Saab wins US Army training award
Saab has announced that it has received a contract from the US Army Programme Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to provide the US Army radio systems for communication for live training. The company made the announcement 3 August 2012.
The order, worth approximately 99 MSEK, includes three exercised options of the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System (LT2-IRS). Saab Training USA will produce and field three more range systems in 2013 at Fort Campbell and Fort Drum and an Exportable Training Capability (ETC) system that deploys to different training sites.
According to the company, under the LT2-IRS contract, Saab Training USA is fielding communication network systems with more than 5,000 radios to enable soldiers to engage in instrumented force on force training at the home stations. Saab Training USA has fielded 17 communication networks to the US Marine Corps for similar instrumented training.
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