U.S. Army Orders Saab Barracuda Camouflage Solutions 31206152

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U.S. Army Orders Saab Barracuda Camouflage Solutions
Defence and security company Saab has received an order for the production and delivery of camouflage equipment from the U.S. Army. Deliveries will occur over the next six months. Saab has global leadership in the design and manufacture of advanced camouflage solutions for the defence market and continues to attract new and existing customers around the globe. For decades in the U.S., Saab has been the leading supplier to the U.S. Army within this product area.
U.S. Army Orders Saab Barracuda Camouflage Solutions The SAAB mobile camouflage system is applied to an U.S. M1A2 Abrams tank (photo: U.S. Army)

“We are proud to be able to continue to deliver state-of-the-art solutions to the U.S. Army. This order further proves Saab’s unrivalled position as the world-leader within signature management technology. It is also an important step forward towards sustaining a critical U.S. signature management industrial base,” says Brian Keller, President of Saab Barracuda LLC.

Saab’s advanced camouflage technology products have until now been exported to more than 50 countries. Saab offers a unique package of camouflage systems and force protection solutions with the purpose to decrease the enemy’s ability to detect and engage. These solutions protect camps, vehicles and personnel against hostile sensors and enemy target acquisition.

Saab Barracuda engages in the design and manufacture of signature management and camouflage products for the U.S. armed forces. The company’s products include ultra lightweight camouflage net system (ULCANS), which is a camouflage technology with multispectral capabilities providing protection against visual, infrared, thermal infrared, and broad-band radar threats; and Signature Concealment Personnel Suit, which is a Ghillie suit that offers protection against visual, infrared, and thermal infrared threats, as well as enhances survivability.

It also offers Gun-Mounted Vehicle, a system with multispectral characteristics that allow small vehicles to blend with the surrounding background environment; The Two Man Collapsible Tent, which offers multispectral camouflage protection; and The Solar Shading and Concealment System, which reduces solar heating of the war fighter, and obstructs thermal and visual reconnaissance by enemy forces.