Saab to Supply Radio Systems to US Army

15.04.2011 North America
Saab to Supply Radio Systems to US Army

Saab to Supply Radio Systems to US Army

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Defense and security company Saab has secured a long-term framework agreement with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).

The framework agreement covers radio systems for communication (LT2-IRS) for live training with a potential total sum of approximately MSEK 260 (US$ 41 million). An initial order of approximately MSEK 23.5 (US$3.7 million) is already secured.

The framework agreement covers the production and fielding of 7 radio based communication systems over the next 3 years.

The first system will be delivered in November 2011 with an additional instrumentation system delivered every 8 months to 7 U.S. Army homestations worldwide. The framework agreement covers an initial one year term with options for two more years.

"The receipt of the contract showcases Saab's capability, capacity and competence in the instrumentation and communication systems field," says Lars Borgwing, President Saab Training USA.
Dan-Ake Enstedt, President of Saab North America continues, "We are very pleased to field Saab equipment for the U.S. Army under this contract and to continue providing equipment that will enhance our warfighters' skills and capabilities. This contract is an excellent example of the technology advantage we bring to our customers."


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