Saab to improve Swedish radars
Saab has received an order to develop and maintain the Swedish armed force’s artillery and weapon locating capability, the company announced on 5 December.
The order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration includes Saab’s Giraffe 4A multi-function radar and life extension of the Arthur artillery locating system to handle existing and future threats.
A digital multi-channel system featuring Active Electronically Scanned Array technology based on gallium nitride, the Giraffe 4A radar is desiged for air surveillance and defence as well as warning and artillery locating tasks.
Arthur is a highly mobile weapon locating system, designed for tactical deployment close to forward deployed troops. Within the battlefield sectors or areas of interest it will rapidly detect and track artillery projectiles and calculate points of origin and points of impact.
Deliveries will take place from 2019.
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