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Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face

Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face

The Sea Giraffe 4A FF is a naval long-range AESA S-band multifunction radar providing the awareness required to protect your ship and rule your domain.

Any threats, any waters

The Sea Giraffe 4A FF combines long-range air surveillance and defence with full horizon coverage on surface targets and is the ultimate sensor for mission success and survivability throughout the whole scale of conflict in any naval environment. It combines the battle-proven designs from the Sea Giraffe AMB and Arthur product families, with an all-new radar fixed face sensor, based on AESA (Active Electrically Scanned Array) technology.

The multi-functional advantage

With Sea Giraffe 4A FF, the commanding officer will access very high situation awareness through simultaneous air and surface surveillance together with uncompromised self-defence capabilities. This new radar offers exceptional range, performance and multi-functionality in a single compact solution.

The Sea Giraffe 4A FF scans the total 360 degrees search volume more than up to 70 degrees with very high and flexible update rate and provides an unparalleled 3D target update rate, along with high altitude coverage and monopulse accuracy. The radar provides an simultaneous all-weather coverage against air and surface targets from low, slow andsmall targets (UAV:s), to fast moving fighters and missiles, RAM target and jammer strobes, at all altitudes and in severe clutter.

The surface channel gives a high probability of detecting very small targets in close proximity to the surface, for example rib boats. The Surface channel is also equipped with a high resolution surface surveillance capability specifically designed to detect gun fire splashes in order to provide data for gun fire corrections (for example support pre- and in action calibration).

Pohjanmaaa corvette copyright Finnish Defence Forces
© Finnish Defence Forces

Mastering the littorals

The radar is designed for continuous upgrades to meet tomorrows’ requirements and future threats.
With the Sea Giraffe 4A FF the commanding officer will gain superior situational awareness through simultaneous air and surface surveillance, and uncompromising self-defence capabilities.

The high reliability provided by Sea Giraffe 4A FF, will greatly reduce the required investment in on-board and depot spares. The user-friendly design leads to reduced operator and maintenance training will significantly contribute to reducing the total cost of ownership.

Pohjanmaa corvette copyright Finnish Defence Forces
© Finnish Defence Forces

Multi Sensor solution

Sea Giraffe Multi Sensor Solution, combining the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face and the rotating Sea Giraffe 1X radar.

  • Provides optimal overlapping performance and redundancy for air and surface surveillance
  • Hypersonic Detection Mode for detection and tracking of hypersonic targets
  • C-UAS through ELSS classification
  • Sense and warn

As part of the combat system delivery and integration to new Pohjanmaa-class corvettes of the Finnish Navy, Saab will deliver the Sea Giraffe Multi Sensor Solution, which features Sea Giraffe 1X and a fixed-face version of Sea Giraffe 4A.

Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face

Did you know?

The four in Giraffe 4A FF, stands for the area of the antenna, four square meters

  • Fast reaction time for all targets
  • Extensive Electronic Counter-Counter Measures (ECCM) to meet the complex ECM environment for today and tomorrow
  • Small footprint – physically and weight
antenna area in square meters

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Leaflet in pdf for view or download:
25 September 2020

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