Saab Avionics received order for SEK 600 million from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration)

Saab Avionics received order for SEK 600 million from FMV (the Swedish
Defence Materiel Administration)

Saab Avionics has in international competition received an order from
FMV for development and delivery of reconnaissance pods for Sweden´s JAS
39 Gripen fighter aircraft.

The reconnaissance pod is designed in a flexible and modular fashion,
with a great potential for future adaptations and upgrades. In this
first version the system is equipped with sensors for international
peace support operations and safeguarding of territorial integrity. The
first systems will be delivered in 2004.

Saab Avionics is a leading supplier of avionics and electronic warfare
systems on the international market and a principal supplier to the
Swedish Gripen, the world´s first fourth-generation fighter in service.

Saab Avionics is a company within the Saab Group, one of the world´s
leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on
defence, aviation and space. The Group covers a broad spectrum of
competence and capability in systems integration.

For further information, please contact:
Micael Johansson, Executive Phone: +46 8 757 35 77,
Vice President, Saab +46 70 590 55 81
Avionics


Anna Bergenlid, Director of Phone: +46 8 757 03 83,
communications, Saab +46 70 573 99 42
Avionics


www.saab.se

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