Saab selects Steatite for Naval Antenna Assembly-SOLID STATE PLC
Saab selects Steatite for Naval Antenna Assembly
Solid State plc (AIM: SOLI), the specialist value added component supplier and design-in manufacturer of computing, power, and communications products, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a multi-million pound agreement to work with Saab AB Surveillance, headquartered in Sweden, on a naval ELINT antenna system through its Systems division, Steatite.
Saab and Steatite have signed a framework agreement across Steatite's five business units to design, test and deliver high-quality RF and wireless communication equipment from its broad portfolio. The company will supply elements from its world-leading antenna design and manufacturing facilitity in Leominster, UK, amongst other components.
Commenting on the agreement, Matthew Richards, MD of Steatite, said:
Magnus Bäckström, Vice President and head of Saab´s business unit Electronic Warfare and Aircraft Systems, added: "This agreement is an important part of our delivery to our customers. Close and respectful cooperation is crucial in complex development processes. We look forward to continuing our cooperation with Steatite."