Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems from Saab

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  • 06:06 AM, December 15, 2022
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Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems from Saab

The Latvian Ministry of Defence has placed an order for RBS 70 NG ground-based air defence system and the Giraffe 1X radar.

Deliveries will begin in 2022.

The Giraffe 1X radar, combined with the RBS 70 NG, will further strengthen Latvia’s air defence capabilities by enabling improved performance.

RBS 70 NG’s latest version offers an automatic target tracker and a built-in night sight. Giraffe 1X is a compact, lightweight high-performing 3D radar. Giraffe 1X can be used for tasks including ground based air defence, Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) and site protection as well as naval applications for all types of vessels.

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