Saab today signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and received an order for an integrated sensor and command and control system for use with ground-based air defence. The order value is approximately 2.1 billion SEK (approx. $250 million) and the contract period is 2020-2025.
The order includes a number of Saab’s multifunctional radar Giraffe 4A and upgrades of the Swedish Armed Forces’ existing Giraffe AMB surface radars. Saab will also update existing and deliver additional command and control systems, as well as provide extensive integration of the air defence battalions’ fire units.
“Together with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and the Swedish Armed Forces, we have created a comprehensive world-class solution that integrates the sensors, command and control systems and fire units in the ground-based air defence system. This is an important order for Saab and we are proud to deliver a central part of Sweden’s defence capability”, says Anders Carp, deputy CEO of Saab and head of business area Surveillance.
Saab will carry out the work in Gothenburg, Järfälla, Arboga and Halmstad in Sweden.
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