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DSA 2016: Eyeing up Malaysia

22nd April 2016 - 11:32 GMT | by Tim Fish in Kuala Lumpur

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Saab believes that Malaysia has a priority requirement for an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C), and maritime patrol capability that can be filled by the company’s Global Eye platform.

Speaking at the Defence Services Asia exhibition, Thomas Linden, head of Saab’s presence in Malaysia said that the company is pitching the Global Eye aircraft and is looking for local partners for manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul.

He said that Saab wants to build on its success selling Global Eye to the UAE in November 2015 and that because the aircraft can perform both AEW and maritime surveillance roles

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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