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Saab details Finnish and Dutch combat training solutions at IT2EC 2023

26th April 2023 - 09:00 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in Rotterdam, Netherlands


Saab indoor trainer has dramatically changed how Finland trains for small arms and anti-tank weaponry (Photo: Saab)

Saab has revealed more details about its Ground Combat Indoor Trainer delivered to the Finnish Armed Forces and showcased its van-based Mobile Combat Training Centre.

On the second day of IT2EC 2023, Saab briefed Shephard on some of the recent developments in its training and simulation portfolio.

For the first time, the Swedish company talked about the delivery of its Ground Combat Indoor Trainer (GC IDT) for the Finnish Armed Forces.

The modular and scalable trainer, which the Finns call SAITS, comes in multiple configurations that cover a rich variety of equipment, including realistic small arms, support and anti-tank weapons.

The latter include the NLAW, AT4 and Carl-Gustaf. The AT4 and small arms have a fully realistic recoil and resistance when shooting.

Shooters do not

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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