Saab Australia (Saab) has cemented its function because the nation’s sovereign fight administration system (CMS) supplier for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Floor Fleet following the signing of the ultimate stage of the Enterprise Partnering Settlement (EPA). CMS is the pc software program system that connects a naval ship’s sensors, weapons and different gear offering the operator with an built-in working system. The signing was the fruits of the prior mandate made by Authorities to appoint Saab because the nation’s sovereign CMS supplier to the Royal Australian Navy’s Floor Fleet, and paves the best way for the subsequent chapter within the firm’s help of the RAN.

Saab Australia’s Managing Director, Andy Keough mentioned,”The EPA signing demonstrates our ongoing dedication to the RAN and to the creation of sovereign functionality, constructing on the good work now we have already accomplished for the Commonwealth. It serves as recognition of the sturdy observe file Saab has demonstrated in reliably delivering excellence in CMS functionality to the Navy for greater than three a long time. Importantly, it ensures we are able to proceed to evolve the Navy’s functionality, create native jobs, and ship an Australian CMS (AusCMS) that meets the wants of the RAN in an evolving geo-political panorama.”


President /CEO of Saab AB, Micael Johansson and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Richard Marles.

As a key a part of the Authorities’s enterprise strategy to shipbuilding, realisation of the EPA will see Saab’s AusCMS equip as much as six courses of warships within the floor fleet, together with creating the Australian Interface for the Hunter and Hobart courses. Three a long time after a gaggle of Swedish engineers transferred skilled command and management functionality to Australia, Saab enjoys a protracted and proud historical past of creating, delivering and evolving CMS functionality for the exacting wants of our RAN, and the safety of Australia. Over the last thirty-four years, Saab has solid a robust partnership with the RAN.

9LV is a Naval Fight Administration System (CMS) from the Swedish firm Saab. 9LV is presently used on a number of courses of naval combatants, together with the Australian Anzac-class frigates, the Swedish Visby-class corvettes, the Canadian Halifax-class frigates and the Australian Canberra-class touchdown helicopter dock ships. As Saab has advanced the structure of 9LV with virtualization, containerization and different applied sciences, the time period NextGen is used. As beforehand introduced by Saab, the corporate will ship the tactical interface to the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of Hunter class frigates. The tactical interface can be based mostly on Saab’s ‘Subsequent Era’ Fight Administration System (CMS), which can turn out to be a part of all of the Navy’s main floor ships.