Saab Awarded an Additional Training Contract for the U.S. Army

Saab Defense and Security USA has been awarded a $10.9M USD training systems order by the U.S. Army for radio systems to improve communication capabilities during live training exercises.

Saab Defense and Security USA (SDAS) has received an additional order for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System (LT2-IRS) contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). The current contract is valued at 10.9 MUSD for ranges at Fort Lewis-McChord and Grafenwoeh. Under the LT2-IRS contract, SDAS is fielding communication network systems for a total value of up to 67 MUSD to enable soldiers to engage in instrumented force on force training at the home stations. The order value will be consolidated within the business area Security and Defence Solutions of Saab AB.

“Saab’s continued partnership and commitment to our US Army Customer is key to providing a stable product line to support US Army Live Training for years to come,” said Cyndi Turner, Vice President and General Manager of the Saab Defense and Security USA's Training and Simulation office.

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Saab Defense and Security USA delivers advanced technology and systems to United States armed forces and other government agencies. Headquartered in Ashburn, VA, the company has business units and local employees in four states. Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saab.

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