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Saab has received an order to deliver an integrated ground based air defence solution to Sweden, valued at approximately 2.1Bn SEK. The contract is for the period 2020-25 and includes a number of Saab’s GIRAFFE 4A multifunctional radars and upgrades of the Swedish Armed Forces’ existing GIRAFEE AMB surface radars. Saab will also update existing, and deliver additional, Command and Control systems, as well as provide extensive integration of the air defence battalions’ fire units.

Anders Carp, deputy CEO of Saab and Head of Business Area Surveillance, said, “Together with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration and the Swedish Armed Forces, we have created a comprehensive world-class solution that integrates the sensors, Command and Control systems and fire units in the ground based air defence system. This is an important order for Saab and we are proud to deliver a central part of Sweden’s defence capability.”

Saab will carry out the work in Gothenburg, Järfälla, Arboga and Halmstad in Sweden.