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2021-05-05T23:40:56+00:00

Small diameter, big impact (Article for Saab)

With mortars increasingly replacing artillery in the modern battlefield, combat battalions have been searching for greater fire power. THOR 120mm mortar ammunition closes the capability gap, delivering an effect comparable to a 155mm artillery shell.

2018-10-18T02:04:16+00:00

Five things you didn’t know about the RBS15 (Article for Saab)

The RBS15 Mk3 is known in defence circles as the world’s leading anti-ship missile. Carrying a 200-kilogram warhead, it can be launched from multiple platforms including trucks, aircraft and ships, and it allows for true fire-and-forget operability in all weather conditions. But how well do you really know the RBS15? The following facts might surprise you

2019-06-17T00:40:45+00:00

Mobility key to modern air defence (Via Appelberg)

With aerial threats rapidly evolving, Western nations are now addressing gaps in their ground-based air defence (GBAD). What’s needed are short-range air defence systems that combine agility with ease of deployment.

2018-10-25T04:47:16+00:00

Ready For Action (Article for Saab)

With a decision on who will supply India’s new very-short-range air-defence (VSHORAD) system expected by the end of the year, Saab is fully prepared to deliver.

2019-06-17T00:40:03+00:00

A family affair (Via Appelberg)

With a connection to Saab’s Giraffe radar stretching back 30 years, Peter Andersson is well placed to talk about the advantages of the system.

2021-02-10T02:02:38+00:00

Engineering hot spot (Via Appelberg)

The global political situation is in flux. After many years of stability, European nations are concerned about a threat from the east and looking to substantially increase their defences at home. At the same time, main battle tanks have become an even more dominant force in armed conflicts. Armed with more sophisticated weapons and counter measures, they are now an invaluable tool in complex terrain, helping advancing forces to destroy entire buildings to root out the enemy.