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Avinor picks Saab for wide area multilateration system

18 June 2014

Defense and security company Saab has announced that Avinor, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Norway, has selected Saab to deploy a wide area multilateration system along the southwest coast of Norway.

The WAM system will provide air traffic controllers with accurate surveillance of flights operating to Bergen Airport Flesland and Stavanger Airport Sola. In addition, the WAM system expands the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) coverage for control of helicopter traffic to oil and gas platforms in the North Sea.

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. The company has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers´ changing needs. Its website is at


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