Defense and security company Saab has received an order from the Royal Thai Air Force regarding extension of an Air Command and Control System. The order amounts to 104 Million SEK.
Saab will extend the Royal Thai Air Force ACCS (Air Command and Control System), which was delivered by Saab in 2010. The system is a part of the air defense system consisting of the Gripen fighter and the airborne early warning system Saab 340 Erieye AEW.
The order concerns the Security and Defense Solutions business area.
“We are delivering an advanced air command and control system, which forms a vital part of the Thai air defense system. The order is a yet another milestone in the cooperation between Thailand and Saab, in a market that is very important for us,” says Gunilla Fransson, Head of Saab business area Security and Defense Solutions.
The contract will run between 2011 – 2013.
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defense to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Saab has 13,300 employees. Annual sales are SEK 23 billion. Research and development corresponds to about 17 percent of annual sales.
Saab is continuing to expand its business operations globally. Today, the company has major operations in several countries in Europe, as well as in South Africa, Australia and the U.S. This expansion is expected to continue into the future.