SAAB, UAE sign support agreement
Saab will provide support services for the Erieye airborne early warning and control system operated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under a contract announced on 29 December.
The agreement, worth around $17.47 million, will run 2016-2018.
The company will provide support and maintenace for the surveillance system, which includes the Saab 340 aircraft equipped with the advanced Erieye radar system and associated ground equipment.
Jonas Hjelm, head of business area support and services, Saab, said: ‘The agreement is a confirmation of our ability to deliver a comprehensive support solution over the product's entire life cycle, during which we are able to guarantee availability for the customer.’
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