Substantial order awarded to Saab Barracuda for multispectral, mobile
Saab Barracuda AB has been awarded a substantial order from the Defence
Material Administration (FMV) for multispectral, mobile camouflage systems.
Order value approximately SEK 75 million.
The Barracuda Multispectral, Mobile Camouflage System, MCS, is an advanced
product with very good capabilities within the thermal, radar, near infrared
and visual wavelength areas. With MCS, soldiers as well as vehicles get the
optimal protection against reconnaissance and hit.
Delivery will take place over a period of three years with final delivery in
September 2002. The contract includes an option for deliveries after 2002.
Saab Barracuda AB in Gamleby is a company within the Saab Group. Saab
Barracuda AB develops, produces and markets signature management products and
services for protection against detection and identification. The company,
with subsidiaries in four countries and customers and representation in 40
countries, is the world leader within its field.
Saab is northern Europe's leading high technology company, mainly active in
the defence, aviation and space industry, and offers advanced products and
systems based on sophisticated information technology. The business areas
within Saab are Infomatics, Aerospace, Dynamics, Technical Support and
Services, Space and Aviation Services.
For further information, please contact:
Göte Nilsson, President, Saab Barracuda AB tel 46 493 148 12
Bibbi Johansson, PR Manager, Saab Barracuda AB tel 46 493 148 11
Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information
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