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Saab 2000 SIGSTAR

The Saab 2000 SIGSTAR is a long-range and high endurance Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) aircraft. Based on the high performance Saab 2000 platform, the SIGSTAR offers a complete SIGINT and electronic support system


  • Integrated Communications Intelligence (COMINT) system
  • Integrated Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) system
  • Electronic Support Measures (ESM)
  • Self Protection System (SPS)
  • SAT COM and data link solutions
  • Platform commonality with other members of the Saab 2000 airborne surveillance family


  • Signals Intelligence (SIGINT)
  • Reconnaissance
  • Targeting
  • National security missions

A typical mission would entail positioning at 100 NM, patrol for 8 hours, reposition 100 NM back to base, hold fuel for 15 minutes holding at 5,000 ft and alternate fuel for 100 NM diversion.

Max endurance > 9.5 hours
Max range > 2,000 NM
Time on station (at 100 NM) > 8.0 hours
Time to climb 20,000 ft 10 min
Max cruise speed 350 knots (TAS)
Patrol speed 160 knots (IAS)
Takeoff distance 1,350 m
Service ceiling 31,000 ft
assumptionsISA standard atmosphere, sea level airfield, nil wind.

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