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Army Taps Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — A team comprised of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Saab will demonstrate a new guided munition platform for the man-portable, shoulder-launched Carl-Gustaf weapon system under a contract awarded by the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Raytheon said Friday the team is planning to conduct test firings against …

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Raytheon to Help Update Saab Weapon Systems for US, Coalition Infantry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 13, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with Saab in efforts to update the latter’s weapon systems and develop new weapons for U.S. and coalition ground troops, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The team will work to modernize the Carl-Gustaf multi-role, shoulder-launched weapon and look into potential …

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Saab Defense & Security USA to Develop Coast Guard Cutter Radar Tech Under Potential $118M Contract

A Saab Group subsidiary has won a potential $118.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop multimode radar systems for integration onto the U.S. Coast Guard‘s offshore patrol cutter ships. The contract has an initial value of $16.8 million and will reach its full cumulative value if all options are exercised, the Defense Department said …

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Saab Lands Potential $219M Contract to Maintain Sweden’s Gripen C/D Aircraft

Saab has received a potential two-year, $218.6 million contract from Sweden’s defense materiel administration to provide continued maintenance and support services for the country’s Gripen C/D multirole fighter aircraft. The company said Wednesday it will maintain components, procure equipment manage obsolescence, maintain spare parts, support technical systems and provide logistics services for the aircraft …

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Boeing-Saab Team Holds Flight Test on 2nd T-X Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and its teaming partner Saab have conducted a flight test on a second production-ready T-X trainer aircraft as part of a U.S. Air Force program to replace the T-38, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The test sought to validate the aircraft’s design and performance following …

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Saab to Develop Anti-Ship Missile System for Sweden Under $358M Contract

Saab has received a potential nine-year, $358.4 million contract from Sweden’s defense material administration to develop and produce an anti-ship missile platform for integration with the country’s Visby-class corvette ships and Gripen E fighter jets. The anti-ship missile system will have an updated target seeker and combat range as well as new …

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Saab to Move US Defense Business HQ from Virginia to NY

Saab will relocate the headquarters of its North American defense and security business from Ashburn, Virginia, to East Syracuse, New York, in a push to grow the unit’s U.S. footprint and local presence in the state, Syracuse.com reported Wednesday. Rick Moriarty writes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his …

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Saab Receives Estimated $184M Torpedo Order From Agency in Sweden

Saab has received an estimated $184 million order for a lightweight torpedo system from Sweden’s defense logistics agency. The company will develop, produce and deliver the torpedo from 2016 through 2024 in support of the Swedish armed forces’ underwater systems, Saab said Friday. Gorgen Johansson of Saab said the lightweight torpedo serves as replacement for Torpedo …

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Erik Smith Appointed CEO for Saab’s US Defense, Security Business

Erik Smith, vice president and general manager for sensor systems at Saab Defense and Security USA — a Saab Group subsidiary — has been appointed president and CEO of the business. “Erik has extensive experience in the U.S. defense industry and has a demonstrated understanding of how to navigate our …

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Brian Keller: Saab to Produce US Army Camouflage Systems

Saab has been selected to supply camouflage equipment to the U.S. Army over the next six months. The company’s camouflage systems are designed to protect camps, vehicles and humans from sensors, Saab said Thursday. “We are proud to be able to continue to deliver state-of-the-art solutions to the U.S. Army, ” said …

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