Tag Archives: Erik Smith

Saab to Supply Additional Radars for Navy LCS Program

General Dynamics has placed an order for Saab medium-range surveillance radar systems for installation on two future U.S. Navy littoral combat ships. Saab said Thursday it will provide Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars designated as AN/SPS-77 for the military branch’s LCS 28 and LCS 30 ships. Erik Smith, president and CEO of Saab Defense and Security USA, said the company …

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Saab Intros Land-Based Compact Radar Tech Offering; Erik Smith Comments

Saab has released a ground-based compact radar system in the U.S. market in efforts to help military customers address multiple types of threat when they conduct missions. Sweden-based Saab said Monday it will transfer rights to the Giraffe 1X radar that mounts on vehicles, vessels and fixed installations to its subsidiary Saab Defense and Security USA in a push …

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Saab’s US Subsidiary to Develop Shipboard Air Traffic Radar Tech for Navy

A Saab Group subsidiary will provide three shipboard air traffic radar systems to the U.S. Navy over a four-year period under an initial engineering and manufacturing development contract. The Navy will deploy AN/SPN-50 (V)1 radars from Saab Defense and Security USA on the military branch’s aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships to replace the current AN/SPN-43C model, the company said …

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Saab Tapped for Hardware Support Under Raytheon USAF Radar Program; Erik Smith Comments

Saab‘s defense and security business will provide Raytheon with hardware and software development support for the latter firm’s Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar contract with the U.S. Air Force. Erik Smith, vice president and general manager of the Saab Defense and Security sensor systems segment, said Thursday that the company wants the technology …

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