Sensis and Saab Microwave Systems Enter Partnership for GIRAFFE AMB Radar in the U.S. Military Market

June 23, 2008

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. , June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation and Saab Microwave Systems have entered into a cooperative agreement for Sensis to market, sell and provide logistics support for Saab's GIRAFFE Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) radar to the United States military market. The partnership will enable Saab and Sensis to further support military customers and markets -- the U.S. Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security and Foreign Military Sales.

"The U.S. is a very important market for Saab and we are pleased to be entering into this agreement with Sensis, a company that met our strict criteria and has great performance and capabilities," said Lennart Joelsson , Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Saab Microwave Systems. "By providing us with U.S. marketing, sales and logistics support, our partnership with Sensis will remove barriers for future sales."

In addition to marketing, sales and logistics support of the GIRAFFE AMB, Sensis will perform critical technical activities, including systems, hardware and software engineering, to adapt the radar for U.S. military specifications. Sensis will also support U.S. military customers through customer support, field maintenance and spare parts.

"The combination of Sensis' and Saab's capabilities will significantly improve both companies' ability to address the needs of the U.S. defense forces," said David Kovarik , General Manager of Sensis Defense & Security Systems. "The partnership complements Sensis' current U.S. military pursuits and projects."

The GIRAFFE AMB is a multi-mission 3-D radar system that can simultaneously perform surveillance, military air traffic control and 360-degree ballistic weapon tracking and locating. The radar is available in a land-based platform (GIRAFFE AMB) and ship borne (Sea GIRAFFE AMB) platform. Tailored for operations with medium- and short-range surface-to-air missile systems, the GIRAFFE AMB features an integrated C3 system that enables it to act as the command-and-control center for air defense and military air traffic.


Sensis Corporation provides sensors, information technology, and simulation and modeling to the world's militaries, air navigation service providers, civil aviation authorities, airports, and airlines. Sensis Corporation solutions are deployed around the world. For more information regarding Sensis Corporation, visit


Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defense to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers' changing needs. For more information regarding Saab Microwave Systems, visit

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