UK Ministry of Defense awards 3-year contract to Saab for TES system

Saab has announced it has signed a three-year contract valued at SEK 320m with the UK Ministry of Defence to provide support and services to the Direct Fire Weapon Effects Simulator (DFWES) capability, the company said.

DFWES is a laser-based Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) system, that allows dismounted and mounted soldiers to simulate the effects of direct and indirect fire. This order includes support and maintenance for the British Army´s DFWES capability.

In addition to the existing sites in the UK, Canada and Germany, this contract includes continuation of support to the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, the Infantry Battle School in Brecon and the Infantry Training Centre Catterick.

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