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Tactical Communications Group and Saab Announce New Agreement to Bring C4I Solutions to Military Market

Release date: 6/6/2011

TEWKSBURY, MA. and JARFALLA, SWEDEN, (June 6, 2011)– Tactical Communications Group (TCG), the leading independent supplier of tactical data link (“TDL”) software solutions for military test, training, simulation and operational applications worldwide, and Saab (STO:SAABB), a global provider of world class defense and security solutions, today announced the signing of a new Letter of Intent.

Under terms of this agreement, the parties intend to more closely collaborate on technical, marketing and business development initiatives designed to quickly bring innovative new C4I solutions to market. These solutions will leverage Saab’s command and control products and capabilities with TCG’s comprehensive tactical data link solutions, enabling both companies to continue to expand market share in new and existing defense market segments globally.

“Tactical data link capabilities are increasingly becoming core to many offerings in our broad product portfolio, and we are pleased to announce this agreement and to work more closely with TCG in bringing unique, differentiated and cost-effective solutions to the global defense marketplace,” said Mikael Olsson, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, C4I Solutions, Saab Security and Defence Solutions.

“We are very excited to expand our relationship with Saab, and look forward to collaborating extensively with them in bringing new air, naval and land product offerings to market globally, leveraging the considerable capabilities of TCG’s LinkPRO data link processing engine, combined with Saab’s superior C2 system offerings. Saab’s excellence in product innovation and laser focus on customer satisfaction will continue to serve them well as they expand globally, and we are very pleased to work more closely with Saab,” said Edward Durkin, President and CEO of TCG.

“With extensive experience in competing tactical data link solutions over many years, and having enjoyed real market success with TCG’s LinkPRO solution working with Saab’s Air C4I systems in many countries throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we have now made the decision to work even more closely with TCG. We plan on providing expanded C2 and Situational Awareness solutions for our global military customers across multiple market segments, and look forward to continued success with TCG,” said Martin Vobora, Senior Director, Marketing and Sales, C4I Solutions, Saab Security and Defence Solutions.

About TCGAdvancing Secure Communications for the Battlefield

Founded in 2001, Tactical Communications Group (TCG) is the leading independent supplier of tactical data link (TDL) software solutions for military communications systems. TCG’s comprehensive portfolio of TDL testing, training and battlefield operations software solutions provides the warfighter proven multi-link communications capabilities to optimize performance and increase mission effectiveness. TCG customers include leading military organizations, systems integrators and test agencies worldwide. For more information on TCG, please visit www.g2tcg.com or call us at 978-654-4800.

About Saab

Saab (www.saabgroup.com) serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

For Media Inquiries Contact:

Christine Mawn
Tactical Communications Group
978-654-4800
christine.mawn@g2tcg.com