Deals this week: Thales, Kord Defence, Saab

15 December 2017 (Last Updated December 14th, 2017 12:34)

The US Army has awarded a $37m contract to Thales for security force assistance brigades (SFAB).

The US Army has awarded a $37m contract to Thales for security force assistance brigades (SFAB).

Thales will equip the SFAB with AN/PRC-148C improved multiband inter-intra team radios in order to provide US Army troops with a cross-functional advisory capability.

Kord Defence has received a contract to provide a wireless systems control technology to the Australian Army.

Kord will receive $635,000 in funding from the Defence Innovation Hub to develop the system.

Capable of connecting multiple electronic devices, the system will provide improved communications, sensors, and battlefield intelligence capabilities to the soldiers.

“Under a $13.9m contract, Saab will supply five modified 155mm training rounds over the next two years.”

Saab has been contracted by an undisclosed customer for its 155mm explosive training artillery ammunition.

Under a $13.9m contract, Saab will supply five modified 155mm training rounds over the next two years.

Conversion of live rounds into training ammunition will be performed by Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland.

Advanced Technology International has awarded a Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems to support the ARGOS system.

ARGOS is designed to offer secure and reliable beyond-the-horizon communications for the US Army personnel and partner countries.