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Saab has received a contract from the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to deliver and integrate new naval radars and fire control directors for the German Navy’s BRANDENBURG (F123) class frigates. The contract includes a new Combat Management System (CMS), allowing a low risk integration of the new naval radars and fire control capabilities. The order value is approximately SEK4.6Bn (€464M) with deliveries and other services to take place between 2021 and 2030.

Saab will be the prime contractor and will contract the German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen for the shipbuilding work while German company ESG will carry out logistical support.

The contract includes delivery and integration of:

  • Saab’s 9LV CMS
  • SEA GIRAFFE 4A and SEA GIRAFFE 1X radars
  • CEROS 200 Fire Control Director as well as third party systems, including IFF capability

It also includes a comprehensive, performance-based, logistics package supporting the frigates’ operational capabilities. Saab will carry out the work in Germany, Sweden and Australia.