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DIMDEX: Saab promotes maritime surveillance

26th March 2014 - 10:24 GMT | by Andrew White in Doha


Offering up its maritime surveillance capabilities to the Middle-East at DIMDEX, Saab has described a ‘complex’ maritime environment in the Arabian Gulf.

Speaking to Shephard at the event on 26 March, Tomas Samuelsson, head of market areas Europe and Middle-East, outlined difficult political, geographical and economic inputs in the region but stressed that maritime surveillance provided an important tool to protect trade routes and counter-piracy and asymmetric threats.

Samuelsson also highlighted an increased demand for multi-functionality and warned that future requirements would not be as ‘predictable’ as they have been in the past. Requirements have become ‘more fast and adaptive’,

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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