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Saab Certifies Axnes PNG System for AW139

Saab Certifies Axnes PNG System for AW139

Axnes AS is pleased to announce that the defense and security company, Saab, through cooperation with Axnes will move ahead with an STC and installation kit project to perform installation of Axnes’ new PNG wireless intercom system into the Leonardo AW139 platform. This will enable existing AW139 operators to retrofit their helicopters with the professional PNG… Read more »

Source: Saab, 09-Mar-17

Saab and HAL sign technology transfer agreement

Saab and HAL sign technology transfer agreement

Announced at Aero India 2017, the contract – valued at ZAR112 million (USD8.5 million) – will see the transfer of technology for in-country maintenance of Saab’s Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (IDAS) system in India. IDAS has been selected as the electronic warfare (EW) self-protection system for Indian Air Force and Indian Army Aviation Corps variants… Read more »

Source: Saab, 17-Feb-17

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Swedish Police to receive three UAV systems

Swedish Police to receive three UAV systems

Saab will deliver three UAV systems to the Swedish Police. Each system comprises air vehicles equipped with day/night sensors and a ground station, plus spare parts, consumables, documentation, training and technical support. The contract will be in effect from 2016 to 2018. The remote-controlled UAV system selected by the Swedish Police uses the proven Qube… Read more »

Source: Saab, 14-Jan-16

Swedish military signs five year NH90 component contract with Saab

Swedish military signs five year NH90 component contract with Saab

This new contract covers component maintenance for the TMS to ensure full system availability. This will include, among other capabilities, the helicopter’s sonar system for anti-submarine warfare. Saab is now responsible for the support and maintenance of the entire Hkp 14 TMS. “This agreement confirms our strength as a support provider who ensures the availability… Read more »

Source: SAAB, 21-Jul-15

HAL renews Saab contract for Dhruv Self-protection Systems

HAL renews Saab contract for Dhruv Self-protection Systems

Defence and security company Saab (STO:SAABB) has received follow-on orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited (HAL), India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare self-protection system for installation on the Indian Army’s and Air Force’s Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv. The orders have a total value of approximately USD78 million (SEK740 million). Saab’s Integrated Defensive Aids… Read more »

Source: SAAB, 01-Apr-15

Sikorsky and Saab launch new North Sea S-92 Support Center

Sikorsky and Saab launch new North Sea S-92 Support Center

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the defense and security company Saab has become a Sikorsky-authorized S-92® helicopter Customer Support Center. The Customer Support Center will operate out of Aircontact Aviation Maintenance AS facility in Stavanger, Norway, and will offer maintenance services for North Sea operators of S-92 helicopters. The announcement was made at the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 03-Mar-15

Saab has US patent approved for unmanned helicopter rotorhead

Saab has US patent approved for unmanned helicopter rotorhead

From the full official documentation of US Patent 8944764 The invention claimed is:1. A main rotor arrangement for an UAV-helicopter, the main rotor arrangement comprising: a rotor mast defining a vertical axis of rotation, a hub for attachment of rotor blades, wherein the hub is mounted to the rotor mast in a tiltable way so… Read more »

Source: US PTO, 16-Feb-15

Joint Base Lewis McChord – Saab to supply new low level surveillance system

Joint Base Lewis McChord – Saab to supply new low level surveillance system

Saab has been selected by the U.S. Army to supply a Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system at Joint Base Lewis – McChord (JBLM), Fort Lewis, Washington. The WAM system will provide precise surveillance during low level aviation tactical maneuvers during training at JBLM. JBLM will be the fourth U.S. military installation to utilize Saab WAM… Read more »

Source: Saab, 29-Jan-14

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Saab Skeldar UAS operationally deployed by the Spanish Navy

Saab Skeldar UAS operationally deployed by the Spanish Navy

Defence and security company Saab’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skeldar is now operationally deployed on-board the offshore patrol vessel BAM Meteoro. Skedlar is supporting the Spanish Navy with surveillance capabilities while taking part in the EU Atalanta operation in the Gulf of Aden. Earlier this year Saab announced a contract to deploy the Skeldar Unmanned… Read more »

Source: Saab, 19-Nov-13

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Saab receives orders on self-protection system for ALH

Saab receives orders on self-protection system for ALH

Defence and security company Saab (sto:SAABB) has received two orders from Hindustan Aeronautic Limited (HAL), India, for serial production of an integrated electronic warfare self-protection system for installation on the Indian Army’s and Air force’s Advanced Light Helicopter. The orders have a total value of approximately SEK 216 million (USD 33 million). Saab’s Integrated Defensive… Read more »

Source: Saab, 21-Sep-13

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AgustaWestland places $15M defensive aids suite order with Saab

AgustaWestland places $15M defensive aids suite order with Saab

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for helicopter self-protection and electronic intelligence systems worth around SEK 100 Million (ZAR 130 Million) from AgustaWestland Ltd. (HeliHub.com editor note – this is $15.23M in today’s money) “This contract strengthens our relationship as a key supplier to AgustaWestland and shows our ability to design and… Read more »

Source: Saab, 01-Jan-13

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US Army becomes first customer for Saab head-up display

US Army becomes first customer for Saab head-up display

Defence and security company Saab has received the first order for its HUD-system following flight evaluations by the US Army Aviation end customer with the system installed on a Blackhawk helicopter. Saab secured the order in cooperation with the contract prime, BAE Systems Inc. for the U.S. Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD)… Read more »

Source: Saab, 01-Nov-12

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Turbomeca signs agreement with Saab for Swedish A109LUH engine work

