Detection Mode” version of its Sea Giraffe naval radar at the Euronaval show in Paris, France. Saab says the HDM version is capable of detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. As explained, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Swedish defense contractor Saab has introduced a new configuration of its active electrically scanned array, AESA, radar products. Dubbed Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), the fixed-panel configuration builds on Saab’s family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems. In addition to radar performance, the sensor’s low top-weight adds flexibility which means the radar can be […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab is expanding its activities in the naval arena. Saab is therefore recruiting new employees to strengthen and develop its naval capabilities.   Today, Saab is one of the leading companies within the naval arena. It is a provider to the Swedish Navy, the major contractor to the Thai Navy and […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Swedish defense technology company Saab announced it has launched a new laser rangefinder named Vidar. Vidar is currently in production for the situational awareness system that Saab will deliver for Australia’s new Arafura class offshore patrol vessels. Luerssen Australia awarded Saab the contract for the situational awareness system in April 2018, as Saab previously announced. […]