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Saab rolls out first GlobalEye destined for UAE

23rd February 2018 - 09:30 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Linköping

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Saab has rolled out the first of three GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The UAE selected Saab to provide three of the aircraft from a clean sheet design. The development and production contract was awarded at the 2015 Dubai Air Show for two aircraft under a $1.27 billion contract. An agreement for the third system was announced in 2017.

This first aircraft is equipped and being prepared for ground and flight trials to gather ...

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