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Saab wins Sweden telecommunications work

20th September 2017 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration for maintenance of the Swedish armed forces' telecommunications net for 2017-2018, the company announced on 15 September.

In addition to maintenance, the contract also includes planning, installation, and operational start-up.

Jessica Öberg, head of business unit networks and public safety at business area support and services, said: ‘This contract is very important to us at Saab in Arboga. We continue to be a support provider of the armed forces’ telecommunications net, which is the backbone of the armed forces total communication, which function is vital for Sweden’s security – in peace, in crisis and in war.'

Saab has been involved in the telecommunications net since its inception in the 1960s, performing work including design, procurement, installation, testing, service, maintenance and development.

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