Sweden: Saab Signs Letter of Intent with Tactical Communications Group
Saab has signed a Letter of Intent with the leading supplier of tactical data link software solutions, Tactical Communications Group, TCG.
Within the partnership Saab and TCG will collaborate on technical, marketing and business development initiatives designed to bring innovative new C4I solutions to the market.
Saab’s tactical C4I solutions provide the end-user with superior intelligence and system solutions that integrate information from the air-, land- and naval domains. All together this enhances the end-users operational capabilities.
“Tactical data link capabilities are increasingly becoming core to many offerings in our broad product portfolio, and we are pleased to announce this agreement and work more closely with TCG in bringing unique, differentiated and cost-effective solutions to the global defence marketplace”, says Mikael Olsson, Vice President Marketing and Sales of Saab’s C4I Solutions.
Targeting to expand market share
The new solutions will leverage Saab’s command and control products and capabilities with TCG’s comprehensive tactical data link processing solutions, enabling both companies to continue to expand market share in new and existing defence market segments globally.
“We are very excited to expand our relationship with Saab and look forward to collaborating extensively with them in bringing new air, naval and land product offerings to market globally, leveraging the considerable capabilities of TCG’s LinkPRO data link processing engine, combined with Saabs superior C2 system offerings”, says Edward Durkin, President and CEO of TCG. “Saab’s excellence in product innovation and laser focus on customer satisfaction will continue to serve them well as they expand globally, and we are very pleased to work more closely with Saab”, he continues.
The tactical data link software solutions delivered by TGC are used in a number of different areas such as military test, training, simulation and operational applications.
“With extensive experience on competing tactical data link solutions over many years and having enjoyed real market success with TCG’s LinkPRO solution working with Saab’s Air C4I systems in many countries throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we have now made the decision to work even more closely with TCG”, says Martin Vobora, Senior Director Marketing and Sales of Saab’s C4I Solutions. “ We plan on providing expanded C2 and Situational Awareness solutions for our global military customers across multiple market segments and look forward to continued success with TCG” , he concludes.
Source: SAAB, June 7, 2011;