Saudi Arabien

EADS Defence & Secu­ri­ty to sup­ply SAMOC to Sau­di Ara­bi­an forces

  • SAMOC (Sur­face-to-Air Mis­sile Oper­a­tions Cen­tre) enables effi­cient deploy­ment of air defence sys­tems

  • Growth poten­tial to meet future require­ments

  • Deliv­ery to start in ear­ly 2009

EADS Defence & Secu­ri­ty (DS) has received a con­tract from the Defence Min­istry of the King­dom of Sau­di Ara­bia for the deliv­ery of a Sur­face-to-Air Mis­sile Oper­a­tions Cen­tre.

The exist­ing SAMOC has been spe­cial­ly adapt­ed by DS to meet the needs of the Sau­di Ara­bi­an armed forces. The deliv­ery com­pris­es Com­mand, Con­trol and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions (C3) soft­ware installed on work­sta­tions. The work­sta­tions are inte­grat­ed into a build­ing, which is hous­ing the Air Defence Con­trol Cen­tre (ADCC). A Mul­ti Data Link Proces­sor (MDLP) from DS pro­vides the link to the sub­or­di­nat­ed Air Defence Oper­a­tion Cen­tres (ADOCs), which con­trol the PATRIOT, HAWK and SHAHINE weapon sys­tems. In addi­tion, spares pack­ages are to be deliv­ered and main­te­nance and oper­a­tor train­ing pro­vid­ed.

The Bat­tle Man­age­ment Com­mand, Con­trol, Com­put­ers and Intel­li­gence (BMC4I) func­tion­al­i­ties of SAMOC enable the Sau­di Ara­bi­an armed forces to effi­cient­ly utilise their exist­ing air defence sys­tems in mixed deploy­ment. Before and dur­ing mis­sions as well as in train­ing, the armed forces will receive sup­port in the form of exten­sive oper­a­tions plan­ning and exe­cu­tion as well as admin­is­tra­tion appli­ca­tions in real time and non-real time. The open sys­tem archi­tec­ture pro­vides for sys­tem growth to cope with future threats and devel­op­ments and there­fore forms the basis for fur­ther exten­sions to the exist­ing struc­tures, also out­side the ground-based air defence.

Fol­low­ing com­ple­tion of the Fac­to­ry Accep­tance Test (FAT) at the Defence and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Sys­tems Ulm site in Ger­many, the sys­tem is to be deliv­ered at the end of Jan­u­ary 2009. After suc­cess­ful inte­gra­tion and a Site Accep­tance Test (SAT), it will be hand­ed over to the user in late April 2009.

Defence and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Sys­tems (DCS) is an inte­grat­ed Busi­ness Unit of EADS Defence & Secu­ri­ty (DS). DS is a sys­tems solu­tions provider com­bin­ing mil­i­tary air sys­tems, mis­sile sys­tems, com­mu­ni­ca­tions and intel­li­gence sys­tems, glob­al secu­ri­ty solu­tions, sen­sor and avion­ics sys­tems, as well as test and sup­port solu­tions into a sin­gle effec­tive net­work. In 2006, DS – with its around 23,000 employ­ees – achieved rev­enues of € 5.9 bil­lion.

EADS is a glob­al leader in aero­space, defence and relat­ed ser­vices. In 2006, EADS gen­er­at­ed rev­enues of € 39.4 bil­lion and employs a work­force of about 116,000

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