“We continue to build on the success of our existing relationship with the Austrian army. For more than 15 years they have been using our system; they are an extremely far-sighted and experienced partner. Saab is delivering training systems to all of the armed forces in Europe and Austria is now able to enhance their multinational training activities,” says Henrik Höjer, head of business unit Training and Simulation, Saab.
The Austrian army has previously purchased Saab simulation systems for its tanks, anti-tank weapons and soldiers. This contract includes Saab’s next generation of soldier training systems with new add-on equipment that will extend the current system. Saab will also deliver a mid-life upgrade for Austria’s existing vehicle and anti-tank training systems. The contract will provide more capability for training conscripts and professional soldiers.
Examples of other users of Saab’s live training systems are the US, UK, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Estonia and Czech Republic.
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