Saab Avionics receives SEK 122 million order for EW-system to Sweden's new NH90-Helicopter
19 December 2002
Saab Avionics receives SEK 122 million order for EW-system to Sweden's
Saab Avionics has received an order from Eurocopter Deutschland for
development and delivery of a complete self-protection electronic
warfare suite for the new Swedish multi-role helicopter, the NH90 from
The order is a result of the close cooperation between Saab Avionics in
Sweden and Avitronics in South Africa. Development and manufacturing
will take place at both companies.
The EW-suite will include a counter measures dispensing system and a
multi-sensor warning system providing aircrew warning and protection
from radar, laser and passive heat seeking missile threats.
Earlier this year Saab and NHIndustries signed a contract regarding the
development and production of a tactical mission system (TMS) for the
new Swedish helicopter at a value of around SEK 2 billion.
Saab Avionics is a leading supplier of avionics and electronic warfare
systems on the international market. 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.
Avitronics is a joint venture owned by Grintek Limited (51 %) and Saab
(49 %) of Sweden. The company is a leading member of the South African
defence industry specialising in the design, development and production
of electronic warfare self protection systems, electronic support
measures and associated products for air, sea and land based
For further information please contact:
Kaj Göthlund, Manager Marketing & Sales, Saab Avionics, Electronic
Warfare Division, phone +46 8 580 85544, +46 73 668 5544
Gerrie Radloff, Marketing director Avitronics (Pty) Ltd,
phone +27 12 672 6030
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