Defence and security company Saab has signed a framework contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV), for maintenance and upgrades of mobile airbase solutions for the Swedish Air Force.

The contract comprises maintenance, change management and upgrades of communication platforms and mobile airbase solutions for the Swedish Air Force. The mobile airbase provides the Swedish Air Force with the ability to deploy remotely on national and international missions. The order is expected to be 150 MSEK over the contract period.

The initial contract is for three years, with options for up to four more. The first order within the contract will be received and delivered in 2014. The delivery of the order will be made from Sweden.

“By this order Swedish Defence Materiel Administration re-affirms their faith in our relationship and it is a testimony to our capability and performance in providing communication solutions in a competitive market,” said Richard Price, Head of Product Area Critical System and Communication Solution, within Saab Security and Defence Solutions.