SHAH ALAM: UAE has signed the contract for the purchase of two more Saab GlobalEye airborne surveillance system. Saab on Jan. 4 announced the signing of the contract, an amendment to the contract signed with UAE in 2015. With the confirmation of the contract, UAE will be getting five GlobalEyes modified on the Bombardier Global 6000 business jet, fitted with the Saab Erieye’s radar and other surveillance systems.
Saab has today received a follow on contract with the United Arab Emirates regarding the sale of two GlobalEye systems, Saab’s advanced airborne surveillance system. The order value is USD 1.018 billion and the contract period is 2020-2025.
The original contract with the United Arab Emirates for GlobalEye was signed in 2015. This contract is an amendment to that signed in 2015.
“We are proud that the United Arab Emirates continues to show great trust in Saab and our solutions. It shows that Saab remains on the cutting edge regarding advanced technology. The GlobalEye program is running according to plan and we have an efficient cooperation with the customer”, says Micael Johansson, President and CEO Saab.
The work will be carried out in Gothenburg, Linköping, Arboga, Järfälla and Luleå in Sweden and in Centurion, South Africa.
The contract was signed by the customer on the 30th of December 2020, hence the order was booked during the fourth quarter 2020.
GlobalEye provides simultaneous air, maritime and ground surveillance. It combines sophisticated radar technology with the ultra-long range Global 6000 aircraft from Bombardier.
Saab delivered the first two GlobalEye aircraft, last year.
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