Defence and security company Saab has signed a four year agreement with BAE Systems in Ornskoldsvik. The agreement, which is for the period 2013-2016, includes the delivery of automotive electronics for 144 Norwegian CV90 infantry fighting vehicles. The agreement has a total order value of SEK 131 million.
BAE Systems in Ornskoldsvik has received an order from the Norwegian Armed Forces to implement an upgrade programme for the Norwegian CV90 infantry fighting vehicle.
In turn, BAE Systems has signed an agreement with Saab regarding the supply of automotive electronics for displaying vehicle, command and sensor information. The deliveries include a computer network and operator displays as well as digital video systems with cameras.
"Saab is providing the CV90 vehicle with the latest technology and helping to enhance and improve protection for troops in the field. This order confirms our position as one of the leading providers of unique system solutions and automotive electronics for military combat vehicles. BAE Systems have shown their continued faith in us as a reliable and long-term supplier," says Lars-Erik Wige, Head of Saab's Support and Services business area.
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