Turbomeca signs agreement with Saab for Swedish A109LUH engine work

Turbomeca (Safran group) HAS signed a contract with defense and security company Saab AB for the repair and overhaul of engines and Arrius 2K2 modules installed on A109 LUH helicopters of the Swedish Air Force. The contract signed with Saab is a customized Global Support Package (GSP) for the Swedish Air Force A109 helicopters equipped… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 31-Aug-12

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Saab completes initial flight trials of RIGS head-up display

Saab completes initial flight trials of RIGS head-up display

Saab’s innovative integrated Head Up Display (HUD) System “RIGS” has completed initial flight trials in Sweden. The HUD has been integrated with Garmin’s G500H Avionic System and Maxviz’ EVS-1500 sensor in an AS350 helicopter. The successful flight trials have included symbology evaluations, overlay of images from the Enhanced Vision Sensor (EVS) and Synthetic Vision depictions… Read more »

Source: Saab, 17-May-12

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Saab signs support agreement with Sikorsky

Saab signs support agreement with Sikorsky

The defence and security company Saab has signed a major support agreement with Sikorsky Aerospace Services regarding technical maintenance and support for Sweden’s BLACK HAWK helicopters. The support agreement is a framework agreement that establishes the manner in which Saab and Sikorsky Aerospace Services will support the Swedish Armed Forces. The parties have agreed to… Read more »

Source: Saab, 18-Jan-12

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Air Traffic Control Association makes award for North Sea WAM system

Air Traffic Control Association makes award for North Sea WAM system

NATS, the leading provider of air traffic services and solutions in the United Kingdom, received the 2011 Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Earl F. Ward Memorial Award for their deployment of Saab AB subsidiary Saab Sensis Corporation’s Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) in the North Sea. Presented at the annual ATCA conference, the Ward Award is… Read more »

Source: Saab, 03-Oct-11

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Saab and Eurocopter sign NH90 support agreement

Saab and Eurocopter sign NH90 support agreement

The defence and security company Saab has recently signed a framework agreement with Eurocopter for support of their NH90 helicopters. Eurocopter is the largest owner in the consortium NHIndustries, which designs and produces the NH90 helicopter. NHI has contracts for more than 500 NH90 helicopters, with European defence forces comprising the majority of customers. Saab… Read more »

Source: Saab, 23-Aug-11

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Norrlandsflyg contract with Saab for S76 technical services

Norrlandsflyg contract with Saab for S76 technical services

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Norrlandsflyg AB, who are purchasing technical services for their helicopter fleet through a call-off contract. Norrlandsflyg AB are responsible for all contracted Swedish sea rescue operations on behalf of the Swedish Maritime Administration and is responsible for the helicopter ambulance operations in the Västra Götaland… Read more »

Source: Saab, 04-Jul-11

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Saab to support Sweden’s Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aerospace Services and Saab to support Sweden’s Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Air Show with the Swedish defence and security company Saab to support the fleet of 15 UH-60M helicopters recently purchased by the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV). Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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Saab widens Scandinavian Air Ambulance contract

Saab widens Scandinavian Air Ambulance contract

The first additional agreement has now been signed as part of the 8-year agreement that came into force earlier this year with Scandinavian Air Ambulance Holding AB (SAAH). The order is worth SEK 25 m and relates to the expansion of technical and maintenance services. The agreement is an extension to the technical and maintenance… Read more »

Source: Saab, 09-May-11

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Saab signs $148M 10-year contract for support and maintenance of Swedish A109LUH

Saab signs $148M 10-year contract for support and maintenance of Swedish A109LUH

Saab has signed a new contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding the support and maintenance of Helicopter 15 (Agusta 109 LUHS), operated by the Swedish Armed Forces. The contract, including options, has a potential order value of around MSEK 900 ($148M) over 10 years. As part of the contract a first order… Read more »

Source: Saab, 05-May-11

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Saab receives order for airborne self-protection system

Saab receives order for airborne self-protection system

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for airborne Electronic Warfare self-protection system of approximately 28M Euros ”We are proud of being selected for this major deal for self-protection systems. The contract strengthens our position on the world market and shows that our complete Electronic Warfare self-protection systems are highly competitive”, says Micael… Read more »

Source: Saab, 23-Mar-11

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Saab’s agreement regarding technical and maintenance ops for air ambulance comes into force

Saab’s agreement regarding technical and maintenance ops for air ambulance comes into force

The agreement signed between defence and security company Saab and Scandinavian Air Ambulance Holding AB (SAA) in December 2010 came into force on 1st March. At the same time, an order in this eight-year contract was received, worth MSEK 225. The agreement that was signed at the end of last year means that Saab assumes… Read more »

Source: Saab, 04-Mar-11

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Saab establishing R&D centre in India

Saab establishing R&D centre in India

At Aero India in Bangalore, defence and security company Saab have announced the establishment of a Research and Development Centre in India. With the establishment of this Research & Development Centre Saab will create a sustainable and long term relationship to be able to co-develop critical technologies with India. This centre is a part of… Read more »

Source: Saab, 09-Feb-11

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Saab invests in EMS technology and maintenance

Saab invests in EMS technology and maintenance

Saab has signed an eight-year agreement with Scandinavian Air Ambulance Holding AB.This means, from the start of next year, Saab will take over responsibility for the Group’s technical and maintenance personnel and operations for their helicopters and aircraft. Saab also invests MSEK 25 in Scandinavian Air Ambulance convertibles. Through the agreement, Saab takes the responsibility… Read more »

Source: Saab, 17-Dec-10

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Saab, Swiss UAV Team on Rotorcraft

Source: Defense News, 20-May-09

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