30 Apr '12, 9am

Saab to upgrade Thailand's helicopter carrier. @PacificFleet @flynavy @NavyLookout #ASEAN #China #Navy

Saab to upgrade Thailand's helicopter carrier. @PacificFleet @flynavy @NavyLookout #ASEAN #China #Navy

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has selected Saab to modernise the command and control system equipped onboard Offshore Patrol Helicopter Carrier, HTMS Chakri Naruebet. Under the $26.7m contract, Saab will upgrade the aircraft carrier with 9LV Mk4 command and control system in addition to the supply of data-link equipment. The data-link equipment will enable communication between Royal Thai Air Force's Gripen fighter aircraft, the vessel and Saab 340 airborne early warning's (AEW) airborne radar system Erieye. Saab's Business Area Security and Defence Solutions head Gunilla Fransson said: "Saab is now on the Navy's three major vessels and with links to the Royal Thai Air Force's Gripen and Erieye, capabilities and resources can used more efficiently." Designed similar to that of the Spanish Navy's aircraft carrier Príncipe de Asturias, the Izar (formerly EN Bazan)-built HTMS Cha...

Full article: http://www.naval-technology.com/news/newssaab-to-modernis...

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BAIC concepts ride on Saab 9-5 and 9-3 legs

BAIC concepts ride on Saab 9-5 and 9-3 legs

paultan.org 30 Apr '12, 4am

The list is led by the C70G and C60F sedans, which ride on a reworked 9-5 platform called the M-trix, and the C50E sedan a...