Precision Control Systems

Ultra PCS wins Saab Gripen HiPPAG contract

Ultra PCS wins Saab Gripen HiPPAG contract

Ultra Electronics announces that its Precision Control Systems (PCS) business based in Cheltenham, UK, has been awarded a contract valued at £9 million from defence and security company Saab of Sweden. Under this contract, PCS will supply its world-leading HiPPAG airborne compressor system solution for the new Gripen E/F fighter aircraft. Saab has been awarded contracts by the Swedish and Brazilian air forces and is well positioned to win further export contracts. Due to commercial and security considerations, no further information can be provided in relation to this award.

Douglas Caster, Executive Chairman of Ultra Electronics commented: “We are pleased to have received this significant contract to integrate our proven HiPPAG system onto one of the world’s most advanced single engine fighter aircraft with significant sales potential globally. This contract represents the foundation of a long-term partnership between Saab and Ultra.”

Enquiries:
Douglas Caster, Executive Chairman
Ami Sharma, Group Finance Director
02088134307

Susan McErlain, Corporate Affairs Director
07836522722

James White, MHP Communications
02031288756

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