Saab has played a key role in the Clean Sky research programmes run by the European Commission and European aeronautics industry since 2008. Clean Sky board member and Saab employee Göran Bengtsson explains why these initiatives are so important for Saab, the industry, and society as a whole.
Making sea travel more efficient is vital to the fight against global warming. With its new VDES package, Saab is taking the next step in safety, navigation and traffic management technology, for greener, safer shipping worldwide.
Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Australian Maritime Systems Group (AMSG) to provide the Government of Queensland in Australia with a Vessel Traffic Management Information System (VTMIS). This system will serve the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland´s ports in Australia.
This demonstrates that the aircraft can be flown with an alternative fuel and gives valuable knowledge for future possible use of alternative fuel.
Since the unveiling of Gripen E in May 2016, the programme has seen great progress.
Pilots like nothing better than having the latest fighter, but few pilots ever fly a plane capable of evolving to meet an uncertain future.
A modern fighter aircraft will have an operational life of thirty to forty years, perhaps more.
The Green Routes concept assists ship captains in making the right decisions at the right time. With the right information, a captain can reduce speed and still reach port on time, avoid costly anchoring and conserve fuel.
Civil aviation opens up a world of possibilities, but also consums too much fuel and emits greenhouse gas emissions.