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Saab has been awarded a contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft, Saab writes in a press release. The order covers two GlobalEye aircraft with deliveries planned during 2027. The order value is approximately SEK 7.3Bn and the contract period is 2022-2027. According to the company, the contract includes options that enable FMV to order up to two additional GlobalEye.

Saab’s GlobalEye features the Erieye Extended Range radar, which has a range of more than 550 kilometres, as well as a suite of sensors and a command and control system integrated with the GLOBAL 6000 aircraft.