Agreement cements DSTO and Saab
Collaboration on maritime combat systems is the focus of a new strategic alliance signed by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Saab Systems. The new bilateral alliance involves research associated with Saab’s 9LV Mk3 combat management system fitted to the Royal Australian Navy’s ANZAC ships.
“Saab’s particular skills in maritime combat systems is a perfect fit with the requirements of DSTO’s development of these systems,” Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky said.
Saab Systems Managing Director in Australia Dean Rosenfield said partnerships based on shared knowledge helped to reduce risk and improve productivity. “Saab has had a long relationship with DSTO and the new alliance continues to provide great opportunities for our staff to collaborate on research developing the next generation of maritime and land C4I systems,” Rosenfield added. and-control systems in service with Schneider Electric and Thales’s customers and their specific environments.
Vincent Marfaing, Thales Vice President Information Technology Security/Cybersecurity, said: “Digital security of critical infrastructures is a top priority for the authorities in France and other countries. Through our cooperation with Schneider Electric, we will offer a range of world-class technical solutions to meet this requirement.”