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AUSA 2011: Saab places hopes on LEDS

12th October 2011 - 17:57 GMT | by Darren Lake

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Saab North America is using AUSA to showcase the capabilities of the company's Land Electronic Defence System (LEDS)-150 active protection system (APS).

The scaleable system is currently in pre-production and will be ready for production in 2013 according to Brian Lawrence, VP Marketing.  'It's a plug and play system that is designed to defeat multi-spectral threats,' he stated.

The company will have invested the best part of $100 million of its own funds on LEDS by the time it reaches maturity. According to Lawrence, the system provides significant weight savings and full 360-protection with the capability to deal with multiple

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Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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