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25 Jan 2023
40 years since the Saab 340 inaugural flight
3 min
January 25 1983 was a cold, crisp day as pilots Per Pellebergs and Eric Sjöberg sped down the runway in Tannefors, Sweden in what would become the benchmark regional turboprop. The first flight with the Saab 340 lasted one hour and 21 minutes and was uneventful.
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22 Dec 2022 / By Jonas Branzell
Fighter radar – securing the first line of defence
8 min
If your nation is under a direct threat, the first line of defense is ready to detect, track and identify any incoming target. The fighter and radar are the first barrier to deal with potential threats, and are ready to act when time is of the essence.
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22 Dec 2022
Writing the narrative of tomorrow's technical inventions
4 min
With a fearless mindset and a curiosity for people and new technology, Skander Kamran is not afraid of taking on challenges and discovering new ways to develop his knowledge. At Saab, he has found a place to explore both the potential of new technology and his expertise, but most importantly, a safe zone where he has room to grow – personally and professionally. 
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20 Dec 2022
Docksta shipyard excel at Pilot Boats- secures another contract for Germany
2 min +
During 2022 Saab’s shipyard in Docksta has delivered two Pilot Boats to Germany. In December a contract for a new Pilot Boat for Germany was signed.
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5 Dec 2022
Saab engages in Bergsjön, Gothenburg
3 min
Saab is in a collaboration with Framtidenkoncernen, Fastighets AB Balder and Business Region Gothenburg for sustainable development in Bergsjön, Gothenburg.
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2 Dec 2022
The art of Command & Control
16 min +
For as long as there has been conflict between human beings, people have come up with philosophies on how to manage these wars and win battles. Nowadays, in the age of digitalisation, the military is using sophisticated command and control systems, but the principles established in ancient times remain the same.
Medical Care Solutions
1 Dec 2022
Deployable health care where it matters
2 min
Saab’s mission is to keep people and society safe. One approach is to save lives on the battlefield. With Saab’s deployable health care solutions, life saving actions can be made where it really matters. By utilising the latest technologies, wounded soldiers can be treated in a more effective and mobile way than ever before, closer to the incident.
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30 Nov 2022
Military Type Certificate for Gripen E obtained
2 min
In November, Saab was granted a Military Restricted Type Certificate (MRTC) for Gripen E, which attests that the aircraft has met all the airworthiness and flight safety requirements set by the Swedish and Brazilian military authorities, represented by the Swedish Military Aviation Safety Inspectorate (FLYGI) and the Industrial Fostering and Coordination Institute (IFI) in Brazil. T
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28 Nov 2022
GlobalEye - Enhancing joint operation effects
6 min
The pace of modern conflicts is high and accelerates demands on decision-makers at all levels. This creates a growing need to speed up the loop from observation to action, provide more rapid and capable information sharing, and the ability to deliver a common situational picture, also in joint operations. This is exactly what GlobalEye, Saab’s long-range Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) solution, offers.
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17 Nov 2022
Falcon helps protect Maldives' coral reefs
3 min
A Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robot has helped complete the first-ever systematic scientific survey of the waters of the Maldives - the lowest-lying nation on earth.
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7 Nov 2022
Saab completes production of the first forward fuselage for Gripen E in Brazil
2 min
Saab is celebrating another milestone in the Brazilian Gripen Programme: the completion of the production of the first forward fuselage for Gripen E at the factory in São Bernardo do Campo.
NLAW
3 Nov 2022
NLAW - The true tank killer
1 min +
The NLAW anti-tank system has attracted plenty of praise recently for its ability to stop main battle tanks in their tracks. But where did it come from? And what makes the system so effective?