Celsius supplier of radar warners for German Tornado

Celsius chosen as supplier of radar warners for the German Tornado aircraft Germany has chosen Celsius as supplier of the new radar warning system for the Tornado aircraft of the German Air Force and Navy. The order is an important step for the Celsius business unit CelsiusTech Electronics which now enters the export market with its know-how in the area of warning systems. Contract negotiations relating to this project are expected to start in the summer with Daimler-Chrysler of Germany which, as part of the Panavia consortium, is system-responsible for the mid-life improvement of the Tornado aircraft. CelsiusTech Electronics has developed electronic warfare systems since the end of the 1950s and has, among other things, delivered radar warning systems to the Royal Swedish Airforce's various generations of aircraft and has established itself as one of the world´s leading suppliers of airborne passive countermeasures. The radar warning system for the Tornado is the next generation of such systems, based on CelsiusTech Electronics' competence in the area of warning systems. For further information, please contact Guy Hörnfeldt, Group Communications CelsiusTech Electronics, on + 46 (0)8 - 580 85370 or + 46 (0)70 - 325 5370 (mobile). Celsius is an international advanced-technology and knowledge based corporation, which in close interaction with its customers develops, manufactures and maintains advanced systems, products and services within core areas Defence and Aviation Services. Based on a platform of comprehensive competence, new businesses with strong growth potential are developed for the military and commercial markets. Celsius, with sales of about SEK 14 billion, has some 11 000 employees. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/06/30/19990630BIT00340/bit0001.pdf http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/06/30/19990630BIT00340/bit0002.doc