Canada Orders Sea Giraffe AMB Naval Radars Antenna Kits from Saab

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  • 06:46 AM, December 21, 2021
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Canada Orders Sea Giraffe AMB Naval Radars Antenna Kits from Saab
Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class frigate

Saab announced Monday it 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 ($32.7 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.

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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