SAAB Receives an Order for a Flexible and Agile 3D Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar

Swedish Defence and security company SAAB has signed a contract to deliver the Giraffe 1X surface radar system to an undisclosed customer. The terms of the customer and contract have been kept confidential due to security reasons.

Giraffe 1X is a flexible and agile 3D active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, featuring the latest in radar technology, including gallium nitride (GaN) circuits. Compact and lightweight with unparalleled performance, the radar is suited for changing needs and mobile forces. The complete radar is portable and can be transported on a pickup truck-sized vehicle.

SAAB’s combat-proven and highly regarded surface radar portfolio includes the renowned Giraffe, Sea Giraffe and Arthur radars. As one of the world’s leading radar suppliers with 60 years of experience, the company currently has more than 3,000 radar systems in operation in 30 countries.