Latest stories

  • Saab Establishes Tech Devt Center, Electronic Warfare Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Saab Establishes Tech Devt Center, Electronic Warfare Unit

    Saab has opened a technology development center in Tampere, Finland, that includes a unit focused on electronic warfare systems. The center will support Saab’s efforts to produce EW technology for Gripen E/F fighter jets, airborne early warning and control aircraft and land-based electronic support measures/electronic intelligence systems, the company said Wednesday. Hakan Buskhe, president and CEO […] More

  • Saab to Support EU-Funded Unmanned Maritime Tech Research Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Saab to Support EU-Funded Unmanned Maritime Tech Research Project

    Saab has been selected to join a European Union-funded research project that seeks to demonstrate the use of unmanned systems to increase situational awareness in naval environments. The OCEAN2020 project will include two live demonstrations slated to occur off the Italian Mediterranean coast sometime in 2019 and in the Baltic Sea during 2020, Saab said Tuesday. Saab will […] More

  • Saab to Demo Anti-Submarine Warfare Training System for US Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Saab to Demo Anti-Submarine Warfare Training System for US Navy

    The U.S. Navy is set to evaluate an anti-submarine warfare training system from Saab as part of the military branch’s Foreign Comparative Testing Program. Saab said Tuesday it will demonstrate the AUV62-AT system this summer as the Navy looks to replace the service branch’s current platform for an undersea warfare training range. Gorgen Johansson, a senior vice president at Saab and head […] More

  • Patria Orders $118M in Saab Systems for Finnish Navy Fast Attack Craft Modernization - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Patria Orders $118M in Saab Systems for Finnish Navy Fast Attack Craft Modernization

    Saab has received a potential $117.9 million order from Finland-based defense company Patria to provide various systems for integration into the Finnish navy’s fast attack crafts. The order is for the 9LV Combat Management System, 9LV Fire Control System with  the Ceros 200 fire control director and the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station, Saab said Thursday. Patria serves as the prime contractor […] More

  • Research and Markets: Soldier Modernization Programs to Help Drive Man-Portable Electronics Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Research and Markets: Soldier Modernization Programs to Help Drive Man-Portable Electronics Market Growth

    A new Research and Markets report predicts the global man-portable military electronics market will reach $6.4 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate of 3.29 percent due to the increasing complexity of modern warfare techniques and soldier modernization efforts. The company said Friday it expects the communication segment to hold a market share of 56.7 percent over the […] More

  • Babcock-UGL JV Lands $157M Australian Frigate Maintenance Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Babcock-UGL JV Lands $157M Australian Frigate Maintenance Support Contract

    A Babcock–UGL joint venture has secured a potential five-year, $156.7 million contract to help maintain the Australian navy’s Anzac-class frigates, Shephard Media reported Thursday. Naval Ship Management will provide engineering services for eight Australian frigates beginning this month in support of the Warship Asset Management Agreement program. WAMA is a collaborative effort of the Commonwealth of Australia, NSM, BAE Systems  and Saab to […] More

  • Reportlinker Study Projects Global Military Submarine Market to Reach $34B by 2027 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Reportlinker Study Projects Global Military Submarine Market to Reach $34B by 2027

    A new Reportlinker study predicts the current $22 billion global military submarine and related maintenance, repair and overhaul market to grow at a compound annual growth of 4.5 percent through 2027 and reach approximately $34 billion. Reportlinker said Wednesday it expects nuclear attack submarines to account for approximately 40 percent of the global market spending […] More

  • Saab Unveils New AESA Surveillance Radar Tech Configuration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Saab Unveils New AESA Surveillance Radar Tech Configuration

    Saab has introduced a fixed-panel configuration of the company’s active electrically scanned array radar offering. Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face is based on S-band AESA radar technology and designed to integrate with multiple naval platforms, the company said Friday. Anders Linder, head of Saab's surface radar solutions business, said the company aims to help customers address surveillance requirements […] More

  • Reportlinker: C4ISR Tech Spending in North America to Reach $732B by 2027 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Reportlinker: C4ISR Tech Spending in North America to Reach $732B by 2027

    Reportlinker has unveiled a new report that predicts the global market for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems will reach more than $177 billion in cumulative value by 2027 at a 2.4 percent compound annual growth rate. An increasing demand for battle-space awareness and network centric warfare modernization efforts will help drive C4ISR market growth […] More

  • Report: 5 Firms Express Interest in Polish Fighter Aircraft Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Report: 5 Firms Express Interest in Polish Fighter Aircraft Program

    Five companies have formally submitted their interest to participate in the Polish defense ministry’s tender process for a fighter aircraft procurement effort, DefenseNews reported Thursday. The report said Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Leonardo and Saab applied for an opportunity to offer their respective combat jet platforms to Poland’s “Harpia” program. Warsaw-based Fights On Logistics sought participation in a […] More

  • Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Sierra Nevada-Turkish Aerospace Industries Team to Offer Trainer Aircraft for Air Force T-X Program

    Sierra Nevada Corp. and Turkish Aerospace Industries have developed a trainer aircraft in order to compete for the U.S. Air Force's T-X program that seeks to replace the T-38 jet, Quwa reported Monday. Bilal Khan writes SNC and TAI established a Colorado-based subsidiary, Freedom Aircraft Ventures, to offer the Freedom Trainer aircraft. The Freedom Trainer jet will be equipped with […] More

  • Saab-Adani Team to Manufacture Gripen Fighter Aircraft in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Saab-Adani Team to Manufacture Gripen Fighter Aircraft in India

    Saab plans to collaborate with Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group to design, develop and manufacture the Saab-built Gripen fighter aircraft in India. The two companies aim to build other defense systems in India and facilitate local joint ventures to support the Make in India initiative that seeks to make the South Asian country a global design and manufacturing center, […] More

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Receive Daily News Briefing And Event Updates Straight to Your Inbox