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Saab at Indo Defence 2016

Defence and security company Saab will exhibit at the Indo Defence 2016 Expo and Forum, in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 2 to 5 November. Please visit us at Stand D 095.


Indo Defence is a focal point for the aerospace, defence and maritime sectors in Indonesia and the wider Asia Pacific region. Saab has always been proud to participate in this event to demonstrate why we are the best partner for Indonesia’s future security and prosperity.

Saab applauds Indonesia’s clearly stated policies of national industrial development and self-sifficiency through transparent and open processes. Saab supports Indionesia’s desire to see ‘smart investment’ in high technology industries, like defence and aerospace. Saab is ready to stand as a partner for progress in Indonesia, in full accordance with the obligations of legislation such as Law No. 16/2012 and the strict observance of Indonesia’s declared procurement rules.

“Indonesia has great ambitions to develop its national industry; to build new levels of skill and capability in aerospace and defence through enhanced international cooperation. Future partners like Saab must deliver true technology transfer, industrial cooperation and return-on-investment, all with the highest degree of ethics and transparency. At Saab we understand and respect these goals and we are ready to work-hand-in-hand with the Indonesian government, industry and armed forces to achieve their aims for national development,” says Dan Enstedt, president and CEO of Saab Asia Pacific Co. Ltd.

Saab is already working with its strategic partner in Indonesia, PT Pindad, to enhance and develop the national air defence system there. A technology transfer and industrial cooperation programme is today building new skills and capabilities in Indonesia and the two companies are ready to meet Indonesia’s future requirements for ground based air defence.

At Indo Defence 2016 Saab will exhibit products and solutions from our complete product protfolio across the air, land and sea domains. This will include:

Gripen fighter, the world’s most advanced multi-role combat aircraft. Tested, proven, in production and available now, Gripen is the answer to Indonesia’s pressing need for effective, affordable 21st Century airpower. Saab’s full-scale Gripen Cockpit Simulator will be operating on our stand throughout the show, giving visitors a first-hand experience of Gripen’s powerful operational capabilities.

GlobalEye, Saab’s revolutionary multi-role airborne surveillance system. With its all-new Erieye ER radar, advanced C4I and multi-mission capabilities, GlobalEye combines the roles of airborne early warning and control, maritime patrol and ground surveillance all in a single platform. GlobalEye will deliver compete security and airborne awareness for Indonesia.

Advanced ground based air defence systems (GBAD). Only Saab has the in-house capability to deliver a complete, future-proof GBAD solution for Indonesia. At Indo Defence see our unique combination of the RBS 70 NG missile system and Giraffe 1X AESA radar.

Naval combat systems.Saab can deliver the full spectrum of naval warfare capabilities, from missiles to sensors, all integrated with advanced combat management systems for every class of vessel. Saab is ready to provide a range of different combat systems solutuions for all of Indonesia’s future naval programmes.

Saab Media Events at Indo Defence 2016
Please join us for two important press briefings at Indo Defence 2016.

10:30 Thursday 3 November
Saab Stand D 095
Future Airpower for Indonesia
Gripen and GlobalEye deliver unmatched technology and combat power. Together they are the teeth and eyes of modern airpower. Saab’s Jerker Ahlqvist, Head of Gripen, and Lars Tossman, Head of Airborne Surveillance Systems, will brief on the latest news and developments in the Gripen and GlobalEye programmes and discuss why they are the best option for Indonesia.

14:00 Thursday 3 November
PT Pindad Stand
Advanced Ground Based Air Defence Solutions for Indonesia
Partners Saab and PT Pindad will present, for the first time, the RBS 70 NG missile system and Giraffe 1X AESA radar combination; the best solution to Indonesia’s current and future ground based air defence requirements

Indo Defence 2016 Expo and Forum will be held at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran Jakarta, Indonesia from 2 to 5 November 2016.

Please visit Saab at Indo Defence 2016 on Stand D 095.

For further information, please contact:
Robert Hewson
Head of Communications, Saab Market Area Asia Pacific
+66 92 558 1581

Saab Press Centre
+46 (0)734 180 018
Follow us on twitter: @saab

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. 


27 September 2019
27 September 2019
27 September 2019