Saab signs contract for surveillance systems at Swedish Prison and Probation Service institutions

Saab has signed a contract worth 282 million SEK, with Securitas Systems as sub-contractor. The order is for advanced surveillance systems at new maximum security units and remand centres.

“Through the contract we are establishing a long term collaboration where Saab becomes a technical partner to the Swedish Prison and Probation Service and assumes overall responsibility,” says Peter Wimmerström, Managing Director of Saab Systems. “For Saab, this means that we further strengthen our position in the market for civil security.”

Saab will supply surveillance systems to four surveillance centres as the total contractor with overall responsibility for the technical solution. Securitas Systems is responsible for the main part of installation work, support and maintenance. The installation will be complete by 2009.

The surveillance system will be adapted to the Swedish Prison and Probation Service operations in a common process. Saab has extensive experience of operational adaptation of solutions with the Armed Forces.

The contract has been signed with Specialfastigheter AB, which has responsibility for the Swedish Prison and Probation Service buildings.

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

For further information, please contact:
Andreas Ward, Sales Manager Saab Security Systems
Tel. +46 734 37 54 27
Guy Hörnfeldt, Communications Director, Saab Systems,
Tel. +46 703 25 53 70
Toni Eriksson, press secretary, Saab
Tel: +46 734 18 00 18
www.saabgroup.com

Saab AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 11.15 on April 8, 2008.
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