Saab Training Systems, Huskvarna, Sweden, has signed contracts with
Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung (BWB), The German Office of
Defence Technology and Procurement, for delivery of the BT 46 laser
simulator systems to the German army.
"We have been delivering training systems to the German army since the
mid-80s, and Germany is one of our key customers. These contracts are
further confirmation that ours is the best army laser simulator system
that the market has to offer," says Johan Ohlson, CEO for Saab Training
The contracts are for laser simulator systems for the Leopard tank, PAH-
1 helicopter and Wiesel TOW. A development contract is also in place for
simulators for the Fennek armoured reconnaissance vehicle.
Since 1997, the Saab BT 46 laser simulator system has been a vital
component at Gefechtübungszentrum (GÜZ) the German army's extensive
battle training facilities, where training is conducted entirely by the
aid of simulators. The delivery of the new orders will enable army
conscripts to train on the same simulator system at their regiments as
for their final exercises at GÜZ.
Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its
main operations focusing on defense, aviation and space. The Group
covers a broad spectrum of competence and capability in systems
Saab Training Systems develops, manufactures and markets advanced
military training equipment such as laser simulator systems,
instrumented training systems and target equipment, and provides service
and maintenance for delivered systems.
For further information please contact:
Stefan Dahlkild, Project Manager, Saab Training Systems AB,
+46 36 388760
Anders Jonzon, Information Manager, Saab Training Systems AB,
+46 36 388116
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