Saab is exhibiting a serial production Giraffe
1X 3D solid-state radar at this week's DSEI exhibition in London.
The Giraffe 1X is a compact, lightweight
high-performing 3D radar suitable for ground-based air defence
roles as well as for civil applications such as airports and site
protection, as well as naval applications for all types of
The Giraffe 1X also boasts simultaneous air
surveillance, Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) and
Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) capability with an Enhanced
Low, Slow and Small capability against low observable targets as
well as UAVs.
The Giraffe 1X can be networked or operated
fully self-contained with C3 capabilities. It is designed for
flexibility of integration, with the option for both mounted and
TorbjŲrn Wolffram, Marketing & Sales, Saabís
business unit Radar Solutions, said, ďWe have brought an operating
Giraffe 1X to DSEI to showcase how the radar is the new benchmark
in so many ways for the small radar segment. In another first, the
Giraffe 1X at DSEI is installed on a Supacat Jackal vehicle,
reflecting how the radarís small footprint and low mass mean it
can quickly be deployed wherever the commanderís need is greatest
or when rapidity equates to survivability.Ē
The Giraffe 1X will provide a live demonstration
of its capabilities at DSEI by viewing the airspace from its position at
the show. Visitors will be able to talk to Saab experts about its
unique features and see for themselves the high quality
situational awareness users can expect.
The air picture generated by the Giraffe 1X will
also be supplied to
the nearby stand of Chess Dynamics in support of their counter-UAV
The Giraffe 1X 3D solid-state radar is located
at the East outdoor display area 23.