After failing the MMRCA competition, Saab 2000 platform, equipped with a new phased array maritime search radar and RBS-15 missiles.is now aiming at another n program Medium range Maritime recce ( ). The company is offering the
The aircraft is currently operational in neighboring Pakistan, where it performs the Airborne early Warning and Control role. According to the company,is an ideal partner for the n Navy’s requirement of an aircraft with long range, extended time on station, fast response, long service life and anti surface warfare capabilities.In its role, the aircraft maintains a cruising speed of 350 knots, it can climb to an altitude of 20,000 ft in 10 minutes, reaching operating area 1,000 nautical miles afar within three hours. It can operate from high altitude airfields, taking off with maximum load and fuel even at very hot temperatures. The can operate at a maximum range exceeding 2,000 nautical miles, with mission endurance exceeding 9.5 hours.
TheMPA can carry out a mission covering a 200 nm Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for 5.5 hours at an altitude of 2,000 ft, or longer patrol times at higher altitudes even up to 31,000 ft.
The2000 MPA can be equipped with anti-ship missile system and its associated Command & Control (C2) system supporting mission planning of missile launching zones, trajectories and target seeking activities.