Saab Training Systems receives contract award fo laser simulatiors

Saab Training Systems receives contract award for laser simulators from
French Ministry of Defence

Saab Training Systems AB Huskvarna, Sweden, has been awarded a contract
from the French Delegation Générale de Armement (DGA) for the development
and delivery of laser based gunnery and combat simulators for the AT4CS
anti tank weapon. The order value is 45 million FF.

The simulator, an adaptation of the Saab BT46 system sold to many
customers over the world, will be used both for gunnery training in
regiments and for combat training in the French National Training centre
in Mailly.

The simulator will be adapted to work with the existing French laser based
simulators for tanks and infantry soldiers, but may also be used in joint
combat exercises with other armies where the Saab BT46 system is used.

Pre series deliveries will start within one year and final delivery of the
systems will be made during 2001.

This contract is a breakthrough into the French market for Saab's
simulators. Saab Training Systems AB is, however, a long time supplier of
portable range equipment that has been used in France since more than 20
years.

Saab AB is active in the aircraft-, space- and defense industry and
supplies advanced products and systems based on sophisticated information
technology. The business areas are Military Aerospace, Space, Training
Systems, Commercial Aircraft and Combitech.

Saab Training Systems AB is specialized in military training equipment;
laser simulators, target equipment and graphic simulators. It is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Saab AB and has 257 employees. The turnover 1998 was
621 MSEK.

For further information, please contact:
Johan Ohlson, President, Saab Training Systems AB tel. +46 36 38 86
01
Hans Standar,
Vice President Marketing & Sales, Saab Training Systems AB tel. +46 36 38
87 06

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