Ericsson Saab Avionics receives order for computers to Gripen worth 22 MUSD

Ericsson Saab Avionics AB has received an order from Saab AB in Linköping
comprising avionics units to the JAS 39 Gripen, batch 3, valued at 180 million
kronor (22 MUSD).

The order includes development and production of three cockpit panels and two
computer units.

The cockpit panels are used by the pilot to enter information and control
various functions in the aircraft's avionics system, and to present
information to the pilot.

The computers provide the interfaces between aircraft sensors, weapons,
utility systems and the avionics system.

Ericsson Saab Avionics AB is owned jointly by Ericsson and Saab and is the
principal supplier of electronic systems to the JAS 39 Gripen.

For further information, please contact:
Lars Olsson, Director of Communications and PR,
Ericsson Saab Avionics AB, Kista, Sweden.
Telephone: +46 8 757 03 83. Fax: +46 8 752 89 84.
E-mail: lars.o...@esavionics.se
Web site: www.esavionics.se

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