Saab has today received a $1 billion follow on contract with the United Arab Emirates regarding the sale of two GlobalEye advanced airborne surveillance system.
The contract period is 2020-2025. It is an amendment to the original deal signed with U.A.E. in 2015 for 3 GlobalEye aircraft.
The work will be carried out in Gothenburg, Linköping, Arboga, Järfälla and Luleå in Sweden and in Centurion, South Africa.
The contract was signed by the customer on the 30th of December 2020, hence the order was booked during the fourth quarter 2020.
GlobalEye provides simultaneous air, maritime and ground surveillance. It combines sophisticated radar technology with the ultra-long range Global 6000 aircraft from Bombardier.