CASSIDIAN GETS CONTRACT FOR SWEDISH RADIO COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
Cassidian has signed a seven-year system maintenance contract with the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) for the Rakel nationwide radio communications network. The contract includes third line support, a hardware repair service and the supply of Tetra system equipment and software. associated equipment to the Army. Under the contract, which represents the first Cheetal helicopter delivery order for the service, HAL will also deliver training to pilots and technical crew. Ordered for boosting the Army’s ability to conduct high-altitude operations in areas such as Siachen, the aircraft are being procured following persistent delays in acquiring new 197 light utility helicopters.
Major General Ravinder Singh, COA Singapore Army, at Amar Jawan Jyoti during his India visit