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Sea Giraffe AMB For Canadian Halifax-class Frigates

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Saab has received an order for Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar antenna kits from the Royal Canadian Navy for Halifax-class frigates.

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Press Release, Linköping. 20 December 2021: Saab has signed a contract for multi-role Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars antenna kits, for the upgrade of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigates. The contract also includes associated equipment and spare parts with an order value over SEK 300 million.

The upgrade is based on the customers’ requirement to sustain the service life and enhances the performance of the Halifax-class frigates. The work will be carried out in Halifax, Canada and Gothenburg, Sweden, starting this calendar year and continuing through 2026.

“This order has further strengthened our Sea Giraffe radar market position and continues the excellent partnership that Saab enjoys with the Royal Canadian Navy”, says Carl-Johan Bergholm, head of Saab’s Business Area Surveillance.

Sea Giraffe AMB is a multi-role 3D surveillance radar system for naval applications. It provides medium range, simultaneous air and surface surveillance and has a weapon designation capability. It is suitable for demanding naval environments from the littorals to blue-water operations.

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