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Saab Receives Order from SIMMAD for Giraffe AMB Spares and Support Contract

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with SIMMAD (integrated structure for the operational maintenance of the aeronautics equipment of the French Ministry of Defence) for spare parts and support contract for Giraffe AMB.

The contract is for an ordering period of 17 months and a performance period of 34 months, commencing on the 8 August 2016, and includes obsolescence management.

 A Saab team has been participating in the Giraffe Air detachment committed in the CASEX 16 exercise in the military camp of Valdahon. The Saab team was invited to support and monitor how the French Air Force uses the Giraffe AMB radar and C2 shelter.

“The recently awarded spares and support contract, as well as participating in CASEX 16, is important for Saab in providing continued support and presence in France” says Henrik Vassallo, head of Saab country unit France & Benelux.

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world and has recently opened a local office in Paris, which will focus on partnerships and collaborations with French companies as well as continuing to provide an array of equipment to the French Government.
Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs and is exhibiting at Euronaval in Paris, 17-21 October 2016.

For further information, please contact:
Saab Press Centre,
+46 (0)734 180 018,
Saab France & Benelux
Henrik Vassallo +33 1 47 64 50 11
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