Saab has received an order to deliver Ultra Lightweight Camouflage Net Systems (ULCANS) to the United States Army worth USD 66 million (approximately SEK 586 million)
Deliveries are expected to take place in 2019-2020.
Production for new order, comprised of both woodland and desert camouflage systems will take place at Saab Defense and Security USA’s business unit Saab Barracuda, based in Lillington, North Carolina.
Saab’s ULCANS is an all-weather, state-of-the-art, signature management concealment system designed for ease of use and high reliability for the users and is the only signature management solution designed and developed entirely in the U.S. specifically to meet the needs of the US Army.
“Saab’s camouflage systems provide the US Army with a state of the art signature management capability for its land forces including exceptional levels of multispectral protection against any possible sensor threat available today”, concludes Erik Smith, President and CEO of Saab Defense and Security USA.
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