Saab Ericsson Space in Los Angeles

Saab Ericsson Space, the leading space equipment supplier of Scandinavia,
strengthened its ties with US space industry and inaugurated a second
office on the US market, close to space industry customers and partners in
the Los Angeles area, on 19 September.

Mr Bengt Mörtberg, President of Saab Ericsson Space: "A major reason for
opening a second office in USA is to be able to provide better support to
our customers within the space industry for launch vehicles and
satellites, but also to create an awareness of our products and product
development. Since we now get closer to our customers it will make us able
to coordinate trends and new business opportunities. We will also be able
to strengthen our cooperation with our american subcontractors", continues
Bengt Mörtberg.

Michael E. Miller has been appointed general manager of both the L.A
Office and the Washington DC Office. Michael will be responsible for the
overall management operations including new business development, customer
and partner relations, product engineering, sales and marketing

The inauguration was held in conjunction with the AIAA Space 2000

Saab Ericsson Space is an independent supplier of space equipment. The
company develops and manufactures computers, antenna systems, microwave
electronics, guidance and separation systems for launch vehicles,
satellites and other spacecraft, and is world market leader in a number of
its product areas.

The headquarters are located in Göteborg. The company has a division at
Saab in Linköping and subsidiaries in Austria and the USA. Employees
number 650 and more than half of them hold master's or doctor's degrees in

The company is owned by Saab and Ericsson.

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.

Ericsson is the leading communications supplier, combining innovation in
mobility and Internet in creating the new era of Mobile Internet. Ericsson
provides total solutions covering everything from systems and applications
to mobile phones and other communications tools.

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Iréne Svensson, Director of Communications tel. +46 (0)31-735 44 63.

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