New Delhi. 03 February 2019. Saab is proud to participate in the 12th edition of Aero India in Bengaluru, organized by Indian Ministry of Defence. For decades, Saab has been an active partner with Indian businesses and we are committed to the Make in India programme.
Saab will showcase its world-leading capabilities in air-power, aircraft and surveillance systems, as well as digital air traffic management solutions.
Gripen E and Weapon systems: Gripen combines exceptional operational performance, highly advanced net-centric warfare capability, sensor fusion, unique BVR capability, cost efficiency, with true transfer of technology and comprehensive industrial partnership. Weapon Systems on display include the MBDA Meteor, the RBS-15 long range ASM and Taurus, the long-range air-to-surface precision cruise missile along with other weapons and sensors. Also on display is a Full Scale Replica model of Gripen E, apart from the Gripen E Mission Simulator.
Gripen Maritime: Saab will showcase its Gripen Maritime version to share its capabilities and performance.
Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (IDAS): IDAS is a fully integrated warning system and includes radar warning (RWC), missile approach warning (MAWS) and laser warning sensors (LWS). In India, IDAS is integrated on the ALH Dhruv and ready for LCH.
Digital Tower Management Solutions: Remote Tower solutions provide a smarter approach to air traffic control by digitizing and integrating airport functions. Whether that airport is an international hub, a small regional airport or a new airport, we offer effective solutions that improve safety and operational efficiency.
Ground Combat Systems: include the Carl Gustaf M4, a man-portable multi-role weapon system that provides high tactical flexibility through its wide range of ammunition types. It is extremely light (less than 7 KGs), and has an intelligent sight, improved ergonomics and reduced action time. The Carl Gustaf AT4, enhanced to deliver extended range (ER) performance and improved high explosive (HE) effects, will also be present.
Land Electronic Defence System (LEDS) 50 Mk2 a cost effective, integrated, modular, Active Protection System consisting of Laser Warning Sensors, an Active Defence Controller, Human Machine Interface and an Effector Control Segment, providing combat personnel with vital situational awareness on laser threats and manual or fully automatic responses against threats.
Next-Generation Radar systems, include the GaN based (Gallium Nitride) Saab AESA Fighter Radar, and the truly multi-role Globaleye AEW & C aircraft with ERIEYE-ER radar. It automatically detects and tracks air and surface targets over a huge area, and can track very low-observable air and sea targets, including ‘stealthy’ aircraft, cruise missiles or submarine periscopes, even in heavy clutter and jamming environments.
Saab’s GIRAFFE 1X is based on over 50 years of radar development. The GIRAFFE 1X is a multi-purpose, light weight AESA 3D radar system solution in the X-band with outstanding performance in its class of radars. GIRAFFE 1X is characterized by its low weight and small physical footprint that allows for integration in vehicles without affecting mobility and agility.
Saab’s portfolio of Signature Management Systems includes the Mobile Camouflage System, a tailor-made, multi-spectral (Visual, Near IR, Short Wave IR, Thermal IR and Radar from 1 GHz to 100 GHz), multi-purpose system for mobile fighting platforms that enhances survivability and sustainability in the battlefield. It also has various Multi-Spectral Camouflage Nets (MSCN) including the ARCAS (Advanced Reversible Camouflage Screen) and C-90 Net, designed to protect all kinds of vehicles and other static military equipment.