Ericsson Signs Contract With Greek Government for ERIEYE Airborne Early Warning Radar System.STOCKHOLM, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 1, 1999--
Ericsson's airborne early warning The detection of enemy air or surface units by radar or other equipment carried in an airborne vehicle, and the transmitting of a warning to friendly units. Also called AEW. radar system, ERIEYE, was originally chosen by Greece's government in December 1998. Today, the parties have signed a final contract to the value of over $475 million.
The contract comprise four systems and deliveries to begin in year 2002. The contract framework also includes an option for two systems. ERIEYE will be used to monitor airspace and the Greek islands. The Greek ERIEYE systems will be carried by Brazilian EMB-145 jet aircraft. All the systems are completely integrated with the prevailing management and communication systems used by NATO NATO: see North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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"It is very satisfying to now have our first contract with a customer from a NATO country. This provides us with a significant head-start for future deals, and a strong market position in the field of airborne early warning radar systems," says Ulf Berg Ulf Berg, born in 1957, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. He has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006. External links
Apart from Greece, ERIEYE has been sold to Swedish Air Force The Swedish Air Force (Swedish: Flygvapnet, literally "The Flight Weapon") is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces, the military of Sweden. History , and is also in production for Brazil's SIVAM SIVAM Sistema de Vigilância da Amazônia (Portuguese: System for the Vigilance Surveillance of the Amazon")
SIVAM Sri amritanandanatha Institute of Vedic and Alternative Medicines project for surveillance of the Amazonas rain forests.
The contract is an export success for the European European
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see cryptococcosis. industrial collaboration between Ericsson and french company Thomson-CSF. Together with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, the companies form a successful industrial consortium.
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