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British Army and Royal Air Force select training equipment from Saab

British Army and Royal Air Force select training equipment from Saab Saab Training Systems, Huskvarna, Sweden, has been awarded a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to deliver the Small Arms Transmitter BT47 to the British Army and Royal Air Force. - This is a breakthrough in small arms training at home base for the British Army in Germany and the RAF based in the UK, says Mr Johan Ohlson, President, Saab Training Systems. The laser based training equipment will be used on small arms weapons in force-on-force and home base training. Saab Training Systems has previously delivered man worn target vests which will be upgraded to be compatible with the new small arms transmitter. The contract, worth approximately 20 million SEK, also includes alignment devices and observer/controller equipment. Delivery will take place in April and June 2003. Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defence, aviation and space. The group covers a broad spectrum of competence and capabilities in systems integration. For further information, please contact: Johan Ohlson, President, Saab Training Systems, telephone +46 36 38 86 01 Mats Eriksson, UK Programme Manager, Saab Training Systems, telephone +46 36 38 83 23 www.saabtrainingsystems.com www.saab.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/26/20030226BIT00240/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/02/26/20030226BIT00240/wkr0002.pdf