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Austria orders new BILL-simulator for SEK 100 million

Austria orders new BILL-simulator for SEK 100 million from Saab Bofors Dynamics Saab Bofors Dynamics AB in Karlskoga has been awarded a contract for a new Swedish-developed training simulator for use with the BILL anti-tank missile system. The order is valued at ca MSEK100, and it includes an option for follow-on orders. This procurement is seen as a clear signal that the Austrian Army has taken the decision to retain the Swedish anti-tank missile system well in to the future, and it will open the door to future orders. "Austria has had the BILL system in service since 1989, and it is an important customer. This is a strategically important order for us, and we hope that it will lead to future orders for our latest anti-tank missile BILL 2", says Ulf Ericsson, responsible within Saab Bofors in Karlskoga for marketing the BILL system. This new Swedish simulator provides an increased range of uses in training scenarios. The simulator has been developed by Saab Training Systems in Jönköping, who are a subcontractor Saab Bofors Dynamics AB in Karlskoga. Saab is northern Europe's leading high technology company, mainly active in the defense, aviation and space industry, and offers advanced products and systems based on sophisticated information technology. The business areas within Saab are Infomatics, Aerospace, Dynamics, Technical Support and Services, Space and Aviation Services. For further information, please contact: Anders Florenius, Corporate Communications, Saab Bofors Dynamics phone: +46 586 81223 www.saab.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/16/20010116BIT00430/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/16/20010116BIT00430/bit0002.pdf