FMV Chooses Saab for AEW Upgrades.STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Saab Aerotech and the Swedish Defense Material Administration (FMV FMV - full-motion video ) have signed an agreement for the upgrade of two S100D (Saab 340AEW-200) aircraft currently operated by the Swedish Armed Forces The Swedish Armed Forces (Swedish: Försvarsmakten), is a Government agency responsible for the peacetime operation of the armed forces of Sweden. to a new international inter-operational standard. The order is valued at 105 Million Swedish Kronor.
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AEW Amckerns Explosion Wars (Half Life community) aircraft, modified under the System ASC ASC Ambulatory surgery center, see there 890 program, will be used for territorial integrity Territorial integrity is the principle under international law that nation-states should not attempt to promote secessionist movements or to promote border changes in other nation-states. Conversely it states that border changes imposed by force are acts of aggression. monitoring within Sweden as well as for air and sea surveillance in support of international operations Internal Operations (I.O., IO or I/O) is a fictional American Intelligence Agency in Wildstorm comics. It was originally called International Operations. I.O. first appeared in WildC.A.T.S. volume 1 #1 (August, 1992) and was created by Brandon Choi and Jim Lee. .
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International military alliance created to defend western Europe against a possible Soviet invasion. compatible C2 platform and can perform airborne command and control functions for Saab's Gripen fighter as well as other airborne platforms. Saab will designate the new aircraft as Saab 340 AEW-300. The formal start of the project is September 2006. Work will be performed at Saab Aerotech's maintenance facilities in Linkoping Sweden and is expected to be completed within 20 months.
Under a separate agreement, FMV has also contracted Ericsson Microwave Systems for project work. Saab has recently announced the acquisition of Ericsson Microwave Systems in a deal expected to close in September 2006.
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