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ADEX 2017: Saab offers Korea better radars

23rd October 2017 - 01:00 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Seoul

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The Sweden-based company Saab outlined its defence radars, Giraffe and Arthur, for the South Korean and regional market at last week’s Seoul ADEX.

The South Korean military has faced new threats and intrusions from North Korea in the form of UAVs and small munitions such as artillery and rockets.

‘Targets get smaller, such as stealthy UAVs, and we’ve had to improve the performance of our radars,’ said a Saab spokesperson at their press briefing.

‘The baseline for very small targets has improved and we can now discriminate between threats versus non-threats, such as flocks of birds. Simultaneously, our radars

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Wendell Minnick

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Wendell Minnick


Wendell Minnick (顏文德) was Shephard's Senior Asia Correspondent throughout 2017 and 2018. Wendell is an …

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