UAE Orders Saab Airborne Swing Role Surveillance System For $1.2 Billion

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  • 01:03 PM, November 9, 2015
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UAE Orders Saab Airborne Swing Role Surveillance System For $1.2 Billion
Saab Erieye AEW and C system

Saab has signed a $1.27 billion contract with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to deliver a new airborne Swing Role Surveillance System (SRSS) along with a new version of Erieye radar system.

The new SRSS for the UAE uses the Global 6000 aircraft from Bombardier as a platform. The Swing Role Surveillance System is capable of simultaneous detection and tracking of multiple targets in the air, on land and at sea. It is the latest evolution of the Erieye system that incorporates Saab’s many decades of radar capabilities across all domains.

"Saab understands the vital importance of advanced airborne surveillance and we have a family of products that play a key role in defence and civil security. The UAE’s selection of Saab’s solution confirms our strong position regarding airborne surveillance and systems integration,” says Micael Johansson, head of Saab Business Area Electronic Defence Systems.

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