Early Warning Key to Combatting Bioterrorism
Saab has been contracted by INTERPOL’s Bioterrorism Prevention Unit to deliver six specially customised CBRN sampling units and a certified packaging container for safe transportation of CBRN samples and other hazardous materials. Delivery will be completed during March.
Saab offers a complete CBRN solution for protecting people and securing operational capabilities. Early warnings to units and personnel are a key factor in limiting CBRN threats. With Saab’s integrated solutions, CBRN specialists and decision-makers will have effective tools for detecting and identifying a wide range of threats and will receive all the support needed for fast and accurate early warning. Saab will assist the customer’s organisation in evaluating and integrating CBRN capabilities. Saab’s CBRN solutions include systems for Automatic Warning and Reporting (AWR), sampling equipment, certified transport packaging and a wide range of services and CBRN training and support solutions for individual protection.
“With this order Saab further strengthens its position as a supplier of advanced CBRN solutions, while contributing to increased preparedness and keeping people and societies safe,” Jonas Hjelm, head of Saab business area Support and Services, said. “Saab’s CBRN equipment provides first responders with all the tools they need to conduct efficient, proper and secure field collection, and safe transportation, of all types of toxic materials.”