SOURCE: Saab Training USA

Saab Training USA

January 19, 2010 04:00 ET

Saab Training Receives Recognition as One of Military Training Technology's "2009 Top Training and Simulation Companies"

Saab Training Awarded a Red Ribbon for "Top Program of the Year"

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - Saab Training USA, a business unit of Saab (STKM: SAAB.B), was awarded as one of the "2009 Top Training and Simulation Companies" by Military Training Technology, America's longest established simulation and training magazine. In addition, Saab Training was one of nine companies to receive a red ribbon for "Best Programs," recognizing Saab as a company that has participated or led a program of the year -- programs that are revolutionizing military training.

"Receiving recognition for a 'Best Program' is an exciting honor that we are proud to accept," says Lars Borgwing, President of Saab Training USA. "It is our mission to deliver cutting edge technology and effective training systems that allow our soldiers and marines to successfully prepare for deployment at home stations and to train and rehearse for missions in theater."

The red ribbon recognizes Saab Training USA's program for providing state-of-the-art, exportable and scalable training solutions to support all phases of the training cycle and offer a realistic training experience. Saab's training missions are equipped with high-fidelity, laser-based technology, and interoperable systems to provide a professional training environment that suit precise needs. Saab's equipment delivers quality results and supports exercises in both open and urban terrain, from individual and combined arms at platoon level, to joint operations at brigade combat team level.

The "2009 Top Simulation and Training Companies" listing is Military Training Technology's 8th annual awards listing. The awardees are competitively selected by an impartial panel from a group of companies that have made the most significant contributions to the military training industry with regards to various criteria; which included total military sales, end-user feedback, program effectiveness, innovations and need for the solution.

About Saab Training USA

Saab Training USA is located in Central Florida's Research Park in Orlando, FL and has supported the U.S. Armed Forces and Homeland Security with targets, laser simulators and instrumentation training products for more than thirty years. For more information, visit:

About Military Training Technology

Military Training Technology focuses on all issues related to training and preparing the armed forces. Coverage includes simulation and modeling systems, interactive and visual displays, distributed learning, courseware, operational and field training, outsourcing, training pyrotechnics, training aircraft, vehicles and platforms and field ranges. Military Training Technology is the recognized leader in covering all aspects of military readiness for all services of our armed forces.

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