Vaisala Signs a Contract for Weather Radars and Airport Weather Observation Systems
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Press release date: August 15, 2012
Vaisala and the local system integrator have signed a contract to deliver weather radars and airport weather observation systems to Saudi Arabia. The value of the deal is EUR 6.9 million.
The award renews Vaisala's role as a provider of weather observation systems to the Saudi Arabian meteorological service. According to the contract, Vaisala will deliver dual-polarized C-band weather radars, low level wind shear alarm systems and airport weather observation systems.
"The Presidency of Meteorology and Environment of Saudi Arabia is a long-term customer of ours. We are very pleased to continue the relationship and provide them Vaisala's leading weather measurement technology, which will help improve weather awareness, safety and efficiency of weather-dependent operations," says Kai Konola, Executive Vice President of Vaisala Weather Business.
More information: Kai Konola, Executive Vice President of Vaisala Weather Business Tel. +358 40 5024 900, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Vaisala Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on 75 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial markets. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1400 professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange. www.vaisala.com www.twitter.com/VaisalaGroup