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Saab Bullish on South Korean Market

: Oct 15, 2019 - : 3:55 pm

Saab is placing a special emphasis on multi-domain solutions, at the ongoing ADEX with its next-generation GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) and other products and solutions, across the air, land and maritime domains. “Korea’s need for superior defence technology has never been higher,” says Håkan Borin, Head of Saab South Korea.

“Saab is a provider of world-class technology but also a partner for the joint development of new, advanced systems that can meet this country’s specific needs. Our revolutionary GlobalEye AEW&C solution is just one example of how Saab leads the world inoperational capability and smart thinking. It shows how innovative nations like Sweden, and Korea, can develop and deliver the very best defence systems in the world. With GlobalEye and the other products we showcase at ADEX, Saab is ready to be a true partner in ensuring the safety and security of the Republic of Korea,” said Borin.

Saab is also showcasing its prowess in radar systems, where it has more than 30 years of active electronically scanned antenna (AESA) radar design experience. Saab’s Arthur mobile weapons-location radar system has been in service with the Republic of Korea Army since 2009.

The company is also presenting other products at the show, such as the Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB), which has been developed in partnership with Boeing. This long-range precision incendiary solution which decisively expands the capabilities of the armed forces. It can conduct reverse slope engagements and defeating a range of targets, from hardened facilities to soft-skinned assets.

The Carl Gustaf M4, AT4 and NLAW are also on display. Saab’s lightweight Carl Gustaf M4 has all the flexibility and lethality of previous Carl Gustaf variants but now weighs less than 7 kg, thus providing a significant improvement in soldier mobility. The M4 is also compatible with intelligent sighting systems for programmable ammunition.

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