Saab Defense and Security USA has been contracted by the US Naval Sea Systems Command to supply two Sea Giraffe AMB G-band shipborne radar systems for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) case between the US government and the Philippines.
Sea Giraffe AMB – designated as AN/SPS-77(V) by the US Navy (USN) – will be installed on the Philippine Navy frigates BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) and BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16), both of which are former US Coast Guard (USCG) Hamilton-class cutters acquired through the Excess Defense Articles programme. The sale also includes Saab’s 9LV system for radar control and display for enhanced situational awareness.
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