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  • Saab, South Korean Agency Partner to Develop Fighter Aircraft Radar Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab, South Korean Agency Partner to Develop Fighter Aircraft Radar Tech

    Saab has received a $15.1 million order to help South Korea’s agency for defense development build an active electronically scanned array radar that can integrate with fighter aircraft. The company said Friday it aims to develop and evaluate an algorithm for AESA fighter radar technology through the order. Saab will collaborate with ADD and the agency’s […] More

  • Australia Introduces Defense Cooperative Research Center for Autonomous Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australia Introduces Defense Cooperative Research Center for Autonomous Systems

    The Australian government has established the first Defense Cooperative Research Center for Trusted Autonomous Systems which will aim to supply smart-machine and defense technologies through human-machine teaming strategies. BAE Systems, RMIT University, DefendTex and the Australian defense science and technology group are the inaugural members of CRC, the country’s defense department said Monday. The center’s initial three projects will […] More

  • Saab to Supply Sweden With New Gripen E Aircraft Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab to Supply Sweden With New Gripen E Aircraft Equipment

    Saab has received a potential $47.5 million to provide new Gripen E fighter aircraft equipment to the Swedish defense and material administration FMV. The company said Monday the supplemental contract updates the terms of an agreement signed with the agency in 2013 concerning reuse of existing Swedish military aircraft fleet or stock. Sweden’s armed forces […] More

  • Saab Opens UAE-Based Defense, Security Tech Production Hub - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Opens UAE-Based Defense, Security Tech Production Hub

    Saab has inaugurated a development and production center for defense and security technology platforms in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, as part of expansion efforts. The company said Thursday it seeks to market product offerings from the new facility to UAE and international customers. Saab added the facility will initially manufacture sensor systems and may […] More

  • Saab Gets Training Artillery Ammunition Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Gets Training Artillery Ammunition Order

    Saab has secured a $14 million order to supply 155-millimeter explosive training artillery ammunition to an undisclosed customer. The company said Tuesday its Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland subsidiary will oversee technical alteration, target mark and explosive component filing and final assembly processes. SBDS will also work to convert live rounds into training rounds slated for delivery […] More

  • Saab and Armscor to Support South African Air Force Gripen Weapon Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab and Armscor to Support South African Air Force Gripen Weapon Systems

    Saab and Armscor have received a $23 million contract to deliver support services for the South African air force’s JAS 39 Gripen aircraft weapon systems. The support contract entails airworthiness management, engineering support, maintenance, repair, spare parts delivery and technical document update services, Saab said Friday. The companies will perform work through a period from November 2017 to February 2020. The […] More

  • Research and Markets: Border Security & Terrorism Concerns to Drive Global C5ISR Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Border Security & Terrorism Concerns to Drive Global C5ISR Market Growth

    Research and Markets has unveiled a new report that forecasts a 3 percent compound annual growth rate for the worldwide command, control, communications, computing, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems through 2023. The company said Monday the global C5ISR market is projected to reach $1.36 billion in 2023 from $1.10 billion last year.   Increased […] More

  • Meopta, Saab Sign MoU to Produce Components for BAE Systems-Built Infantry Fighting Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Meopta, Saab Sign MoU to Produce Components for BAE Systems-Built Infantry Fighting Vehicle

    Czech Republic-based optical specialist Meopta has inked a memorandum of understanding with Saab to help produce components for the fire control system of BAE Systems‘ infantry fighting vehicle. Meopta will manufacture various components including line-of-sight technology for the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle, BAE Systems said Monday. BAE Systems’ team of Czech Republic-based suppliers currently includes VOP CZ […] More

  • Saab Unveils Military Training Visualization Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Unveils Military Training Visualization Tool

    Saab has launched a new tool for military training leaders, observers and controllers to obtain a 360-degree view of battlefield exercises. The We:Are training application employs mobile augmented reality technology and works to help users visualize movements, targets and engagements in real time, Saab said Monday. The tool is based on Google Maps app and designed to be compatible with […] More

  • Saab to Supply Additional Radars for Navy LCS Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 is contracted to deliver Sea […] More

  • Saab to Build South African Military Field Feeding Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab to Build South African Military Field Feeding Systems

    Saab has secured a two-year contract to build mass field fielding platforms for South Africa’s national defense force. The company said Monday it will provide a 200-man system consists of expandable kitchen, reefer and utility units along with a 50-man system comprised of a fully equipped expandable unit and water storage bladders. Both systems will feature diesel […] More

  • Report: Canadian Air Force Commander Seeks to Accelerate Fighter Aircraft Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Canadian Air Force Commander Seeks to Accelerate Fighter Aircraft Procurement

    Lt. Gen. Michael Hood, commander of the Canadian air force, has said he wants to speed up the purchase of new fighter aircraft to replace Canada’s fleet of F/A-18 Hornet jets, Defense News reported Saturday. Hood told the publication that Canada currently plans to release a request for proposals by 2019 for 88 fighter jets that will replace […] More

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