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Bahrain Navy selects Saab’s 9LV Compact

Bahrain Navy selects Saab’s 9LV Compact as Combat Management System and Gun Fire Control for the Mid Life upgrade of Bahrain Navy’s 38m FPB.

“This contract is a breakthrough on the market for our 9LV Compact with EOS500”, says Torbjörn Wingårdh, acting Business Unit Manager, Saab Systems. Development and production will take place at Saab Systems in Järfälla, Sweden. Deliveries will be carried out during 2010 and 2011. 9LV Compact with EOS500 The 9LV Compact is a modern Combat Management System with an open architecture providing a computer environment with a growth potential for future upgrades and add-ons. It provides a very high degree of operational flexibility including the ability to control all functions of the Combat Management System from the operators console. The EOS 500 Optical Director is capable of performing general observation, surveillance with target detection and identification and high accuracy tracking. It is very suitable for identifying ships and tracking air targets as well as supporting search and rescue operations. The 9LV Compact is based on the latest technology from the well known Saab 9LV-family of combat management systems, delivered to many satisfied customers. For further information, please contact: Saab Press Centre, Tel. +46 734 180 018 Torbjörn Persson, Regional Director, Business Development, Saab Systems, Tel. +46 734 375 990 Anna Bergenlid, Director of Communications & PR, Saab Systems, Tel. +46 734 375 306 Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.