Saab has received an order from SecureFuture to provide the security management system for a new prison at Wiri, South Auckland in New Zealand. The order amount is SEK 290 million.
“We are proud that SecureFuture has selected us as the security management system contractor for the new prison atWiri,New Zealand. We are happy to follow up the success of the Queensland Correctional Facility near Gatton inAustralia” said Gunilla Fransson, Head of Business Area Security and Defence Solutions.
Saab’s contract covers design, construction and facility maintenance of the security management system at Wiri. Approximately one third of the contract value refers to design and construction which will take place between 2012 and 2015. The remaining contract value refers to the 25 year facility maintenance period which begins thereafter.
“It was the high standard of integration and the assurance of full control over all aspects of the site that convinced the SecureFuture consortium of the readiness of Saab to meet the required security standards and quality of service.” said Dean Rosenfield, Director of Saab SDS New Zealand.
SecureFuture is made up of Fletcher Construction, who will design and construct the prison, Serco, who will operate it, Spotless Facility Services, responsible for maintenance, along with equity participants John Laing, InfraRed and The Accident Compensation Corporation.