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Local firm to enhance Saudi F-15 cyber protection

24th June 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries subsidiary Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) has been awarded a $12.37 million FMS contract modification for cyber protection work on the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) F-15SA programme, the US DoD announced on 23 June.

The work is part of a broader FMS package for Saudi Arabia, which includes the acquisition of 84 F-15A aircraft and the upgrade of 70 F-15SA Saudi variants to the F-154SA configuration.

AEC will implement the cyber protection system for the Saudi F-15s and provide end-user training (both contractor-developed and OEM) for two years.

Work will be performed at RSAF facilities in the Saudi Arabia, for completion by 1 June 2022.

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