NATO’s Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado aircraft management agency has ordered electronicÂ warfare self-protection and countermeasure systems from SaabÂ on behalf of Germany’s air force.
Saab said April 11Â it will manufactureÂ 29 units of the BOZ-101 ECÂ self-protection and countermeasure system for the German air force at the company’s facilitiesÂ in Jarfalla, Sweden and Centurion, South Africa.
The BOZ wing-mounted pod comprisesÂ a missile approach warning system as well as a countermeasures dispensing system designed to counter infrared-guided threats.
The company will carry out deliveries fromÂ 2017 through 2020.
Saab noted its customized self-protection and countermeasure systems are installed on various fighters and helicopters such asÂ Gripen, F-18, F-15 and Eurofighter.