Saab’s GlobalEye Airborne Surveillance Solution takes delivery of fifth Bombardier Global business jet

Bombardier Global aircraft arrives in Sweden ©SAAB AB

Bombardier has announced the delivery of a fifth Global business jet to Swedish defense supplier Saab’s Linköping, Sweden, ready for conversion into Saab’s Airborne Early Warning and Control solution known as GlobalEye. The aircraft was delivered to Saab from Bombardier’s Toronto manufacturing site after interior completions works at Flying Colours Corp. in Peterborough, Ontario, prior to arriving in Sweden.

Carl-Johan Bergholm, Senior Vice President and head of Saab business area Surveillance commented that: “Saab partners with industry leaders, which is why we chose Bombardier’s Global 6000 aircraft as the platform for our advanced Airborne Early Warning and Control solution. We are looking forward to continuing our collaboration with Bombardier and Canadian industry.”

Fellow Canadian company Flying Colours Corp. supports Saab through the introduction of a practical, functional interior for the mission system operators. Designing a special mission interior necessitates an intelligent approach, ingenuity and imagination,” said Sean Gillespie, Executive VP for Flying Colours Corp. “Our work with Saab showcases the high levels of technical expertise delivered by our experience, knowledge and the exceptional talent within our team.”

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