Saab Unveils Compact Radar Module for Giraffe 1X at Eurosatory 2024

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Saab Unveils Compact Radar Module for Giraffe 1X at Eurosatory 2024

Saab introduces the Compact Radar Module for the Giraffe 1X, enhancing mobility and versatility for rapid operational deployments.

At Eurosatory 2024, Saab will showcase its innovative Compact Radar Module designed for the Giraffe 1X radar system. This module combines all essential radar components into a single, compact unit, enhancing mobility and rapid deployment capabilities. With the push of a button, the antenna folds into the module, making it easy to transport and set up in diverse operational environments.

The Giraffe 1X radar is renowned for its performance and reliability in various military operations. It boasts a large search volume of up to 75 km, making it suitable for urgent missions where operational infrastructure is limited. The Compact Radar Module builds on these capabilities, offering an all-in-one solution for fast-paced operational needs.

Carl-Johan Bergholm, head of Saab’s business area Surveillance, emphasizes the value of this new addition: "The Giraffe 1X Compact Radar Module is designed with mobility and operational urgency in mind. It leverages the proven capabilities of the Giraffe 1X radar, providing customers with flexible deployment options to maximize operational effectiveness."

The Giraffe 1X radar is equipped with advanced features, including air defense target data, drone detection for counter-UAS operations, and sense-and-warn capabilities for rockets, artillery, and mortars. Continuous software upgrades ensure the radar system remains effective against emerging threats.

This latest development from Saab demonstrates the company’s commitment to enhancing operational capabilities and meeting the evolving needs of modern military forces. The Compact Radar Module is set to be a significant asset for any mission requiring rapid deployment and reliable radar performance.

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