Saab to provide Halifax radar support

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 2 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Canada has contracted Saab to support a Canadian Navy Halifax Class frigates modernization project.

Swedish company Saab was awarded approximately $24 million to support a Combat Systems Integration contract Lockheed Martin Canada has with the Canadian Department of National Defense.


Under the deal, Saab will provide Sea Giraffe 150 HC radar support as part of Canadian Navy's Halifax Class frigates modernization initiative.

"We are very pleased that Lockheed Martin Canada and the Canadian Navy have selected Saab's radar for this modernization program," Lennart Joelsson, Saab Microwave Systems business unit manager, said in a statement.

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