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Saab Showcases New Solutions for Sea and Land Defence and Security at Exponaval 2016

Defence and security company Saab will attend the 10th Exponaval – International Naval and Maritime Exhibition and Conference for Latin America. The event will be held from November 29 to December 2, 2016, at the Concón Naval Air Station in Viña del Mar, Chile.

High-end technology for military operations in challenging environments, whether on land or sea, is a key characteristic of the solutions that Saab will showcase to visitors from various Latin American countries at Exponaval 2016. Products include management and surveillance of maritime traffic; integrated communication, training and performance in land combat; and technology for surface or underwater vessels. These solutions go from cutting-edge radar technologies (Sea Giraffe) to Combat Management Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, mine countermeasure vessels (MCMV) and latest-generation submarines (A26).

"Saab's portfolio of maritime traffic management, port security and naval warfare is part of our solutions to make the society even safer. We are confident that our solutions can contribute to increased, yet cost efficient, capabilities to the navies in region. We also believe that our willingness to transfer technology and local partnership will contribute to the development of the regional defence industry," said Fredrik Gustafson, head of Marketing and Sales, Saab’s market area Latin America.

Saab's solutions will be showcased at booth 188-N. At 3 p.m. On Tuesday (29), Torbjörn Persson, Saab's Senior Director Naval Combat Systems

Surveillance, will give a lecture on Surface Warfare. On Wednesday (30), at 10 a.m., Robert Petersson, Senior Marketing Executive at Saab Kockums, will talk about updates for legacy systems and the future of submarine solutions.

In addition to the International Congress entitled "Sustainability Challenges for the Shipbuilding and Maritime Industries," the event will welcome 73 delegations and feature presentations, demonstrations and workshops on a total area of 14,500 square meters.

For more information, please contact:

Press Center

Saab Press Centre,

+46 734-180018

Paula Nauhardt

Communication for Latin America at Saab

Tel: 55 (11) 9 8407-0209

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