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AerotechTelub delivers radio link systems to the National Rail Administration

AerotechTelub delivers radio link systems to the National Rail Administration AerotechTelub has signed a 2-year contract with the National Rail Administration regarding deliveries of radio link systems from Nokia. The contract is worth between SEK20-25 million. - The contract further strengthens our position as supplier of telecom contracts within the infrastructure area, says Göran Jakobsson, Business Manager at AerotechTelub Contracting. The radio link system will be used for communication between radio base stations and from radio base stations to an exchange in MobiSIR that is the new train radio system for the railways. MobiSIR replaces all the radio and mobile telephone systems that so far have been used on the railways. MobiSIR is based on the GSM standard for mobile telephony but has been further developed in GSM-R in order to fulfil railway requirements in accordance with an international specification. The "R" stands for Railway and GSM-R is the common standard for Europe's railway administrations. In addition to hardware, the contract also includes the possibility for the National Rail Administration to suborder project management, surveys, installation and commissioning of the radio link systems. For further information, please contact: Lennart Forslund, MD, AerotechTelub Contracting AB: Phone: 0589-39 71 10, 070-713 08 08 e-mail: lennart.forslund@aerotechtelub.se Göran Jakobsson, Business Manager, Traffic infrastructure. AerotechTelub Contracting AB: Phone: 0243-736 47, 070-713 08 12 e-mail: goran.jakobsson@aerotechtelub.se Eiron Nilsson, Buyer, National Rail Administration Phone: 0380-727 20, 070-894 27 20 e-mail: eiron.nilsson@banverket.se Fredrik Zetterström, Transmission engineer, National Rail Administration Phone: 0243-44 57 07, 070-724 57 07 e-mail: fredrik.zetterstrom@banverket.se AerotechTelub Contracting AB is a subsidiary of AerotechTelub. AerotechTelub is a service company which offers qualified technical services, maintenance and customer-adapted system solutions within information technology, electronics and aviation technology for the military and civil defence, government departments and public authorities as well as selected sectors of trade and industry. AerotechTelub, a company in the Saab Group, has 2,650 employees and a turnover of approximately SEK 2,5 billion. Saab is one of the world´s leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defence, aviation and space. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/26/20020626BIT00690/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/06/26/20020626BIT00690/wkr0002.pdf