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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University Airport, in collaboration with industry partners Ericsson and Saab, announced Monday (March 20) the creation of a unique 5G network that will serve as a “lab to life” proving ground for academics, researchers and business to develop commercial solutions that can be replicated to improve operations and security at airports of all sizes. 5G innovation has promised to provide a new generation of capabilities for enterprises. This project aims to bring to life the benefits of private 5G for airports, where new high-performance networks can be tested in real-life scenarios.
Saab has been awarded an USD 3.9 million contract from CroControl Ltd. to provide surveillance of air traffic over Croatia through Saab’s Cooperative Surveillance System (CSS). CroControl Ltd provides air navigation services for Croatian air space.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center – Port Hueneme Division (NSWC PHD) awarded Saab, Inc. (Saab) two new tasks under Contract No. N63394-21-C-0009, via modifications awarded September 26 and 29, 2022, to provide readiness support to the Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) fleet. The funded value of these tasks totals USD 19.2 million and was booked in Q3 2022.
Saab has received the MK39 Expendable Mobile Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Training Target prime contract (EMATT) from the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport.
The U.S. Navy’s Shipboard Air Traffic Radar (SATR) AN/SPN-50(V)1 program which is currently in Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) has awarded a modification for two additional Saab radar systems and associated installation support and spare parts. The modification value for the LRIP lot is approximately USD 30 million and was booked in Q3 2022, with the first radar system delivery scheduled for 2024. Radar manufacturing, delivery, test, and integration will take place at Saab’s Syracuse, New York facilities. These are the 6th and 7th systems delivered on the production contract.
Saab has received an order for Carl-Gustaf® ammunition and AT4CS RS systems for U.S. Armed Forces. The order value is USD 81.8 million (SEK 812.7 million) and deliveries will take place during 2024.
Saab has received an award from Boeing for the production of advanced training aircraft aft fuselage systems. The order value for Saab is USD 71.2 million (approximately SEK 750 million).
Saab’s CEROS 200 has arrived in the United States, from Sweden, for test and system demonstration by the U.S. Navy. CEROS 200 is a multi-mission precision gunfire and missile control system for surface naval platforms that provides enhanced fire control target tracking by integrating multiple sensor types. More than 200 CEROS 200 systems have been produced for world-wide operations.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has awarded Saab a contract to provide a flight tracking and noise monitoring solution. The five-year service contract includes an option for five additional years. The contract was signed in Q1 2022.
Saab has shipped the last of five fully installed T-7A Red Hawk aft fuselages from its factory in Linköping, Sweden to Boeing’s production site in St. Louis. In addition to the five Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) aft fuselages, Saab has over the program also delivered two test fuselages, one for static testing and one for fatigue testing.