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Sea Giraffe

13th May 2014 - 08:11 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Gothenburg


Saab has introduced five new additions to its Giraffe surface radar family, including AESA technology for sea and land applications, the company has revealed.

Launched during a media event in Gothenburg, Sweden on 12 May, the new systems include three land-based Giraffe radars and two naval Sea Giraffe systems.

These include: the Giraffe 1X and Sea Giraffe 1X short range X-band 3D radars; the Giraffe 4A and Sea Giraffe 4A medium- to long-range S-band radars which utilise the company’s Erieye S-band AESA technology; and the Giraffe 8A long-range S-band radar.

The 8A is the first long range radar in the

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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