Mahindra Satyam and Saab to collaborate in defence and homeland security market
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  • India’s IT company Mahindra Satyam and Swedish defence and security company Saab have announced that they will collaborate jointly to cater to the global defence and security market. Reports noted that the financial value of the deal was estimated to be around $300 million. Both sides will set up a Centre of Excellence for Network Centric Warfare (Coe – NCW) which would function as a development centre for “mission critical applications and C4I solutions for global opportunities accessible to either side.” In the Indian context, the two companies will “jointly address the Battlefield Management System (BMS) for the Indian Army.”1

    • 1. Mahindra Satyam, “Mahindra Satyam to collaborate with Saab,” November 3, 2009; “Mahindra Satyam bags Saab deal,” The Economic Times, November 4, 2009.