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Saab news and press releases that matter to Australia.

Press release
24 September 2020
Saab Receives Order for Deployable Health to Australia

Saab has signed a contract with the Australian Department of Defence to deliver deployable health modules for the Australian Government’s Deployable Health Capability Program, Joint Project 2060. The order value is 337 MAUD (2,150 MSEK) for the years 2020-2027, including 5 years of support.

Press release
23 April 2020
Saab appointed for Sydney Opera House security system project

Saab has signed a contract with the Sydney Opera House Trust to deliver a new integrated security system for the iconic building.

Press release
12 February 2020
Saab signs Partnering Agreement with Australian Department of Defence for Combat Management Systems

Saab Australia has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships. Saab has not yet received a new order. 

Press release
23 August 2019
Supporting Australian Army’s GBAD and C-RAM capability

Saab has received an order from the Australian Army to extend the support of their Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) and Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) systems until 2022.

Press release
15 May 2019
United Kingdom’s Royal Navy Acquires Saab’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Training System

Saab has received an order to provide the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy with the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system. Delivery is expected to take place in 2019. 

Press release
11 April 2019
Saab Receives Order for Carl-Gustaf Ammunition to the Australian Army

Saab has received an order for deliveries of Carl-Gustaf® ammunition to the Australian Army, the total order value is SEK 168 million and deliveries are expected to take place in 2020. 

Press release
21 February 2019
Saab to Update Australian Army C-RAM Capability

In late December, Saab received an order from the Capability Acquisition Sustainment Group (CASG) on behalf of the Australian Army to update the Wireless Audio Visual Emergency System (WAVES) equipment for the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) System. The WAVES equipment provides early warning audible and visual alerts when the C-RAM sensors detect and identify an incoming threat within an exclusion zone.

Press release
18 December 2018
First digital tower in the UK goes live

The first operational digital tower in the United Kingdom has today been inaugurated by Cranfield University at their Bedfordshire airport with a system from Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS).

Press release
26 November 2018
SDATS Takes Over Remotely Operated Air Traffic Control in Sweden

Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS), a joint-venture between Saab and LFV, will take over responsibility for air traffic control of the Swedish airports of Örnsköldsvik and Sundsvall-Timrå, starting 1 January 2019.

Press release
23 November 2018
Saab Australia announced as Combat System Integration Partner for Hunter Class Frigate

Saab Australia is pleased to have been selected by BAE Systems to be part of a team, including Lockheed Martin Australia, to deliver the Hunter Class frigate Combat System Integration.