Saab receives order for support of ground-based air defence from Sweden armed forces

Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration has awarded Saab a contract worth approximately SEK 170 million for continued support of the Swedish Armed Forces ground-based air defence systems.

The contract period is 2023-2025 with options for another three years. The work will take place at Saab’s sites in Halmstad, Växjö and Gothenburg, Sweden, as well at on-site at the customer.

Saab has provided support for the Swedish Armed Forces’ GBAD systems for more than 60 years. The support currently includes the missile systems RBS 70 and RBS 90 as well as the ground-based radars Giraffe AMB and Giraffe 75. Saab also handles support for the RBS 97 in addition to command and control systems and software.

“By providing continued support, we contribute to ensuring the readiness of Swedish ground based air defence systems and that the Armed Forces can continue to keep Sweden’s airspace safe,” says Michael Olofsson, head of Saab’s business unit Tactical Support Solutions.

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