(IN BRIEF) Saab, a leading defence and security company, has received an order worth approximately SEK 600 million (~EUR 52 million) from Poland’s Ministry of National Defence for two Saab 340 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft equipped with Saab’s advanced Erieye radar. The contract period is from 2023 to 2025 and includes ground equipment and support services. The Saab 340 AEW system provides a detailed situational picture for military and civilian purposes, including air surveillance and rescue operations. Saab’s Erieye AEW system is widely used and has been sold to nine countries.
(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Jul-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — These early warning systems comprise the Saab 340 aircraft equipped with Saab’s advanced Erieye radar. The contract also includes ground equipment as well as in-country logistics and support services.
“Saab has had a strong relationship with the Polish Ministry of National Defence for many years. We are proud to further strengthen Poland’s Armed Forces with our airborne early warning and network-based solutions,” says Carl-Johan Bergholm, head of Saab’s business area Surveillance.
Saab 340 AEW, together with associated ground equipment, provides a detailed situational picture that can be used for military and civilian tasks including air surveillance and rescue operations.
Different configurations of Saab’s Erieye AEW/AEW&C system have been sold to nine countries, making it one of the most widely used airborne surveillance systems in the world.
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