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SEA GIRAFFE AMB

for Force Protection

Cost-effective 3D-radar
Bo Wallander
Senior Director Business Development
+46 31 794 9994

No more tradeoffs between radar speed and coverage. Sea Giraffe AMB, Saab’s multi-role powerful and cost-effective medium-range 3D surveillance radar system for naval applications does both. It is a state-of-the-art medium radar with simultaneous air, surface and weapon capability, suitable for all typical naval environments including littoral and blue-water operations.

FULL AND FAST COVERAGE

The agile multi-beam function scans the entire search volume to 70o in every single scan with a fast scan-rate of 60 rpm.

SUPERIOR OVERALL PERFORMANCE COMPARED TO OTHER NAVAL 3D RADARS IN THE SAME CLASS.

Wide range of extended capabilities.

DEVELOPMENTS AND UPGRADES

Our products undergo continuous development, allowing opportunities to apply for modernisation and upgrades.

BECOMING A CUSTOMER

As a customer of Saab’s you benefit from a complete life commitment. It is our utmost ambition to support and facilitate your use of our products and services. That is why we are always willing to walk that extra mile to develop a strong and trustful relationship.

Being a customer of ours means that you can rely on Saab’s innovative and technologically advanced state-of-the-art products. But also, it means that you can rely on our dedication and willingness to provide our entire knowledge and know-how for improving your operations. That’s what we call a true commitment.

Features

The AMB functionality, with a wide transmitting lobe in elevation and multiple simultaneous receivers in parallel, is the key to the fast detection over the entire search volume.

The advanced signal processing makes it possible to detect very small targets such as sea skimmers, anti-radiation missiles, mortars and RIBs within tactically relevant ranges.

In use

Mature and proven

The Sea Giraffe AMB system is widely used by demanding customers around the world:

  • Swedish Navy
  • Polish Navy
  • US Navy
  • UAE Navy

and several others.

Technical specification

General Parameters  
Frequency band  5.4 – 5.9 GHz
Transmission Power   25 KW or LPI
   
Antenna  
Type                                                      3D Phased Array
Beam width  2.1o
Average sidelobe level  < -50 dB
Weight (including Turn Table) 660 kg

 

Radar Modes and Instrumented Coverage
Instrumented ranges 40/100/180km
Antenna rotation rate      30/60 rpm
Full elevation coverage  > 70o
Altitude detection ceiling   > 20,000 m
   
IFF/SSR  
Modes                                                      1,2,3/A,S,4/NS
Potential                                                   5

 

Target Tracking  
Automatically initiated and tracked  
Air targets:    200
Surface targets: 400
Jammer targets: 50

 

 

 

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