Saab has signed a contract for multi-role Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars antenna kits, for the improve of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class frigates. The contract additionally consists of related gear and spare components with an order worth of over SEK 300 million. The improve is predicated on the purchasers’ requirement to maintain the service life and improve the efficiency of the Halifax Class frigates. The Halifax-class frigate additionally known as the Metropolis class, is a category of multi-role patrol frigates which have served the Royal Canadian Navy since 1992. The work might be carried out in Halifax, Canada, and Gothenburg, Sweden, beginning this calendar 12 months and persevering with via 2026.

“This order has additional strengthened our Sea Giraffe radar market place and continues the wonderful partnership that Saab enjoys with the Royal Canadian Navy”, says Carl-Johan Bergholm, head of Saab’s Enterprise Space Surveillance.


The Sea Giraffe AMB is designed to be an environment friendly medium-range radar that gives excellent efficiency in each littoral areas and blue waters. The answer is highly effective however nonetheless compact and light-weight. It offers naval commanders the capabilities wanted for sustaining steady and correct air and floor situational consciousness to maximise response time to handle any threats in any waters. Sea Giraffe AMB offers superior total efficiency in comparison with different naval 3D radars in the identical class. It offers probably the most complete Digital Counter-Countermeasure (ECCM) capabilities at present out there, together with ultra-low antenna side-lobes.

The Sea Giraffe AMB operates on the C-band and affords excellent efficiency in each littoral areas and blue waters with a 360° monitoring, excessive replace fee and a 1-second goal revisit time. With a view to relive operator interplay, Sea Giraffe AMB offers absolutely computerized operation for each air and floor targets, supported by quite a lot of totally different litter maps and Doppler processing capabilities to get rid of each land and weather-driven litter. Sea Giraffe AMB classifies and tracks fastened wing, helicopter (each transferring and hovering), small UAVs, jammer and ballistic targets.