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The program's nine-year development is set to end this year, with no production order from the U.S., Germany or Italy.
The order represents the first direct commercial sale of the latest generation countermeasures suite, BAE said.
A turboprop trainer, attack helicopter and UAV were among the aircraft the nation showed at ILA Berlin.
Defense exhibitors and attendees at ILA Berlin are mostly focused on German requirements, but the Germans are not buying anything.
The question of certification looms large in any evaluation of future MALE UAVs for European nations.
The proposal is a Sigint conversion of a Bombardier Global 5000.
Switzerland chose the Gripen after a thorough and protracted evaluation, and a framework agreement worth about $3.5 billion was signed in February 2013.
Iraq is the first announced customer for the AT-6.
Camera-on-chip technology makes possible superior image quality in miniature cameras, says the company.