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Saab receives airborne surveillance order


Saab has signed a contract and received an order for the Airborne Early Warning and Control solution Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C. The order value is 1.553 billion SEK.

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Saab receives airborne surveillance order

Different configurations of the Erieye AEW&C system have been sold to eight countries, making it one of the most widely used AEW&C systems in the world. It is in operational use in countries including Sweden, Greece, Brazil, Mexico, Pakistan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (Picture source: Saab)


The industry’s nature is such that due to circumstances concerning the product and customer, further information about the customer will not be announced.

Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C is a complete AEW&C system with multi-role and multi-mission capabilities for both military and civil needs.

It is based on the Saab 2000 aircraft equipped with Saab’s airborne radar Erieye and a range of other sensors. The solution gives the user detailed situational awareness and can be used for tasks including border surveillance and search-and-rescue operations.

Saab will carry out the work in Gothenburg, Järfälla, Linköping, Luleå and Arboga, Sweden.

Deliveries will be made between 2020 and 2023.