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DSEI 2013: Saab secures $8.2m Canadian camouflage net contract

12th September 2013 - 14:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The Canadian DND has awarded Saab Barracuda a SEK54 million ($8.2 million) contract to provide its Multispectral Camouflage System (MCS) nets.

Saab announced the contract at DSEI and said that there are further options worth an additional SEK44 million that could be ordered over the next five years.

The MCS is designed by Saab to provide protection from sight and infra-red target acquisition sensors whilst on the move. The company said that the system is composed by a combination of camouflage materials with signature adaptation properties such as visual and near-infrared protection, thermal protection and radar protection. 

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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