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Saab signs Australian Army support deal

23 August 2019
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The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) and Saab Australia have signed an agreement to expand the company’s support for the Australian Army’s air defence, radar, and artillery systems.

Under the agreement, announced on 23 August, the DoD said it had consolidated Saab’s existing maintenance arrangements into one contract valued at about AUD30 million (USD20.2 million). The new deal, it said, runs for three years and will streamline operational support.

Saab said the new deal includes support for the army’s ground-based air defence (GBAD) and counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) systems, which are fielded by the Royal Australian Artillery’s 16th Regiment.

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