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Saab signs contract for Thai Navy frigate systems

3rd October 2013 - 14:46 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab will supply combat management and radar systems for a new frigate being built for the Royal Thai Navy. The company announced on 3 October that it has signed a contract for the work with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) Korea.

The contract will see Saab develop and integrate the combat management system and radar system, as well as procure and integrate various third-party systems.

Delivery of ship equipment by Saab is scheduled to commence in 2016 and production will take place in Sweden, Denmark, Thailand and Australia.

DSME was selected to build the new frigate for the Royal Thai Navy earlier this year. The frigate, with a displacement of between 3,000 and 4,000 tonnes, will be completed by the second quarter of 2015. 

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