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Devaki Raj, chief digital and AI officer in Saab, Inc.’s strategy office, was invited to participate in the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ hearing, “Governing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Through Acquisition and Procurement.” Recognized as one of the top minds in this space, Devaki’s September 14 testimony focused specifically on government AI contracts – the challenges companies face and how different procurement processes can lead to more long-term success for government projects.
Since 1985, the AT4 anti-armor family of munitions has been a weapon of choice for the U.S. Army Infantry squad. From its initial introduction through today, the U.S. Army has played an integral part in developing the AT4 family. In the almost four decades since its inception, the AT4 has helped keep American troops safe during conflicts such as Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Take your career to new heights. Work with purpose. Shape the future. Join a project on the cutting edge of defense technology. At Saab’s facility in West Lafayette, our team is working hard, manufacturing parts of the T-7A Red Hawk advanced jet trainer, the all-new pilot training system designed for the U.S. Air Force that will train the next generation of fighter pilots for decades to come. And we need your help! Join our team and be a part of something extraordinary.
Building upon existing AT4 support weapons, the AT4CS TW is specifically designed to combine the force of the tandem warhead with the ability to fire in narrow positions or other confined spaces without harm to the operator or nearby individuals.
In 2021, the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) contracted with Saab to provide a next-generation live training system to replace its previous live training program. Falling under Saab’s robust Training and Simulation Services Platform, the USMC Training Instrumentation Systems (MCTIS) represents an evolution in Marine Corps training, designed to prepare the next generation of Marines for combat readiness.
How Saab and Boeing adapted long-range precision aircraft technology for ground unit armed forces requirements. The Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB) leverages a long history of missile technology development and expertise.The two firms jointly developed the GLSDB, which has been tested and refined since its first flight in 2015. This unique capability was initially developed without a program sponsor. Both companies saw the potential for such a system and internally funded its research and development for almost a decade.
Saab and Ericsson open a new “lab-to-life” research center in partnership with Purdue University as a proving ground for 5G aviation applications and future technologies.
Saab is rapidly expanding throughout the U.S. to meet the increasing demand required within several divisions. Two of these divisions are Autonomous and Undersea Systems and Surveillance Systems, and a new office in Quincy, Massachusetts, is opening this spring to support their growth.
Hear from Saab’s Julia Allen about how the company’s new Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Team has unified around one goal – to make each of the company’s products and solutions smarter.
Saab’s Virtual Ramp Control System at Kansas City International Airport went operational on Feb. 28, the latest in Saab’s rapidly growing set of digital tower deployments.