Contract Value €98.5 Million, Delivery by 2026
Saab is to deliver a number of live training solutions to the Polish armed forces under a newly-signed contract valued at SEK1 billion (€98.5 million), the company announced on 7 September.
The contract covers the delivery of a comprehensive live training solution for a reinforced mechanised battalion and four company-sized training centres, Delivery is to be completed by 2026 and Saab will support the equipment for a period of three years.
The Polish armed forces will thus be equipped with innovative, flexible training solutions and the training capability they require, enabling them to train in conditions as close to reality as possible, for domestic and international operations. The solution includes Saab’s latest exercise control (EXCON) and communication systems, as well as latest-generation high-fidelity simulators for personnel, weapons and vehicles. The support component comprises deployable, integrated logistics and operational support.
“This is an important investment and a long-term solution, which will increase the training capabilities of the Polish Armed Forces, both in the national and allied dimension. The obtained systems will allow for their integration with other simulation systems used by [the] Polish Armed Forces and allied armies, and in particular will contribute to an effective training co-operation with the United States Army,” observed Col Artur Kuptel, Chief of the Polish Armament Inspectorate.
“By choosing a Saab solution, Poland will remain fully interoperable with NATO and other allied nations,” explained Åsa Thegström, Head of Saab’s business unit Training & Simulation.