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Saab anticipates UK funding for C-IED system

8th November 2011 - 18:52 GMT | by Beth Stevenson

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Saab is anticipating a decision from the UK MoD 'within the next week' on whether its Counter IED Clearance Trainer (CCT) will receive full funding and transition into a ‘core capability’ for the UK.

'Post 2014 counter-IED will be institutionalised' and the Saab system is 'increasing the confidence in the troops involved in C-IED', Alan Roan, Saab senior capability manager for the S&T business area for security and defence, told a media briefing in London on 8 November. 

Operational since November 2009, the 'effective' training system for IED identification has received UK treasury funding for 12 months, and is responsible

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Beth Stevenson

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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