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Eurosatory 2012: Saab promotes 'second skin' vehicle protection

13th June 2012 - 14:59 GMT | by Andrew White in Paris

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Multi-spectral signature management technology has become as important to combat platforms as a combat vest is to an infantryman, according to Saab.

Speaking to Shephard at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris, company officials dispelled the myth that such technology was no more than a glorified camouflage net.

Director of marketing for Saab's Barracuda solution, Niklas Ålund said: 'It is starting to become a solution for vehicles in all operations like part of a uniform or a combat vest for a soldier. It means a vehicle can be adapted for any type of mission.

'During the Cold War, we needed more

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