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MilSim Asia: Saab's AsPac inroads

19th January 2016 - 12:24 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


Saab is making significant inroads into live, virtual and constructive simulation environments in the Asia-Pacific market.

This is demonstrated by the Swedish company’s imminent training and simulation delivery to the Japanese military.

The Japan Ground Self-Defence Force (JGSDF) awarded Saab a contract for its Small Arms Virtual Indoor Trainer (SAVIT) last year and delivery will begin soon for utilisation by the military.

Neil Patrick, director of marketing & sales for Saab’s Land Systems (Asia Pacific), said that in 2015 the company introduced an updated Personal Detection Device (PDD), a man-worn harness that acts as a communication hub in the system with integral

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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